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Getting From Cork To Dublin Will Take Just 60 Minutes In The Near Future

By James Fenton

April 12, 2017 at 8:59am

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This would be fierce handy. 

Cork Chamber have submitted their plan for the future of the city and it includes reducing the train journey time to Dublin down to just one hour by the year 2040. 

The submission also includes plans to develop  of Cork into a competitive high rise city as well as improving connectivity by investment in new motorway projects. 

Commenting on the Cork 2040 plans, Barrie O’Connell, President of Cork Chamber, said:

“To maximise Cork’s potential, smart investments in key infrastructure priorities, including public transport, wastewater facilities, the Tivoli and Docklands, and new recreation areas, are required. A key differentiator for Cork is that we have the existing conditions in place with capacity to scale to accommodate 121,000 more jobs and an additional 221,000 people for Cork to play a central part in Ireland’s future economic and social development.
 
“Our vision for Cork 2040 is the fulcrum for a regional engine of economic growth in Ireland linking effectively with other locations in the region to maximise the overall contribution to the national economy.  With investment for Cork, growth will come for the country.”

Making Cork more accessible for all. We can't argue with that.

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