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Luas Cross City Problems a Blessing in Disguise

  • 11-02-2018 11:14pm
    Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 108 ✭✭

    Understandably the congestion and other issues caused by the new Luas line between STG and Broadstone are getting a lot of negative press.

    But look on the bright side. It's obvious that shorter and not longer trams are needed in the city center and all other rail traffic needs to go underground. The Luas cross city has made Metro North vital now within the consciousness of the general public rather than optional.

    The problems at College Green and O'Connell Bridge are ensuring the Metro will be built. All longer trams from the Green line need to routed through the metro tunnel too. Even with reduced road traffic, very long surface trams are always going to be a problem in the city centre.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,758 ✭✭✭trellheim

    Son you aint seen nothing yet till the new trams come on line

  • Registered Users Posts: 24,651 ✭✭✭✭punisher5112

    trellheim wrote: »
    Son you aint seen nothing yet till the new trams come on line

    1 is and another for each month up to June or so. Could be 2 in one month as its the amount that are coming.

  • Registered Users Posts: 10,583 ✭✭✭✭Jamie2k9

    It proves nothing of the sort.

  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 18,535 Mod ✭✭✭✭Sam Russell

    Mod: Can we keep Luas Cross City to its own thread please.

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