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Transport 21 - Luas

Seven lines are proposed

Connolly to Point Depot, Line C1

This line is 1.5km long and starts at Connolly station turns into Harbourmaster Place and along Mayor Street through Spencer Dock, serving the proposed new train station and will terminate at the Point Depot.

Full details of the works order can be found here here

Following the public inquiry. the inquiry completed its report

Work is currenlty ongoing to be completed by 2009.

Link both lines, Line BX

Route still undecided, but O'Connell Street is not favoured by many. A credible alternative is a new bridge linking Hawkins Street and Marlborough Street. This may be built to avoid yet more disruption on O'Connell Street.

While 2008 was given as the completion date this project has been merged with line D O'Connell Street to Liffey Junction.

Tallaght Citywest, Line A1

A short line costed at €36 million starting from the Cookstown stop on the current Red Line running to Citywest. To be in place by 2010. This is a private venture supported and paid for by several business owners along the route the line will serve.

Further details of the line here. The works order was submitted by the RPA Dec 18th 2007 and is available here

Sandyford to Cherrywood, Line B1

Works order was submitted on Monday 7th November 2005 after several months delay due to negotiations with local property developers. A full route description can be found here

Full details of the works order can be found here here

Following the public inquiry. the inquiry completed its report, subsequently the railway order was granted by the minister, a copy of which is available here.

Completed by 2010

Dublin Lucan, Line F

Very little is known of this line other than it will approach Lucan from the south of the Liffey and will serve Liffey Valley enroute linking with Metro West

Further details of the line here

By 2013

City Liffey Junction, Line D

Line from the city centre to Broadstone then using the former MGWR rail alignment parallel to Phibsborough Road to Liffey Junction. This will serve Grangegorman, the site of the new DIT campus. This line will link with the Maynooth Line. Line D1 Liffey Junction to Finglas is proposed for study in Transport 21.

Completed by 2012

Cherrywood Bray, Line B2

Details not fully known but appears to require a new viaduct across Bride's Glen south of Cherrywood. The existing viaduct is still in place however due to a complete lack of thought an office block was built obstructing the original alignment.

The route consultation process is currently underway, details of which are contained in a recent RPA newsletter

Completed by 2015

Last Updated: December 23 2007 13:24:55
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