Category Archives: 353 Ireland

Alstom’s Citadis trams arrive in Dublin from La Rochelle

Alstom has successfully delivered the first longest Citadis trams ever to Dublin from its factory in La Rochelle, France. Seven, 55-metre trams, purchased for €35 million by Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII), will run on the extension of the... ...

Passenger Number Grows In Irish Rail

Passenger Number Grows In Irish Rail: Ireland’s national rail operator, Iarnród Éireann announced that passenger numbers rise by 5.3 per cent to 39.8 million in 2015. National Transport Authority release to the public this statistics. Anne... ...

High speed train service to cut Cork-Dublin journey time

High speed train service to cut Cork-Dublin journey time :IRISH Rail is to introduce a higher-speed service from Cork to Dublin which will reduce journey times by 15 minutes. A morning non-stop service will be introduced from April with a journey time... ...

Construction work on Dublin LRT Luas extension to begin next month

Construction work on Dublin LRT Luas extension to begin next month  : Construction work on the extension of Dublin’s Luas system, which will see the Green and Red lines linked for the first time, is to begin next month. Minister for Transport Leo... ...

Rail Europe offers up to $100 off with Eurail Global Pass sale

RAIL EUROPE OFFERS UP TO $100 OFF WITH EURAIL GLOBAL PASS SALE Rail Europe Inc., the largest distributor of European rail products in North America, is offering $100 off the Youth Eurail Global Pass and $75 off the Adult Eurail Global Passfor... ...

Alstom awarded contract extensions for Dublin’s Luas tram system infrastructure and tram maintenance

Alstom has been awarded two contract extensions by Ireland’s Railway Procurement Agency (RPA), one for maintenance on the Dublin’s Luas tram system infrastructure, the second for maintenance of Citadis trams on the Luas Green Line. The two... ...

Irish Rail forecasts three years in red after €21m loss

IARNROD Eireann expects to continue to post lossesin Irish Rail for another three years. The company’s annual report says it lost €20.9m last year, and does not expect to return to profitability until 2016. This is despite Transport Minister... ...

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