Irish Railway Invites for Railway Project

Irish Railway Invites for Railway Project
February 15, 2010 2:13 pm | Last Update: August 10, 2015 2:15 pm

Irish Rail has invited bids for the €2.5bn ($3.43bn) project to design, build and operate two rail tunnels beneath Dublin, part of the Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART).

The proposed twin tunnels will run 24m below the surface and will allow the DART trains to run underground from the Docklands to Inchicore.

The new 7.6km underground line will run through Dublin covering underground stations at Heuston, Christchurch, St Stephen’s Green, Westland Row and Spencer Dock, in addition to a surface level station in Inchicore, according to

Expected to be complete by 2016, the tunnels will have 20 trains running in each direction every hour carrying a total of 64,000 passengers. 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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