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Railway Procurement Agency

RPA was established as an Independent Statutory Body, by Ministerial Order on December 28th 2001 following the passing of the Transport (Railway Infrastructure) Act, 2001. RPA’s brief is to:

  • Secure the provision of, or to provide, such light railway and metro infrastructure as may be determined from time to time by the Minister for Transport
  • Monitor and publish regular reports on the safety of the light railway and metro infrastructure
  • Enter into agreements with other persons in order to secure the provision of such railway infrastructure whether by means of a concession, joint venture, public private partnership or any other means
  • Acquire and facilitate the development of land adjacent to any railway works subject to and application for a railway order where such acquisition and development contributes to the economic viability of the said railway works
  • Develop an Integrated Ticketing System for public transport in Ireland, focusing initially on the Greater Dublin Area.
RPA has been our partner since the 19th of March, 2010. Please take a look at their website for more information about them at
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