Dublin Port and Irish Rail in stand-off over road-building plans
Train operator’s fears dismissed by engineers after claims new roads would block future freight access to docks
Irish Rail has clashed with Dublin Port over plans to build new roads to increase capacity which the rail operator claims would “permanently” cut off its access to the trading port.
The port operator lodged plans last year to construct several new roads and increase capacity for heavy goods vehicles to provide a more direct route in and out of Dublin Port.
The redevelopment also includes the retention of an existing road constructed in 2019 ...