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Public consultation now open on DART+ South West

The second round of public consultation on the DART+ South West Preferred Option is now open and will continue until 17th December 2021. Your feedback on this preferred option is important. Visit the DART+ South West section for further details on the project.

Welcome to the DART+ Programme

The DART+ Programme will revolutionise travel in the Greater Dublin Area. It will see the DART network grow from its current 50km in length to over 150km. Bringing DART travel with all its benefits to new and existing communities. It will promote multi modal transit, active transport, boost regional connectivity and make public transport the preferred option for more and more people.


Here you will find links to the main projects that encompass the DART+ Programme.

DART+ News

Latest News about DART+ Programme.


DART+ South West Public Consultation No.2 Now Open

The second round of public consultation on the DART+ South West Preferred Option is now open for 5 weeks, until Friday 17th December.


Public consultation round 2 on the preferred option for the DART+ West is now closed.

Iarnród Éireann have now concluded the 2nd round of a non-statutory public consultation on the preferred option for DART+ West project.


Update on DART+ West Preferred Option at Coolmine

We are now preparing for a second round of public consultation for the DART+ West project, which is due to launch in July 2021. In advance of the launch of these consultation, Iarnród Éireann is announcing that the Preferred Option for DART+ West at Coolmine is significantly different to that previously proposed. As an alternative to the provision of a new vehicular bridge, the DART+ West Preferred Option proposes to upgrade road junctions and re-route traffic on the existing road network by using the existing railway crossing points at Diswellstown Viaduct and Castleknock Bridge. Click here for more details.


DART+ South West Public Consultation begins

DART+ South West: public consultation begins to extend DART from Heuston to Hazelhatch incl Phoenix Park tunnel. Rail customer capacity to quadruple under transformative project.


Arup is appointed to assist in design of DART+ Coastal

Arup have been appointed as multi-disciplinary design consultants for the DART+ Coastal projects.

Project Sponsors

The DART+ Programme is being implemented by Iarnród Éireann as part of Project Ireland 2040 and the NTA's Transport Strategy for the Greater Dublin Area (2016-2035).