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#Luas

# luas - This month November 2022

Luas passenger loses €60k injury claim after tram stopped suddenly due to jogger
# Luas
# Luas

Luas passenger loses €60k injury claim after tram stopped suddenly due to jogger

Nov 8th 2022, 2:15 PM 32,255 Views 0 Comments

Judge O’Sullivan said it would be unreasonable to expect the Luas to slowly crawl through and around Dublin.

# luas - This year 2022

Man (50s) dies after being hit by Luas tram
# Cabra
# Cabra

Man (50s) dies after being hit by Luas tram

Sep 18th 2022, 9:33 AM 46,690 Views 8 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

More 24-hour Dublin buses to be rolled out in autumn

Aug 9th 2022, 6:00 AM 27,002 Views 21 Comments

Increase in late-night services across the public transport network is being kept under review, Dept of Transport tells The Journal.

Late-night Luas service ruled out, as hours needed for maintenance
# Late-night Public Transport
# Late-night Public Transport

Late-night Luas service ruled out, as hours needed for maintenance

Aug 4th 2022, 6:04 AM 20,602 Views 26 Comments

The Luas will not operate a 24-hour service as the NTA says it carries out maintenance when the trams are out of service.

Luas could run past 1am as NTA examines extending operational hours, says minister
# Late Night Luas
# Late Night Luas

Luas could run past 1am as NTA examines extending operational hours, says minister

Jun 22nd 2022, 1:41 PM 14,121 Views 25 Comments

Increased public transport capacity could help address the taxi shortage in Dublin, the transport minister indicated.

Fatality could have occurred when Luas collided with bridge, investigation finds
# Dublin
# Dublin

Fatality could have occurred when Luas collided with bridge, investigation finds

May 12th 2022, 11:09 AM 27,734 Views 3 Comments

The incident occurred on the approach to Beresford Place railway bridge in Dublin city last year.

Students and young people will enjoy half-price public transport fares from tomorrow
# Fare Play
# Fare Play

Students and young people will enjoy half-price public transport fares from tomorrow

May 8th 2022, 4:12 PM 43,406 Views 60 Comments

The reduced fares apply to journeys on Dublin Bus, Iarnrod Éireann, Bus Éireann, Luas, Go-Ahead and Local Link.

# luas - Last year 2021

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today
# Leap
# Leap

Leap Card users can avail of a new '90-minute fare' from today

Nov 28th 2021, 12:30 PM 40,462 Views 39 Comments

Any number of journeys taken within 90 minutes will cost a flat rate of €2.30.

SIPTU is calling for reduced passenger numbers on public transport 'for safety'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

SIPTU is calling for reduced passenger numbers on public transport 'for safety'

Nov 24th 2021, 7:16 PM 14,291 Views 25 Comments

The trade union said its representatives had written today to Transport Minister Eamon Ryan

Underground Dart line mothballed for 20 years, according to updated Dublin transport strategy
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Underground Dart line mothballed for 20 years, according to updated Dublin transport strategy

Updated Nov 9th 2021, 2:00 PM 38,709 Views 100 Comments
  • The strategy includes proposals for the long-awaited Metrolink from Swords to Charlemont.
  • Planning permission for the Metrolink will be sought next year but the scheme won't be operational until after 2031.
  • Proposals for an underground line linking Heuston Station to the Dart service have been shelved until after 2042.
Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by Luas
# Steeven's Lane
# Steeven's Lane

Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by Luas

Oct 28th 2021, 5:55 PM 28,579 Views 11 Comments

Red Line services are currently running with significant delays,

Youth assaulted during incident at Luas line in Dublin city centre
# Parnell Street
# Parnell Street

Youth assaulted during incident at Luas line in Dublin city centre

Sep 28th 2021, 8:06 PM 55,555 Views 23 Comments

A number of Garda units attended the scene and youths had dispersed upon arrival.

No Luas Red Line services between Blackhorse and The Point this morning
# Dublin
# Dublin

No Luas Red Line services between Blackhorse and The Point this morning

Sep 28th 2021, 7:33 AM 20,769 Views 11 Comments

It’s due to an incident in Rialto overnight.

Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral
# Twitter
# Twitter

Transport authority contacted gardaí over Twitter account after fake 'free Luas' claims went viral

Sep 1st 2021, 7:00 PM 41,793 Views 25 Comments

A viral joke in early August claimed that the light rail service in the capital was now free of charge.

Public transport services return to full capacity today for the first time in over a year
# On The Road Again
# On The Road Again

Public transport services return to full capacity today for the first time in over a year

Sep 1st 2021, 6:15 AM 13,234 Views 15 Comments

Masks are still a requirement across public transport.

Number of security officers on Luas temporarily increases by 30% after report on women’s safety
# Safety
# Safety

Number of security officers on Luas temporarily increases by 30% after report on women’s safety

Jul 28th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,524 Views 23 Comments
  • The number of Luas security officers has increased by 30% after a report found that women have serious safety concerns on public transport, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Activists say better infrastructure, like lighting at bus stops, and including women in planning are crucial to making public transport safer.
  • Negative experiences have a "lasting effect" on women's transport choices, according to Transport Infrastructure Ireland.
No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point
# Luas
# Luas

No Luas service running between Smithfield and the Point

Jun 11th 2021, 7:33 AM 17,953 Views 2 Comments

The Red Line is closed between the Smithfield and the Point stops due to a technical fault.

Planning watchdog warns of negative impacts of numerous developments in south Dublin on M50 and Luas line
# Luas M50 Woes
# Luas M50 Woes

Planning watchdog warns of negative impacts of numerous developments in south Dublin on M50 and Luas line

Apr 23rd 2021, 1:44 PM 36,613 Views 56 Comments

The OPR has criticised a new draft development plan by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.

