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2006
Defects identified with the Luas tracks
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7 March 2006
To ask the Minister for Transport if he has received information from the rail procurement agency in relation to the cause of recent structural defects identified with the LUAS tracks; if he is confident that such defects will not manifest itself in other sections of the track; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

- Dan Neville. (Nominated by: Olivia Mitchell).
For ORAL answer on Tuesday, 7th March, 2006.
Ref No:   9113/06     Lottery:   71     Proof:   109

To ask the Minister for Transport the position in regard to the improvement works on the LUAS; if construction was originally carried out in accordance with specifications; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

- Bernard J. Durkan.
For WRITTEN answer on Tuesday, 7th March, 2006.
Ref No:   9450/06     Proof:   431

Answered by the Minister for Transport
(Martin Cullen)

REPLY

I propose to answer questions 117 and 383 together.

I refer the Deputy to my reply of the 1st February 2006 to Question Nos. 129, 158, 172, 179, 190, 200 and 280 in relation to the matter.  The position remains unchanged.