Rush to public transport…

Use of public transport is up: Metro in Belfast up 10%: Goldenline Express up more than 16% April; and trains on the Bangor to Portadown central corridor since June in more than 15%. Sammy Wilson’s not impressed. Both the Larne and Derry lines are suffering from long term underinvestment. Translink announced £23.6million in government investment in December 2004, which saved the Derry and Larne lines from closure.

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