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#Luas

# luas - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

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 13,839 Views 25 Comments

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

# luas - Thursday 12 May, 2022

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 27,678 Views 3 Comments

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

# luas - Sunday 8 May, 2022

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 42,947 Views 60 Comments

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

# luas - Sunday 28 November, 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 40,158 Views 39 Comments

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

# luas - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

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 14,255 Views 25 Comments

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

# luas - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

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 38,561 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.

# luas - Thursday 28 October, 2021

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 28,555 Views 11 Comments

Red Line services are currently running with significant delays,

# luas - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

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 55,529 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 20,728 Views 11 Comments

It’s due to an incident in Rialto overnight.

# luas - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

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 41,708 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 13,201 Views 15 Comments

Masks are still a requirement across public transport.

# luas - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

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 39,379 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.

# luas - Friday 11 June, 2021

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 17,922 Views 2 Comments

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

# luas - Friday 23 April, 2021

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 36,553 Views 56 Comments

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

# luas - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

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 55,122 Views 22 Comments

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

# luas - Monday 22 February, 2021

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 33,493 Views 38 Comments

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

# luas - Thursday 17 December, 2020

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 9,989 Views 10 Comments

Limited services are available on both lines only.

# luas - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

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 86,328 Views 51 Comments

The incident occurred in the afternoon of Monday 2 November.

# luas - Monday 2 November, 2020

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 33,349 Views 10 Comments

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

# luas - Thursday 29 October, 2020

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 39,634 Views 13 Comments

The incident happened at around 6.30pm.

# luas - Monday 17 August, 2020

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 16,029 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.

# luas - Friday 7 August, 2020

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 24,131 Views 67 Comments

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
# Green Line
# Green Line

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

Jul 28th 2020, 11:34 AM 17,541 Views 45 Comments

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
# Safety Appeal

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

Jul 23rd 2020, 4:24 PM 33,706 Views 52 Comments

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
# 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 24,882 Views 76 Comments

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
# 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 24,228 Views 18 Comments

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'
# 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 26,087 Views 64 Comments

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
# Green Line
# Green Line

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

Apr 12th 2020, 8:57 AM 60,794 Views 38 Comments

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
# Smithfield
# Smithfield

Luas derails after colliding with truck in Dublin city centre

Mar 30th 2020, 9:34 AM 156,699 Views 80 Comments

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
# 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 57,682 Views 45 Comments

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
# Getting Around

Poll: Should a free public transport system be introduced?

Jan 30th 2020, 8:29 AM 46,880 Views 238 Comments

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
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

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

Jan 8th 2020, 9:31 PM 13,434 Views 31 Comments

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
# Transdev
# Transdev

Luas Green Line services resume after power failure

Dec 29th 2019, 1:56 PM 9,206 Views 5 Comments

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'
# 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 26,890 Views 34 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

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

Dec 15th 2019, 6:45 PM 130,933 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 87,188 Views 28 Comments

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
# Complaints
# Complaints

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

Dec 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 68,171 Views 44 Comments

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
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

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

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 12,904 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to new research from Daft.ie.

# luas - Monday 2 December, 2019

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

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

Updated Dec 2nd 2019, 10:50 AM 18,408 Views 24 Comments

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
# NTA

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

Dec 1st 2019, 7:00 AM 29,058 Views 22 Comments

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

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