Luas Red Line: Abbey Street to Connolly Railway Station by Tram

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The Luas Red Line is the key east-west tram line running through Dublin. From Abbey Street where I ended up after the Yellow Umbrella Free Walking Tour and lunch, I headed on to Connolly Railway Station by Luas tram for the next goal while in Ireland.

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The next tram arrival times as shown on the platform. Good thing that the next train is Connolly-bound, saving me waiting time.

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My tram for Connolly Railway Station arriving.

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Push the button to open doors.

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The interior of the Luas tram.

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Passing by a railway viaduct heading towards Connolly.

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Turning into Busaras.

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Arriving at Busaras, a major tram stop on the Red Line. Most passengers would alight here to change to a long-distance bus, and also for a short walk to Connolly Railway Station in case they are on a The Point tram, which saves waiting time.

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Turning into Connolly Railway Station at the wye junction after Busaras Luas stop.

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The junction immediately leads to the station crossovers.

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Arriving at Connolly Railway Station.

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Signs around the station also recommend walking to Busaras to catch the Luas.

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The Luas tram at Connolly Railway Station’s buffer stops.

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Looking back at the tram at rest.

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Heading up to the railway station.

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Here, I continued on to find the one strange train I’ve always heard about since 2009.

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