Calls for rail to be extended to Fermanagh

THE ONGOING work to bring the railways back to the west could see tracks with speeds of 200km per hour, it has been revealed. However, as it stands, Fermanagh won’t be connected to the revolutionary infrastructure project. Recently Minister John O’Dowd suggested the tracks proposed by the All-Island Strategic Rail Review would be high-speed when eventually […]

Three-day Translink strike suspended

A THREE-DAY strike this week by transport workers in Northern Ireland, which threatened to disrupt the travel plans of thousands of Fermanagh commuters, has been suspended. Translink workers were due to walk out yesterday (Tuesday) for three days after their unions rejected a payment offer from the government. However, following talks on Sunday, the unions said there had been an […]

Fermanagh must back Omagh bid to get trains returning

IT MUST be full-steam ahead for the return of the rail line to Omagh if Enniskillen’s own wish for trains returning is not to hit the buffers. Steve Bradley from the Into The West campaign group has long been pushing for the return of working railway lines to link the west back up with Belfast, Derry […]