Fifteen million euro funding for Derry-Coleraine railway line

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EU funding of almost 15 million euro has been secured for the Derry-Coleraine railway line.

In April, work on a major update to the Derry-Coleraine line was delayed for four months.

It's been said that competition for the funding was unprecedented, with 700 applications submitted, totalling 36 billion euro of requested funding, three times more than that which was available.

East Derry MLA, John Dallat says it's great news for the North West and is hoping for additional funding in the future: