Barrier-free system on cards for Dublin Metro

Experts working on the project have recommended that London Underground-style barriers be omitted to reduce the need for queuing areas

1st April, 2018
National Transport Authority (NTA) chief executive Anne Graham

Passengers on the €3 billion Metro are facing the prospect of an ‘open system’, with no ticket barriers, to reduce underground station costs.

Experts working on the project have recommended that London Underground-style barriers be omitted to reduce the need for queuing areas. A study has found this could significantly reduce the size of the Metro’s underground stations “compared to a conventional ticket hall”.

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