Originally Posted by karlr42
It's interesting that the stations that are proposed to get DART-level service are also the ones with the least passengers right now. Maybe it will be a case of build it and they will come, but it's a real shame electrification and quad tracking never made it out to Kildare town given the heavier existing usage of services past Hazelhatch.
The most productive and immediate requirement for quad tracking is north of Connolly. There is nothing remotely approaching the number of movements or density of stops between Hazelhatch and Kildare to merit quad tracking. Having said that, it is important that no developments are allowed to take place in the vivinity of the Kildare line that would prevent quadrupling in the future.