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DART+ West Railway Order Application

The DART+ West project has now sought statutory approval for its design, with the submission of a Railway Order application to An Bord Pleanála on the 29th July 2022. The DART+ West Railway Order application documentation is available on a standalone website.

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+ West Railway Order Application

The Railway Order application for DART+ West was submitted on 29th July 2022. The statutory public consultation process will run from 05th August to 30th September 2022.


Public consultation round 1 on the emerging preferred option for DART+ Coastal North now closed

Iarnród Éireann have now concluded the 1st round of a non-statutory public consultation on the emerging preferred option for DART+ Coastal North project


Revised Ashtown Preferred Option

In response to submissions received during Public Consultation No. 2 for DART+ West, a revised Preferred Option for Ashtown has been developed. A localised Public Consultation is now live and will run for 4 weeks until 5pm Wednesday 6th April 2022.


DART+ Coastal North Public Consultation begins

The first round of public consultation on the DART+ Coastal North Emerging Preferred Option is now open until Friday 8th April 2022. Iarnród Éireann is hosting a series of public webinars to present the emerging preferred option and give communities along the route the opportunity to pose questions to the project team.


DART+ Coastal North Public Consultation

Communities along the DART+ Coastal North route invited to give their feedback on plans to bring DART to Drogheda, and doubling of service levels

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).