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Eamon Ryan, Ireland’s Minister of Transport, anticipates the future plans for rail within Ireland in the coming years, with a focus on the island as a whole in delivering a more connected, sustainable and reliable public transport offering.
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.
Zonegreen has installed a new audible visual warning system at the Fairview Depot in Dublin as part of its growing relationship with Irish Rail.
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.
The DfI has invested £50 million in new carriages to provide additional capacity, enhance passenger experience and encourage the switch to public transport.
To improve the rail service between Belfast and Dublin, a new development plan outlines which areas of the network require updating…
The complex infrastructure that allows passengers to get from a to b must perform efficiently and safely. Consequently, developing networks, allocating capacity, constructing new high-speed lines and moving towards predictive maintenance are all crucial pieces of the puzzle…
Increased passenger numbers are currently placing huge demands on Irish Rail to improve train speed performance. LINMAG’s Rodney Kerr, Business Development Manager UK and Ireland, explains how the operator is taking advantage of LINMAG’s rail milling services in conjunction with the latest survey and modelling techniques to improve costs as…
Cathal Mangan, Technical Manager at Irish Rail, discusses the risks of user worked level crossings and where the operator currently is in its 10-year Level Crossing Asset Strategy to manage this high-risk asset base, including actively meeting with level crossing users to inform them of safety procedures and monitoring the…
The Irish Rail network has a large number of user-worked level crossings which present great dangers. As Irish Rail’s Technical Manager Cathal Mangan explains, a 10-year plan has been developed to help improve safety and reduce risks at these level crossings.
19 August 2015 | By Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, Global Railway Review
Ireland’s Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, has launched the €13.7 million government funded Phoenix Park Tunnel upgrade.
5 July 2013 | By Opensky
"Technology can greatly improve the transport experience..."