Tracks of the City

The story of the railways, tramways and metro in Dublin. From decline and closure to the renewed investment of the 1980s with the development of new lines and stations, the DART, the LUAS and proposals for Metro North, West and the Dublin Interconnector. Also covers future Luas plans, proposals for Bus Rapid Transit and includes many illustrations.

Why Shop with Blackstaff Books?

  • Engaging books by great writers
  • Safe and secure ordering options
  • Our widest range of books online
Availability: Out of Stock
SKU
9781780730578
£14.00
Secure Checkout

Click & Collect

This product is available to purchase online and collect in store later.

  • Description
  • Book Details

Description

Description

The story of the railways, tramways and metro in Dublin, a city which has long suffered from congestion on its roads.Over the decades, the authorities ignored the railways, and closed the city's tram system, one of the largest in Europe, before renewed investment from the 1980s saw the development of additional lines and stations, the DART, the Luas, and proposals for Metro North, Metro West and the Dublin Interconnector.The book also covers the future Luas plans and proposals for Bus Rapid Transit, and its generous illustration shows the important role rail and guided transport plays in keeping the city moving.

Details

Details

  • Format: Paperback / Softback
  • Published On: 17 January 2014
  • Publisher: Colourpoint Books
  • ISBN / EAN: 9781780730578
  • Page Count: 112
  • Dimensions: 10.20 in x 8.30 in x 0.30 in