Category Archives: Dublin Luas

Further service reductions on the way

As the impact of the current social distancing restrictions continue to be felt it has been announced that there will be further service reductions on various tramways across the British Isles – Stagecoach Supertram has already reduced their service with … Continue reading

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Tram derailed in Dublin after truck collision

Luas services on the Red line have been severely disrupted after a tram was derailed following a collision with a truck close to the stop at Smithfield. The Fire Brigade and Paramedics attended the scene but fortunately only one minor … Continue reading

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More service reductions across the UK

As government advice for social distancing and to travel only if essential continues further service reductions have been introduced on light rail systems across the UK. The Tyne and Wear Metro have further reduced their timetables whilst a revised service … Continue reading

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Trams in Video: Luas Green line – July 2007

For the next few weeks we are back with videos of trams, courtesy of Bob Hodges, and for the first edition of the return we head to Dublin for footage from the Green line. Filmed in July 2007 at a … Continue reading

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Luas Red line services frequency reduced

Services on Luas’ Red line have been seeing a lower frequency in services at the end of January as a result of tram availability. In a statement on their website Luas have warned passengers that at peak times they may … Continue reading

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15% rise in passenger numbers on Luas

2019 saw a rise for the third consecutive year in passenger numbers on Ireland’s only tram system, Luas. 48.1 million journeys were recorded which was an increase of 15% on the previous year’s figure.

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Christmas and New Year services 2019/20

Christmas is a time to spend with your family but what happens if you want to do something a bit different? Well, you could always go for a ride or take some photos of trams around the country couldn’t you?! … Continue reading

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Cyclist dies after being hit by tram in Dublin

A 19 year old man, named locally as Cormac O Braonian, chairperson of Labour Youth in the Republic of Ireland, has died after being hit by a tram in Dublin City Centre at 0300 on Sunday 15th December 2019. Mr … Continue reading

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Fare changes on Luas

Monthly and annual tickets on Dublin’s Luas tram network will go up from 1st December it has been announced by the National Transport Authority (NTA) in the first part of their fare determination. Cash and TFI Leap ticket price changes … Continue reading

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Green line trams getting longer on Luas

In a sign of the continued popularity of Dublin’s Luas network 26 trams are set to grow as part of a major investment programme. The Citadis 402 trams (originally delivered as seven section trams) will become Citadis 502s in the … Continue reading

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Engineering works on Luas’ green line

Luas’ green line will see essential engineering works take place on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August which will mean there will be no service between Beechwood and St Stephen’s Green – replacement buses will run every 15 minutes between … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Two more Photo Galleries have now been added to the main website:

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Study names Metrolink as fifth best in the world

In another boost for Manchester Metrolink the system has been named as the fifth best in the world as part of an international study. This study looked at 32 trams systems from across the world and Metrolink was in the … Continue reading

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Luas Green line hit by overhead line problems

Overhead wires – great when they work and power trams across the British Isles but as soon as there is an issue with them that’s when things start to go awry to the service. The latest place to suffer a … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Luas Red Cow Depot

This week’s modern tram image in Picture in Time is again from Dublin’s Luas system as we take a look at the storage sidings at Red Cow Depot.

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Picture in Time: Luas 3009

After last week’s look inside a tram in the Irish capital we return to a more conventional image this time around as we continue our series on Luas.

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Picture in Time: Luas Citadis 301 interior

We remain in Dublin again for this week’s modern tram archive image – this time though we don’t look outside a tram but rather feature the interior.

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Luas launch new safety campaign

2019 marks the fifteenth anniversary of Dublin’s Luas light rail system – with service starting on the last day of June 2004 – and despite the fact that other road users should by now be used to the trams running … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Luas 301

We continue our look at the trams in Dublin through the years as part of Picture in Time today.

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Picture in Time: Luas 3005

Across the Irish Sea for the start of a few images from Dublin’s Luas system today as Picture in Time continues.

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