Metrolink project back on track with business case move

Department of Transport to carry out detailed review of long-delayed project after business case was submitted

It is anticipated the metro will be able to carry 20,000 passengers an hour in each direction, with the journey between Dublin Airport and the city centre taking 20 minutes

The long-awaited Metrolink project in Dublin has taken a step forward after a preliminary business case was submitted to the Department of Transport in recent weeks.

The preliminary business case for the project, which has suffered a number of delays, was approved by the board of the National Transport Authority late last month allowing it to be sent to the department for its examination.

Its officials are set to spend the coming months carrying out ...