Council grants more time to Irish Rail to redevelop Ceannt station

Galway Bay fm newsroom – Iarnród Éireann has secured more time to redevelop Ceannt station in the city.

The city council has granted an extension of planning permission to redevelop the city station which includes a protected structur

Planning permission relates to the construction of 95 square metres of a single-storey glazed entrance building at Ceannt station and the extension of the north eastern bay platform.

The redevelopment project also involves the removal of walls within the station to provide additional ticket purchase facilities.

The National Transport Authority had withdrawn funding and therefore delayed the completion of the redevelopment within the timeframe for planning permission.

However funding for the work has now been confirmed and an extension of planning permission has been granted unconditionally until August 2024.