Ireland Completed Red Line Railway Extension

Ireland Completed Red Line Railway Extension
July 10, 2011 6:38 pm

Ireland has completed the 4.2km extension of Dublin’s Luas light rail network by expanding the Red Line from Belgard to Saggart in west Tallaght.

The €150m rail line will have five stations and a 312-space park-and-ride stop at Cheeverstown, which is expected to increase passenger numbers on the Luas network by two million to almost 30 million.

The project was jointly funded by the Railway Procurement Agency of Ireland and a group of private landowners that includes Davy Hickey Properties, Harcourt Development and HSS (Mansfield Group).

Ireland is planning to build a link between the Red and Green lines and the Metro North project at the end of September as part of a new National Development Plan. is a railway information and news platform. Website presents from all around the world railway sector news, developments, projects and tender for the sector specialists. Railwaynews supports to industry events and announced them for potential participants. Railwaynews plans to collecting data from all around the world, about railway infrastructure, rolling stock, railway transportation datum, geographical datum to present for railway professionals for short term. Railwaynews will build new platforms aims to high value railway business environment for all railway specialists, railway fans and especially railway suppliers and their decision makers. Railwaynews presents whole information from rail professionals to rail professionals.

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