Category Archives: Dublin Luas

More Engineering works for Luas

There will again be disruption to normal services on Luas over the weekend of 5th and 6th September with the Red line being closed between Blackhorse and Heuston throughout the weekend. As previously, Connolly Station will not be served by … Continue reading

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Covid-19 service update – operating systems

It’s been around two months since we last brought you a summary of the service being run on the tram and light rail systems of the British Isles – so its about time we gave a handy update all in … Continue reading

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Luas Engineering Works: Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th August

Luas services will again be affected by engineering works over the weekend of 15th and 16th August with the Red line seeing no trams running between Blackhorse and Heuston throughout both days. The work will see track works taking place … Continue reading

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First of latest batch of Luas trams arrives as public consultation launched into next extension

It’s been a busy time of late in Dublin where Luas have welcomed the first of eight new Citadis 502 55 metre trams whilst at the same time have confirmed the launch of a public consultation into another extension of … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Dublin Luas Citadis 301

For the last time in this small batch of photos “Picture in Time” is off to Dublin’s Luas system for this edition.

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Luas Engineering Works: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July

There will be essential engineering works on Luas throughout the weekend of Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th July affecting Red line services between Blackhorse and Heuston with replacement buses running in their place.

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Picture in Time: Dublin Luas Citadis 301

We are again off across the Irish Sea to Dublin for another look into the archives of Luas.

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Trams in Video: Luas Red Line – 2007

In this edition of “Trams in Video” we find ourselves travelling to Dublin for some footage shot of Dublin’s Luas Red line during 2007. At this point the Red line ran between Connolly and Tallaght and was operated by Alstom … Continue reading

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Picture in Time: Dublin Luas 3025

Another view from Dublin for today’s “Picture in Time”.

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Picture in Time: Luas 3020 & 3025

We head back to Dublin for this latest edition of “Picture in Time”.

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Picture in Time: Luas 3017

The next batch of modern tram “Picture in Time” images come from Dublin and the Luas system.

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Covid-19 service update – operating systems

Its been a while since we had a round-up of the service being operated on operating tramways and light rail systems in the British Isles (by which we mean those which operate primarily as public transport and not heritage systems … Continue reading

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Luas Engineering Works: Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June

There will be further engineering works on Dublin’s Luas network on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June with the Green line affected throughout both days between St Stephen’s Green and Beechwood.

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Luas Engineering Work: Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May

There will be no trams running on Luas’ Green Line between St Stephen’s Green and Beechwood on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th May to allow essential engineering works to take place. It is planned that normal services will resume from … Continue reading

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May Day Bank Holiday engineering works for Luas

It has been announced that there will be a partial closure of Luas’ Red Line on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd May – which remains the May Day Bank Holiday in Ireland this year but don’t forget in the UK … Continue reading

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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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