Amiens Street, Dublin
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Amiens Street, located in Dublin, Ireland is named after the city of Amiens in France. It is one of the most frequented streets by railway passengers using Dublin Connolly station which was formerly called Amiens Street Station opened in 1844. It was renamed after James Connolly. The Italianate architecture of the Dublin and Drogheda Railway station buildings are the focal point of the street. The street was one of the boundaries of Dublin's red-light district, Monto that existed between 1860s - 1920s.
The street links the Irish Financial Services Centre and the Custom House Quay across the tramlines of the LUAS where there is street level tram terminal and interchange for the trains in Dublin Connolly. Across the road over the pedestrian crossing is Talbot Street. Further up the street with an over bridge carrying the DART (enroute to Tara Street across the Liffey) over the street to the North Strand Road heading towards Fairview.