Investment in Iarnród Éireann
Iarnród Éireann is planning for the medium to long term development of the railway. This section outlines future developments of the railway.Iarnród Éireann is continuing to invest in our rail network and services. Investment in recent years has delivered major benefits, including:
Renewed infrastructure, including track, signalling, and other infrastructure
New Intercity, Commuter and DART fleet
New stations, and upgraded existing stations, including improved accessibility
New rail lines, including Cork-Midleton, Ennis-Athenry, Clonsilla-M3 Parkway
Further investment is planned to continue the development of the rail network. However, some major projects have been deferred due to reduction in capital expenditure, which are indicated below.
For further details on outstanding individual Iarnród Éireann projects under the investment programme, please click on the relevant links below:
The DART Underground rail line will complete the trebling of the Greater Dublin area's rail service capacity from 33 million passenger journeys annually now to 100 million passenger journeys upon completion. PROJECT DEFERRED
The overall objective of the project is to facilitate increased capacity and frequency between the new DART Underground station at Inchicore and Hazelhatch/Celbridge station. PROJECT DEFERRED
Please click here for a full schedule of our fleet renewal plan.
This project would see extend the existing line from M3 Parkway station to Navan. The proposed extension will consist of 34 km of railway line. PROJECT DEFERRED
This project will meet the ever increasing demand for rail transport by increasing the capacity and frequency of trains through Dublin City Centre.
Iarnród Éireann is planning for the medium to long term development of the railway. This report outlines future development of the railway.