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# luas - Monday 17 August, 2020

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

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.

# luas - Friday 7 August, 2020

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

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

# luas - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

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

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

# luas - Thursday 23 July, 2020

'Look twice and think twice': Luas releases video of crashes and near misses Safety Appeal This post contains videos

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

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

# luas - Thursday 2 July, 2020

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

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

# luas - Saturday 6 June, 2020

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

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

# luas - Monday 11 May, 2020

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

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

# luas - Sunday 12 April, 2020

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

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

# luas - Monday 30 March, 2020

Luas derails after colliding with truck in Dublin city centre

The incident happened in Smithfield earlier this morning.

# luas - Saturday 7 March, 2020

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

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

# luas - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced? Getting Around This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?

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

# luas - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

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

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

# luas - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Luas Green Line services resume after power failure

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

# luas - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

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

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

# luas - Sunday 15 December, 2019

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

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

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

# luas - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

'A volatile and dangerous situation': Passengers file complaints about security staff on the Luas

Earlier this year, footage emerged of altercations involving passengers and Luas security staff.

# luas - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent

That’s according to new research from

# luas - Monday 2 December, 2019

Luas Red Line back in service but running with delays of 25-30 minutes

There were no Luas Red Line services in Dublin city for the busy morning rush hour.

# luas - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Monthly and annual travel fares rise today... but more changes to cash and Leap tickets set for April

NTA CEO Anne Graham said that overall fare revenue will increase by “less than 2%”.

# luas - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Seven men involved in Luas clash with far-right group given suspended sentences

One of the convicted men was on his way into Dublin city centre to protest the group when the incident occurred.

# luas - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Parts of Luas Red Line service reopen following suspension due to 'technical problem'

Dublin Bus is accepting all Luas tickets.

# luas - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Disruption to Red Line Luas services due to car on tracks - again

No services are operating between Heuston and Blackhorse due to the incident at Rialto.

# luas - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Broken down coach blocks Luas and traffic in Dublin city centre

There is no Green Line service between St Stephen’s Green and Dominick Street.

# luas - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Delays expected on the Luas Red Line tonight after car parks on tracks

Recovery services are currently en route.

# luas - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Average price of three-bed home near rail station is €439,000 - 10% higher than rest of Dublin

Houses near a Dart line have the highest average price, according to a new report.

# luas - Monday 14 October, 2019

26 longer Luas trams to be introduced on Green Line

The first of the trams, which will increase passenger capacity from 319 to 408, was officially unveiled today.

# luas - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Transdev confirm investigation underway after incident at Bluebell Luas stop

The altercation occurred at Bluebell Luas stop on Friday.

# luas - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Investigation into Luas incident where man was held on ground as he told security guards 'I can't breathe'

Gardaí and Transdev are investigating the incident, which happened at the Jervis Luas stop.

# luas - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Significant delays to Luas Green Line this morning after technical fault

“We apologise for any inconvenience caused,” Luas said.

# luas - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

Commuters facing delays on Luas Red Line this morning due to technical faults

Luas tickets are being accepted on Dublin Bus this morning.

# luas - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Dublin's packed Luas carried almost 42 million passengers last year

Transport Infrastructure Ireland says more trams have been ordered.

# luas - Friday 9 August, 2019

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

# luas - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Delays to Luas Green line after power failure

There is a “very limited” service currently operating between Parnell and Brides Glen.

# luas - Friday 26 July, 2019

Luas services suspended between St Stephen’s Green and Dawson Street after man is stabbed

A man in his 30s was stabbed at around 4am.

# luas - Saturday 13 July, 2019

Luas resumes between Broombridge and Sandyford with some delays

An issue was discovered with the pantographs, which is the device on the tram that connects it to the overhead lines.

# luas - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Family of woman struck by Luas 'carry her in their hearts'

Mother-of-two Catriona Cahill was struck by a tram on the Red Line in July 2017.

# luas - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Man (40s) arrested following 'serious assault' on Luas in Dublin

Two men were seriously injured in the incident and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

# luas - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Traffic delays in Dublin expected after Parnell Street incident

Motorists are advised to expect delays on approach.

# luas - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent

Sandymount Station is the most expensive to live near, with rents averaging at €2,905 per month.

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