The National Transport Authority has published its final plans for its new scheme of public transport in Dublin. As part of the new scheme the disused Phoenix Park tunnel will be reopened for rail services to run. The plan will cost almost €900 million to put into place and will also fund the completion of the Luas Cross City line in the capital.
The minister for transport Leo Varadkar believes that reopening the Phoenix Park tunnel will “significantly improve rail commuter services from Kildare and the west and southwest of the city”. The plan hopes to provide commuters with better services, including greater integration of all public transport modes through ticketing and fares, customer information, complementary services and improved accessibility.