Unfair dismissal claim fails after Luas operator fired inspector who knelt on passenger's legs for 10 minutes
# Transdev
# Transdev

Unfair dismissal claim fails after Luas operator fired inspector who knelt on passenger's legs for 10 minutes

Mar 16th 2021, 3:06 PM 55,160 Views 22 Comments

The incident took place at the Bluebell Luas stop in September 2019.

Man arrested after Luas security worker injured in pepper spray attack
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man arrested after Luas security worker injured in pepper spray attack

Feb 22nd 2021, 6:51 PM 33,514 Views 38 Comments

The incident happened on the Luas Red line at Suir Road this afternoon.

# luas - All time

Luas services partially suspended on Red and Green lines due to electrical fault
# Dublin
# Dublin

Luas services partially suspended on Red and Green lines due to electrical fault

Dec 17th 2020, 11:50 AM 9,998 Views 10 Comments

Limited services are available on both lines only.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to 'unruly' anti-mask incident on Luas Red line
# Luas Tram
# Luas Tram

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to 'unruly' anti-mask incident on Luas Red line

Nov 18th 2020, 4:18 PM 86,358 Views 51 Comments

The incident occurred in the afternoon of Monday 2 November.

Just under €500k was collected in fare evasion fines on public transport during the pandemic
# A Fine Time
# A Fine Time

Just under €500k was collected in fare evasion fines on public transport during the pandemic

Nov 2nd 2020, 6:10 AM 33,430 Views 10 Comments

Capacity on public transport services was greatly reduced after the arrival of Covid-19.

Man hospitalised after being hit by Luas in south Dublin
# Green Line
# Green Line

Man hospitalised after being hit by Luas in south Dublin

Oct 29th 2020, 7:46 PM 39,658 Views 13 Comments

The incident happened at around 6.30pm.

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year

Aug 17th 2020, 4:11 PM 16,044 Views 35 Comments

At the peak of Covid-19 restrictions traffic was down by about 78%, it’s now down by 16.3% in Dublin and 12.6% elsewhere.

Engineers to begin identifying possible routes for Cork's new Luas line
# Where's The Stop?
# Where's The Stop?

Engineers to begin identifying possible routes for Cork's new Luas line

Aug 7th 2020, 4:12 PM 24,144 Views 67 Comments

Retail, education and industry hotspots have been identified as potential locations for stops on the new Cork Luas line.

'Sustainable' Luas Finglas extension plans open for virtual public consultation
# Green Line
# Green Line

'Sustainable' Luas Finglas extension plans open for virtual public consultation

Jul 28th 2020, 11:34 AM 17,573 Views 45 Comments

The 4km extension would create four new stops on the green line alongside a cycle and pedestrian path.

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses
# Safety Appeal
# Safety Appeal

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses

Jul 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 33,776 Views 53 Comments

There were 11 incidents in which the Luas made contact with vehicles from January to June of this year.

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,905 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week
# Phase Two
# Phase Two

Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week

Jun 6th 2020, 9:37 AM 24,248 Views 18 Comments

But social distancing requirements will still mean capacity on services will be just over 20% of pre-Covid levels.

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'
# Transport
# Transport

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'

May 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,116 Views 64 Comments

The National Bus and Rail Union wants a number of measures introduced to guarantee worker welfare.

Man in his 60s in critical condition after being hit by Luas this morning
# Green Line
# Green Line

Man in his 60s in critical condition after being hit by Luas this morning

Apr 12th 2020, 8:57 AM 60,811 Views 38 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident, which happened near the Ballyogan Wood Luas stop.

Luas derails after colliding with truck in Dublin city centre
# Smithfield
# Smithfield

Luas derails after colliding with truck in Dublin city centre

Mar 30th 2020, 9:34 AM 156,740 Views 80 Comments

The incident happened in Smithfield earlier this morning.

'Drivers are being hit in the head with bricks': No plans for dedicated transport police as drivers condemn attacks
# Anti-social Behaviour
# Anti-social Behaviour

'Drivers are being hit in the head with bricks': No plans for dedicated transport police as drivers condemn attacks

Mar 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 57,707 Views 45 Comments

Unions have been calling for the introduction of a dedicated transport policing unit.

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?
# Getting Around
# Getting Around

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?

Jan 30th 2020, 8:29 AM 46,907 Views 238 Comments

Solidarity-PBP made the pledge in their climate change manifesto yesterday.

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year

Jan 8th 2020, 9:31 PM 13,468 Views 31 Comments

Passenger figures across the rail, bus and tram network in Ireland increase last year.

Luas Green Line services resume after power failure
# Transdev
# Transdev

Luas Green Line services resume after power failure

Dec 29th 2019, 1:56 PM 9,217 Views 5 Comments

Fine Gael Senator Neale Richmond has called on Transdev to explain the delays over the Christmas period.

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Office of Transport Minister Shane Ross warned Luas operator of 'increase in anti-social behaviour'

Dec 24th 2019, 10:00 PM 26,934 Views 34 Comments

In one case, an eight-year-old girl had beer contents splashed on her.

Cyclist who died after collision with Luas named as Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin
# RIP
# RIP

Cyclist who died after collision with Luas named as Labour Youth Chair Cormac Ó Braonáin

Dec 15th 2019, 6:45 PM 130,975 Views 21 Comments

Labour leader Brendan Howlin was among those paying tribute to Cormac Ó Braonáin, calling him a “positive force for good”.

Cyclist dies after being struck by Luas this morning
# Green Line
# Green Line

Cyclist dies after being struck by Luas this morning

Updated Dec 15th 2019, 9:01 AM 87,220 Views 28 Comments

Gardaí are appealling for witnesses of the incident to get in touch.

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