HL Deb 30 March 1999 vol 599 cc34-5WA
Lord Eames

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will consider reopening the 8¼ mile rail link between Armagh and Portadown in the light of the growing significance of Armagh to the political and business development of Northern Ireland. [HL1538]

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (Lord Dubs)

There are no plans to consider reopening the rail link between Armagh and Portadown.