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Boylan welcomes £20m COVID-19 funding package

13 August, 2020 - by Cathal Boylan

Sinn Féin MLA Cathal Boylan has welcomed a £20 million funding package for Translink announced today by Finance Minister Conor Murphy.

The Newry and Armagh MLA said:

“I welcome today’s announcement by Finance Minister Conor Murphy of a £20 million funding package to support Translink. 

“Public transport is one of the sectors which has been hardest hit by the current public health emergency with a huge decline in passengers travelling on buses and trains. 

“This funding from Conor Murphy will help Translink address the huge challenges that COVID-19 presents for public transport and keep both staff and passengers safe. 

“It’s important that while travelling on buses and trains, people follow the public health advice to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing.”

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