Liffey Bridge (Phoenix Park Tunnel)

Liffey Bridge (Phoenix Park Tunnel)

The Liffey Railway Bridge is a rail bridge spanning the River Liffey near Dublin Heuston railway station in Dublin, Ireland.

The bridge is a wrought iron box truss structure, and joins lines from Heuston Station to Connolly Station through the Phoenix Park tunnel. [ [ entry - Liffey Rail Bridge] ]

It is used regularly for freight traffic, and by certain limited special passenger services on match days to carry GAA fans from southern lines to Connolly for Croke Park.

In recent years, rail transport planners (and interest groups such as Platform 11) have debated the use of the route over the Liffey Railway Bridge and through the Phoenix Park tunnel to link the traditionally operationally separate lines which terminate at Heuston and at Connolly. [ [ - Campaigns - Lobby group advocating connectivity between Connolly and Heuston along Phoenix Park tunnel route (over bridge)] ]


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