Translink apology amid Derry line ‘frustration’

Translink have said they understand the “frustration and disappointment” of local train passenger, but warned that disruption will continue until the end of the year.

Three vehicles were involved in the incident.

Three vehicle crash on Glenshane Road

Police are currently in attendance at a three vehicle rtc on the Glenshane Road, between Derry and the Claudy turn-off.

Madam's Bank Road in Derry.

Youths targeting cars ‘could cause fatalities’ on busy road

Youths attacking cars along one of Derry’s busiest roads could result in someone being killed, a local Councillor has warned.

Sinead McLaughlin, chief executive of Derry's Chamber of Commerce. (Brian Lawless/PA Wire)

‘Frustration and disappointment’ over A6 delay

The head of Derry’s Chamber of Commerce has voiced “frustration and disappointment” over delays to the A6 Derry to Belfast project due to the granting of a judicial review.

Loreto Douglas, who sadly died following a road traffic collision on the Glenshane Pass on Wednesday. (Photo courtesy of Lifestart)

Tributes paid to Glenshane crash victim Loreto Douglas

Tributes are pouring in for 64 year-old Loreto Douglas who died following a road traffic collision on the Glenshane Pass on Wednesday.

Emergency services at the scene of the three-vehicle collision on the Glenshane Pass. (Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press).

Glenshane Crash: One person dead

One person has died as a result of a three vehicle collision on the Glenshane Pass on Wednesday, the ‘Journal’ understands.

A woman has been airlifted to hospital following a three-vehicle crash on the Glenshane Pass near Dungiven. (Photo Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press)

Glenshane Crash: Woman airlifted to hospital

A woman has been airlifted to hospital following a three-vehicle crash on the Glenshane Road between Derry and Belfast.

Craigavon Bridge, Derry.

Traffic warning as lorry sheds load on bridge

Police have urged motorists to avoid using the lower deck of the Craigavon Bridge due to a lorry shedding its load.

Sinn Fein Councillor Paul Fleming.

Clooney carriageway tops agenda in talks

Action must be taken to tackle safety issues at Clooney Road Dual Carriageway, Sinn Fein Councillor Paul Fleming has warned.

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard.

Derry roadworks halted for Christmas

A Christmas embargo is to be placed on all nonessential roadworks across main routes in Derry and Strabane from next week, Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has confirmed.

Scenes from a previous hard hitting educational roadshow in the north.  (Picture: Michael Cooper.)

Major road safety event following fatalities

A cross-border road safety meeting will be staged this week as it emerged that over a dozen people have been killed on the north west’s roads so far this year.

Extensive track engineering work has been carried out. Stock image. INCR 43-709-CON

Passenger disruption ending with phased services return on Derry line

Train services on one of Northern Ireland’s most celebrated railway routes are to return to normal from Monday.

More than 38,000 people have died in road traffic collisions in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland since records began.

38,787 people killed on roads north and south since records began

All those who have died in road traffic collisions will be remembered on the World Day of Remembrance on Sunday 20 November 2016.

A stretch of the A5 road.

‘A5 and A6 remain key projects’ - McCartney

Sinn Féin MLA for Foyle, Raymond McCartney, has said commentary around traffic disruption on a number of roads in Belfast should not be used as an excuse for any talk of diverting funds from the A5 and A6 road project.

The Belfast to Newark flight will stop in January.

European Commission: We didn’t block New York flight

The European Commission has denied it made any decision that led to the cancellation of the North’s only direct flight to the US.


Pedestrian dies after road traffic collision

A man in his 40s has died after he was involved in a road traffic collision on the Strabane Road in Newtownstewart last month.
The scene of an accident on the stretch of road last week.

Call for action on ‘infamous’ stretch of Derry road

The Department for Infrastructure has confirmed they are looking at additional safety measures along Maydown dual carriageway.

Sinn Fein Councillor Colly Kelly pictured at the bus depot.

Wi-Fi upgrade on trains and buses ‘a significant investment’

Sinn Féin councillor Colly Kelly has welcomed an investment of £400,000 on its Wi-Fi services on local trains and buses.

The barriers erected outside Gaelscoil na Dar�ige.

New safety barriers outside Ballymagroarty primary school

The installation of pedestrian safety barriers outside Gaelscoil na Daróige in Ballymagroarty has been welcomed.

Chris Hazzard said other projects were more of a priority than the York Street interchange

Fleet of winter gritters on standby

Local salt barns and gritting stations have been piled to capacity ahead of this winter, Transport Minister Chris Hazzard has confirmed.

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