Iarnród Éireann signs deal for 750 new Dart carriages to expand services

French group Alstom will supply 95 carriages initially at a cost of €318m

French giant Alstom will provide Iarnród Éireann with a new Dart fleet, beginning with a €318 million deal for 95 carriages, in what is a record contract for the State rail company.

The National Development Plan proposes expanding Dublin’s Dart network, boosting its reach from 50km to 150km.

Alstom will supply up to 750 carriages to Iarnród Éireann over 10 years for the extended network in a deal that the pair announced on Monday.

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