Into the West accuse Translink of “continuing discrimination” against Derry


The rail lobby Into The West says that Derry is still discriminated against when it comes to development of the rail service.

It gfollows the announcement that upgrade works are to proceed on the Belfast Dublin line, while the upgrade of the Derry line and of the historic Waterside Station lags far behind.

The lobby group contrasts the treatment of the Belfast-Dublin line with the Derry line.

'Into the West' Spokesperson Eamon Mc Cann says this is despite the fact that passenger numbers on the Dublin line are decreasing - while numbers on the Derry line are increasing.

He says this, along with the latest delay in a decision on the old Waterside Station, is symbolic of the way Derry is bring treated....................