Ryan set to bring business case for Dublin Metrolink to cabinet

Minister for Transport hopes to get contractor approved for vital Swords-Dublin train line within lifetime of this government

Eamon Ryan: the transport minister is hoping to seek planning permission for Metrolink in the autumn. Picture: Fergal Phillips

Eamon Ryan, the Minister for Transport, is to bring the business case for the Metrolink project to cabinet next month, as part of a push to get the project under construction before the government’s term expires.

The 19km Metrolink line from north of Swords to Dublin city centre is going to be the single most expensive infrastructure project in the history of the state and is currently not due to be completed until at least ...