Monitoring the Effect of Local Rail Network Improvements to Plan Improved Public Transport Provision for Belfast's Two Airports



Monitoring the Effect of Local Rail Network Improvements to Plan Improved Public Transport Provision for Belfast's Two Airports

Authors

FERGUSON D, The Queen's University of Belfast, UK

Description

Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland with a population of about one million within the Belfast City Region, an area extending some 25-30 miles from the city centre. [DOE NI (1996)].

Abstract

Belfast is the capital city of Northern Ireland with a population of about one million within the Belfast City Region, an area extending some 25-30 miles from the city centre. [DOE NI (1996)].

There are good sea and air links to the rest of the UK and there is a network of road and rail links connecting the Belfast City Region to the west and south. The area is served by two commercial airports (See Fig. 1)

Publisher

Association for European Transport