Proposal To Link Moate And Athlone With Light Railway Track

A Westmeath county councillor is making the suggestion.

A Westmeath Councillor is proposing a light railway system for the existing track between Moate and Athlone. 

Fine Gael representative Tom Farrell wants a feasibility study to be carried out - with the possibility of including Mullingar if the plan is a success. 

He says Athlone Institute of Technology has expressed its willingness to participate in the study. 

Councillor Farrell believes the project would have numerous benefits:

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