Category Archives: Dublin Luas

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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Sandyford Park and Ride reopens on Luas

After 16 months the Park and Ride site at Sandyford on Luas reopened to the public on Monday 6th May. The Park and Ride was closed on 5th January 2018 to allow for extension work at the adjacent depot for … Continue reading

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All the Stations do Luas as they head to Ireland

Back in 2017 Vicki Pipe and Geoff Marshall embarked on a quest to visit all 2,563 railway stations in Great Britain completing not only a series of videos on You Tube but also a best selling book to show their … Continue reading

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Tram derailed after collision with bus in Dublin

Nine people suffered injuries after a tram was derailed in a collision with a bus in Dublin City Centre in the early morning of Saturday 16th March. Both vehicles suffered major damage in the incident which saw the front section … Continue reading

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2018 sees record passenger numbers on Luas

As would be expected considering it was the first full year of the Cross City Green line extension, 2018 saw a record breaking year for passenger numbers on Luas with nearly 42 million passengers carried on the network.

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Independent survey gives thumbs up to Luas Cross City extension

Having now being operational for a little over a year a recent independent survey has shown that the extension of the Luas green line – via the new Cross City line – is popular with those using it with a … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2018/19

The Turkey gets boring, you’re fed up with yet more repeats on the television and being confined to barracks with the family is starting to get a bit irritating – but what are you going to do? How about going … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

Another couple of Photo Galleries have been added to the website this week:

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Luas passengers remain satisfied with service

Despite problems with reliability experienced since the opening of the cross city extension last December the vast majority of passengers on Luas remain satisfied with the service according to a recent survey conducted on behalf of the National Transport Authority.

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