Rail interiors are constantly being pushed to keep pace with the evolving needs of the passengers travelling on-board. For Global Railway Review, Aisling Norton, 22000 Intercity Railcar - Interior Refurbishment Project Manager at Iarnród Éireann - Irish Rail, details the key aspects encompassing the operator’s recent fleet refurbishment, and tells…
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By choosing Muirhead leather over a fabric alternative, Irish Rail have opted for sustainable durability, comfort, hygiene and a market-leading warranty with a €3.2m cost saving for their seat upgrades.
Alstom has signed a 10-year framework agreement with Irish Rail to provide up to 750 new sustainable X’trapolis commuter rail cars for Ireland’s Dublin Area Rapid Transit network.
Atkins, with its joint venture partners, will be responsible for multi-disciplinary services for the 20km expansion of the DART network’s Kildare Line.
Irish Rail has awarded Indra a contract worth €32 million to develop an advanced traffic management system for its new national train control centre.
The approval of a €150 million purchase of 41 additional rail carriages was announced by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport.
The tender process has begun for the largest and greenest fleet order in Irish public transport history for up to 600 electric / battery-electric powered carriages.
To improve the rail service between Belfast and Dublin, a new development plan outlines which areas of the network require updating…