Luas green line to be extended to UCD, but project will take at least 20 years

The university first called for a Luas stop at its campus in 2001 to reduce the number of students travelling by car

The National Transport Authority’s 20 year plan includes a number of new Luas lines and extensions to existing services. Picture:

Officials have confirmed the Luas is set to be extended to serve UCD but it is expected to take more than 20 years for this to be realised, with delivery on the project not expected until after 2042.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has published its strategy for the greater Dublin area for the period between 2022 and 2042. It is intended to serve as a guide for infrastructure development around the capital, including areas ...