Christchurch railway station, Dublin

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DART Underground
DART Underground.jpeg
The planned tunnel and its integration with
other transport modes in Dublin City
Overview
Type Rapid transit, Heavy rail
System DART
Status Cancelled
Locale Dublin city centre
Termini Docklands
Inchicore
Stations 6
Operation
Owner Iarnród Éireann
Operator(s) Iarnród Éireann
Rolling stock DART EMUs
Technical
Line length 7.6 km
Number of tracks 2
Track gauge 1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in) Irish gauge
Electrification 1500 V DC Overhead catenary
Operating speed 75 km/h (47 mph)
Route map
To Balbriggan and Howth
To Mullingar and Navan
Drumcondra
Dublin ConnollyLuas
Docklands(Luas Spencer Dock)
Loopline Bridge
Tara Street
Dublin Pearse
St Stephen's GreenLuas
To Greystones and Gorey
Christchurch
Dublin HeustonLuas
Inchicore
To Hazelhatch

Christchurch was a planned railway station in Dublin, intended as part of the DART Underground project.

DART Underground[edit]

The station was planned to be one of five underground facilities serving the reconfigured DART services, and located next to Christ Church Cathedral near High Street.

While a Railway Order for the DART Underground was granted by An Bord Pleanála on 15 December 2011, the project was cancelled in September 2015.[1]

Luas Line link[edit]

Other planned projects envisaged the station connected with other proposed Dublin public transport projects - including the proposed Luas Lucan (Line F1) and Luas Liberties (Line F2).[2]


Preceding station   Iarnrod Eireann simple logo 2013.png Iarnród Éireann   Following station
  Future  
St Stephen's Green   DART
Line 2
  Dublin Heuston


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Government cancels Metro North and Dart underground plans". Thejournal.ie. Archived from the original on 23 September 2012. Retrieved 2012-08-30. 
  2. ^ LUAS Liberties and Lucan project update site

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°20′40″N 06°16′17″W / 53.34444°N 6.27139°W / 53.34444; -6.27139