Category Archives: Dublin Luas

In Pictures: Testing on Luas Cross city line

With the line due to open to the public in December testing of trams on the Luas cross city line is continuing to ensure that everything is ready for the first passengers to be carried. Despite the effects of Storm … Continue reading

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Ophelia does her worst causing Luas and MER suspensions

Services on both Luas and the Manx Electric Railway were hit by ex-Hurricane Ophelia at the start of the week with no trams able to run for large periods of time, firstly due to safety fears and then because of … Continue reading

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A couple of smaller Photo Galleries have been added to the main site this week:

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Luas Cross City line starts testing

Saturday 17th June was a key milestone in Luas Cross City line project with the initial gauging runs taking place ahead of the line’s opening planned for the end of 2017. Two of the system’s Citadis 401 trams had been … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year services 2016-17

This is your complete one-stop guide to services being operated on all tram and light rail networks in the British Isles over the Christmas and New Year period 2016-17. The differences in services being offered is plain to see from … Continue reading

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Bus hits tram in Dublin

Eight people were injured when a tour bus hit a Luas tram in Dublin City Centre on Friday 28th October. The circumstances surrounding the collision are not yet known but three investigations are now reported to be underway to find … Continue reading

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We have another three Photo Galleries for you this week as part of our latest main site update:

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Strikes ended in two capital cities

Positive news to report from both Dublin and London where proposed strikes have now been cancelled following new offers from management. Both Luas in Dublin and London Tramlink were involved in disputes over pay but recent fresh offers have now … Continue reading

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Latest Luas strikes cancelled

Two four hour strikes due to take place on Dublin’s Luas network on Thursday 26th and Friday 27th May have been cancelled to allow talks to take place in an attempt to find an end to the pay dispute which … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Dublin Luas update

Work to extend the Luas system through Dublin City Centre has been continuing in recent weeks as show in this latest pictorial update as provided by John Hampton.

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And the strikes goes on

Despite hopes that there may be gave been an end to the strike action on the Luas tram system in Dublin drivers have once again taken action this week – with more strike days to come in the coming weeks.

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Luas strikes suspended

The next round of strikes planned on Dublin’s Luas system have been suspended with further talks between operator Transdev and the Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical union (Siptu) now set to take place to try and bring an end to … Continue reading

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In Pictures: Luas Cross City line extension progress

The main news coming out of Dublin recently may have been all to do with the ongoing strike action on the Luas system but there is also some more positive news to report with progress continuing on the construction of … Continue reading

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Luas strikes continue

Despite hopes in March that the disruptive strike action on Dublin’s Luas tram system over pay was over the dispute is ongoing with further strikes due to take place later this month and into May. The last we reported on … Continue reading

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Luas strikes suspended

After several disruptive strikes on Dublin’s Luas tram system the action has been suspended – just ahead of the planned strike on St Patrick’s Day. It has been reported that staff from three out of four grades have accepted pay … Continue reading

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Luas strike action set to continue

Members of the Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical Union (Siptu) are set to step up their strike action in their ongoing dispute over pay on Dublin’s Luas tram system with a further three strikes now announced. The first strike took … Continue reading

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Luas workers go on strike

The Luas tram system in Dublin is coming towards the end of a two day strike with no services having operated on either Thursday 11th and Friday 12th February. The strike was called by the Services, Industrial, Professional and Technical … Continue reading

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Christmas and New Year Services 2015-2016

Once again we bring you a round-up of the services being operated across all tram and light rail networks in the British Isles over the Christmas and New Year period. From Edinburgh in the north to Croydon in the south … Continue reading

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Seven more trams for Luas

Dublin’s Luas tram network will be receiving seven extra trams before the end of 2017 as part of the Cross City project which will see an extension to the exisiting network. The seven trams will once again by Citadis trams … Continue reading

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This week on British Trams Online

We have three more Photo Galleries for you this week plus some updates to the Events Diary and a couple of Fleet Lists:

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