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DART+ Projects

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

DART+ Programme Timelines

The animated infographic presents the key milestones from the commencement of the DART+ Programme and through the design phase, up to completion of the preliminary design and Railway Order Application. The programme dates indicated may vary dependent on the public consultations, design development and the timeframe for An Bord Pleanála to reach Railway Order decision.

West

  •  Tender and contract award for design team

South West

  • Tender for design team

Coastal North

  • Not yet commenced

Coastal South

  • Not yet commenced

Fleet

  • Design specification and tender preparation

West

  • Design development 
  • Project launch
  • Public Consultation on Emerging Preferred Route

South West

  • Contract award for design team
  • Design development 

Coastal North

  • Tender for design team 

Coastal South

  • Tender for design team 

Fleet

  • Tender submissions and evaluation

West

  • Design development 
  • Public Consultation on Preferred Route
  • Railway Order Application

South West

  • Design development
  • Public Consultation on Emerging Preferred Route
  • Public Consultation on Preferred Route

Coastal North

  • Contract award for design team
  • Options appraisal
  • Design development

Coastal South

  • Contract award for design team
  • Options appraisal
  • Design development

Fleet

  • Tender process conclusion
  • Contract award

West

  • Railway Order Application adjudication
  • Detailed design
  • Tender process for construction phase

South West

  • Railway Order Application 
  • Detailed design

Coastal North

  • Design development
  • Public Consultation on Emerging Preferred Route
  • Public Consultation on Preferred Route

Coastal South

  • Design development
  • Public Consultation on Emerging Preferred Route

Fleet

  • Fleet manufacture

West

  • Construction commencement

South West

  • Tender process for construction phase

Coastal North

  • Railway Order Application
  • Detailed design

Coastal South

  • Public Consultation on Preferred Route
  • Railway Order Application
  • Detailed design

Fleet

  • Ongoing manufacturing
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