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Beggs Welcomes Park and Ride facility at Jordanstown Train Halt

Roy Beggs MLA has welcomed the investment of £600.000 from the Department of Regional Development to develop a park and ride facility at Jordanstown Railway Station. Roy Beggs said, “Many commuters live beyond walking distance on their local railway station, and the provision of improved park and ride facilities is vital to encourage greater use of public transport. I am aware that the lack of car parking provision around Jordanstown has caused tension with residents in the past and so I believe this new park and ride facility will also be welcomed by local residents. The new CAF 4000 trains which are now operating on the Larne line are proving to be very popular and are encouraging even more people to avoid the traffic congestion and Office City Centre car parking costs. The provision of additional park and ride facilities will enable even more people to take the benefits of … Continue reading

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Millbrook Park and Ride Officially Opened

Commenting on the opening of the new park and ride facility adjacent to the A8 off the old Belfast road at Millbrook, local UUUP MLA Roy Beggs Jnr said: “I was delighted to see my party colleague, Danny Kennedy Minister for Regional Development at the opening of the Millbrook Park and Ride. Not only is Millbrook an important hub for ‘park and ride’ with easy access to Bus services, this new facility will be a safe and accessible meeting point to‘park and share’ for car-pooling commuters.” Speaking at the official opening last Wednesday, Roy Beggs MLA said: “Whilst some concerns were raised at the planning stage about this facility, I believe that overall what has been provided by Roads Service is positive and beneficial- not only for the wider travelling public, but for the residents of Millbrook as well. It is noticeable that far fewer cars are now parked on the Old … Continue reading

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