£12m from EU for NW rail upgrade

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The European Union is funding the Londonderry to Coleraine rail upgrade to the tune of £12m.

Rai l Minister Chris Hazzard explained: “The Trans European Transport Network/Connecting Europe Facility programme is currently funding the Coleraine to Derry rail track improvement project with some £12m having been awarded in 2015. This project is scheduled for completion in April 2017 and I anticipate that this will be fully co-financed as originally offered.”