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Unread 08-11-2017, 17:00   #1
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Default Official Opening of Green Line Extension

Luas have confirmed the official date is now Saturday 9th December (15th previously stated).
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Unread 08-11-2017, 19:27   #2
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That's good news. Is free travel planned for the initial days?

I recall travelling St. Stephen's Green / Harcourt Street to Dundrum and Milltown on the opening day/s of the Green Line. (Is that as long ago as 2004?!)
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That's good news. Is free travel planned for the initial days?

I recall travelling St. Stephen's Green / Harcourt Street to Dundrum and Milltown on the opening day/s of the Green Line. (Is that as long ago as 2004?!)
Yes June 2004 for the Green Line!

Would expect a free day on the 9th, haven't they had it for all extensions opened so far?
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Unread 08-12-2017, 18:48   #4
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Pretty sure there has been a free travel day for every opening so far, but no mention of it on the Luas website.
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Full fares apply and tickets are being checked
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They have to fund the big pay rises somehow

Its great to see it finally open.
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Unread 20-12-2017, 06:22   #7
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Aside from the obvious timetable and reliability issues, if anyone has any issues with the new section, can they let me know?
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Default Shelters

I notice that there is a total absence of shelters at some locations e.g. Trinity. Is this because such structures are not allowed at these locations for planning/aesthetic reasons?

I have always held the reasonable view that all tram stops and rail stations should have shelter.
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The bus stops that used to be there had brown / bronze effect shelters, so I can't see any particular objections.
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