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# Underground

Last month
September 2023
MetroLink on track to be one of the most expensive underground rail projects in the world
Paul O’Donoghue takes a look at the long-running project.
This year
PAC warns Metrolink cost must not exceed €9.5 billion
The committee is concerned at the wide range of cost estimates and lengthy timeline.
All time
Underground Dart line mothballed for 20 years, according to updated Dublin transport strategy
The strategy includes proposals for the long-awaited Metrolink from Swords to Charlemont.
The strategy includes proposals for the long-awaited Metrolink from Swords to Charlemont.
Planning permission for the Metrolink will be sought next year but the scheme won't be operational until after 2031.
Proposals for an underground line linking Heuston Station to the Dart service have been shelved until after 2042.
Tube left in darkness as huge power cut hits a million people across Britain
Problems with two generators caused the massive electricity cut.
Man guilty of attempted murder after pushing 91-year-old man onto train tracks
Paul Crossley also tried to push another man onto the tracks at a different London station.
London Tube bomber (18) sentenced to 34 years in prison
Ahmed Hassan (18) had left a home-made made bomb on a District Line train last September.
GAA club could lose pitch for up to six years due to Metrolink works
In total, the National Transport Authority reckons that 100 properties will be affected.
Could an underground Dart solve Dublin's traffic gridlock? It's being considered
The project can be launched at short notice to make a difference to the lives of tens of thousands of people every day, writes Catherine Murphy.
Police make sixth arrest in connection with London Tube bomb attack
A 17-year-old male teenager was arrested in south London in the early hours of this morning.
Man who was found with serious injuries in Dublin car park has died
It is not known at this stage how he sustained his injuries.
English football fan jailed for 10 years for pushing man onto electrified tube tracks
The incident happened at Bond Street station in London.
Tube strike causes major disruption for millions of passengers in London
Almost all stations in the city centre shut and services were cancelled in a dispute over jobs and ticket office closures.
Where's Hillary? Clinton criticised for not giving her concession speech yet
Clinton called Donald Trump this morning to concede the race – but she will not speak publicly until later today.
Have a look inside this tunnel running under the Phoenix Park
Daily services are launching soon.
Londoners are horrified by badges suggesting they talk to each other on the Tube
Some Londoners did feel very strongly about it.
Man charged with London underground stabbing "had pictures of Islamic State on his phone"
Muhaydin Mire (29) will be back in court on Friday.
These are the 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world
Some are works of art.
Man has jaw broken in fight over last train carriage seat
The incident happened on a packed London Underground train.
Man sent to prison for filming up womens' skirts on the Tube
Zeynel Uclay has been sentenced to three months for each of the incidents to be served concurrently.
Police looking for man who was 'touching himself inappropriately' on crowded train
He was reportedly filming a woman at the time.
Ten years on from 7/7 - ceremonies have been held across London as the city remembers
52 people were killed and hundreds were injured in a series of bombings aimed at London’s transport systems on 7 July, 2005.
This robot just filmed what it's like inside a melted nuclear reactor
The Fukushima plant suffered a triple meltdown in 2011.
Man fighting for his life after being hit in head by Tube train
Warning: This post contains graphic details some readers may find distressing.
A digger driver has stumbled across a thousand-year-old tunnel in Kerry
It’s happened to us all…
Here's a very good reason not to be rude to people on public transport
Or just not to be rude, full stop.
No, the Metro North HASN'T been forgotten about
It’s still on the table, according to Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe.
Irish woman run over by three New York subway trains, walks away with a broken shoulder
The 22-year-old managed to roll between the tracks.
Eirgrid identifying underground cable route from Cork to Kildare
Earlier this week, Eirgrid announced the underground route option for the Grid West project.
Thieves dig 50ft tunnel into Tesco to steal cash from an ATM...and get away with it
Police outside Manchester say the thieves were “possibly covered in soil”.
London commuters face chaos as unions call two-day tube strike
Workers are reacting angrily to a plan to cut 950 jobs.
You can now pay for train tickets in Russia with exercise
30 squats equals one ticket.
These London Underground maps are made entirely of Lego
WATCH: Man races underground train... on foot
With a helmet camera on, naturally.
Germany: Robbers dig 30-metre tunnel to raid bank
Police believe that the tunnel may have taken weeks or even months to construct.
Olympic Tube stations hit by cleaners strike
Cleaners are mounting an industrial action over pay rates, with thousands of sports fans expected to use the Underground today.
Underground Ireland: our country's hidden structures
A host of architectural and archaeological gems lie beneath your feet – we’ve taken a closer look at some of them…
What is the mystery Burren 'footprint'?
An intrigued Google Earth user thought they saw something strange on an image of County Clare’s historic Burren area. But what did the ‘footprint’ turn out to be?
Disruption on London Tube 'not caused by tunnel collapse'
The Bakerloo line service from north to south London had been partially suspended due an obstruction on the line.
In pictures: London's terrorism attack exercise ahead of Olympics Games
A mock rail attack was staged at a disused station in London earlier today.
Woman charged with tube train murder
London police are investigating if the death of a man who fell in front of a train on Monday was the result of a “joke gone wrong”.