Category Archives: Dublin Luas

Luas start recruitment for new tram drivers

Dublin’s Luas tram system has started a recruitment drive for more drivers to start from early January 2022. They are also looking to create a panel for future opportunities. Operators of the line, Transdev Dublin Light Rail Ltd., are looking … Continue reading

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New TFI 90 Minute fare to make seamless travel across Dublin easier

Starting from Sunday 28th November it will be easier to seamlessly travel across Dublin with the introduction of a new TFI 90 minute fare which will allow passengers free transfer between Dublin Bus, Luas and most DART, commuter rail and … Continue reading

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What’s New on British Trams Online? 14th November 2021

Two more Photo Galleries have been added to the site this week, photos coming from Dublin and Blackpool’s Tramtown (Rigby Road Depot):

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Passenger numbers fall on Luas

Unsurprisingly recent figures released by the National Transport Authority in Ireland have shown that passenger numbers on Luas have fallen as a result of travel restrictions introduced across the country from March 2020. In a similar picture to that seen … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Luas 4009

We move forward a bit in time for this week’s modern tram “Picture in Time” image as we continue our look at the Luas system in Dublin.

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Picture in Time: Luas 301

“Picture in Time” is again taking a look at one of the trams on the Luas system in Dublin with an image taken during July 2007.

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Luas Engineering Works: Red Line – October 2021

The engineering works on Luas in Dublin keep on coming! This time it’s the Red Line being affected with overhead line works seeing a change to early morning services for a week  before further works follow over the weekend of … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Luas 4003

In this edition of “Picture in Time” we are again featuring Dublin’s Luas tram system with another couple of images of one of the Alstom built trams.

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Picture in Time: Luas Sandyford Depot

We return to Dublin for this latest edition of “Picture in Time” as we take a look at one of the depots on the network.

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More Luas Green line engineering works: 2nd and 3rd October 2021

There will be further engineering works on Dublin’s Luas Green Line over the weekend of 2nd and 3rd October 2021 with the section between St Stephen’s Green and Beechwood closed throughout.

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Picture in Time: Luas 4012

We head across the Irish Sea to Dublin for the next few editions of our modern tram themed “Picture in Time” series with the Luas system featuring.

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Luas Engineering Works: Red line during September

Owing to essential engineering works on Luas’ Red line over the coming days there will be changes to services between Friday 17th and Monday 20th September. Services will mainly run as normal but there will be early finishes and late … Continue reading

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Partial Green line closures to come from September on Luas

Starting on Saturday 4th September there will be a series of engineering works taking place at Phibsborough stop on Luas’ green line which will see various weekend closure while Phibsborough stop will have limited access in between these closures.

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Red line engineering works on Luas

There will be engineering works affecting early morning and late evening service on the Red line of Luas over two weekends in August and September. Services will be altered on Friday 20th to Monday 23rd August and Friday 3rd to … Continue reading

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Luas Engineering Works: 31st July to 2nd August

The August Bank Holiday weekend in Ireland (which is at the start of month) will see some further engineering works take place on Luas’ Red Line throughout the weekend. Services will be affected on Saturday 31st July, Sunday 1st August … Continue reading

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Update – Current services on public transport systems across the British Isles

With the latest easing of restrictions taking place in England from today (Monday 19th July) which has seen the removal of the legal requirements for wearing face masks and to maintain social distancing – although still highly recommended in most … Continue reading

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More Luas Engineering Works in June

There will be further essential engineering works on Dublin’s Luas network over the June Bank Holiday weekend (Saturday 5th to Monday 7th June) which will see services on the Green Line affected. This will be a continuation of the works … Continue reading

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Update – Current services on operating systems across the British Isles

As restrictions continue to be eased we thought it was time to bring another summary of what services are being operated on tram and light rail systems across the British Isles. This is just the “public service” systems and doesn’t … Continue reading

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Luas track renewal on Green line in April, May and June

There will be track renewal taking place on Luas’ Green line over four weekends in April, May and June which will see a revised service operate with sections being closed to allow the old track to be removed and new … Continue reading

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Luas Engineering Works: 20th & 21st February

Luas’s Red line will be partially suspended on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st February to allow essential trackworks close to James’ tramstop to take place and will see replacement buses running between Blackhorse and Heuston.

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