TRANSPORT Infrastructure Ireland has awarded design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins, part of SNC-Lavalin Group, a contract to deliver the detailed design for advance works on Dublin’s MetroLink Project.

The project aims to create a high-capacity, high-frequency automated metro line, plus integrated public transport network, linking the city centre and southern Greater Dublin Area with Dublin Airport and the suburban villages north of the capital around Swords. The Irish cabinet approved the preliminary business case for the project in July 2022 and the 16-station line is expected to open in the early 2030s.

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