Railways Act, 1924


Re-organisation of Railway System.

Amalgamation of railways.

2.—(1) With a view to the re-organisation and more efficient and economical working of the railway system of Saorstát Eireann, the amalgamated company shall be formed in accordance with the provisions of this Act by the amalgamation of the companies set out in the first column of the First Schedule to this Act, and by the absorption of the companies set out in the second column of that Schedule.

(2) For the purposes of this Act the Arigna Colliery Extension Railway, the Athy-Wolfhill Colliery Railway, and the Castle-comer Railway shall on the 1st day of January, 1925, or such earlier or later date as the railway tribunal after consultation with the Minister may fix, be absorbed by the amalgamated company on terms to be agreed with the owners of those railways or, in default of such agreement, on terms to be decided by the railway tribunal.