Antrim-Knockmore Railway

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Regional Development – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 3:30 pm on 5th March 2001.

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Photo of Billy Bell Billy Bell UUP 3:30 pm, 5th March 2001

Has the Minister considered the implications for the Belfast Area Plan of this proposal to close the Antrim to Knockmore line, particularly in the light of the proposed location of 20,000 new houses along this public transport route? As an interim measure, is he prepared to consider the provision of a light railway shuttle service on that line instead of the proposed bus service?