STRABANE TO LIFFORD GREENWAY
“Three Rivers Greenway”
Two neighbouring towns and three converging rivers, a cross-border greenway project being supported by EU funding to link Strabane with Lifford.
|Timescale||2018 to 2021|
|Type||New urban greenway idea|
|Councils||Derry City Council|
|Donegal County Council|
June 2016: DSDC applies to Stage 1 of the DfI Small Grants Programme for Greenways competition
November 2016: DSDC secures DfI £8,000 grant funding for a feasibility study on “North West Greenways”
August 2017: “North West Greenway” misses cut for DfI £25,000 grant funding
February 2018: EU funded Cross-Border North West Greenway Network officially launched
North West Greenway Plan (PDF, 7.4MB)
Get on your bike! Cross-border North West Greenway route officially launched
Cross-border greenways: EU pledges 23m euros (BBC NI)
£8,000 support for North West Greenway initiative (Londonderry Sentinel)
Strabane Active Travel Map (PDF, 672K)
Derry City and Strabane District Council Active Travel
North West Greenway Network (Twitter)
A wee little greenway to link Derry and Donegal with EU funding (Irish Cycle)
Exercise Explore Enjoy: A Strategic Plan for Greenways (Department for Infrastructure) PDF 2.8MB
Strategic Plan for Greenways Base Report (AECOM, Sustrans, DfI) PDF 15.7MB
EXPLORE THE OUTLINE ROUTE
GREENWAY PROJECTS WHICH INTERSECT
Following the old ‘Derry Road’ line, this potential 60km greenway would run from Omagh through Strabane and along both banks of the Foyle into Derry.
STRABANE TO BALLYBOFEY AND STRANORLAR GREENWAY
A 22km route following the line of the former Finn Valley Railway west from Strabane into Ballybofey and Stranorlar in Donegal.
A walkway along the old Strabane Canal from Strabane town up to the River Foyle near Cloghcor.
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