British Trams: Edinburgh and Manchester

Trams are pretty abundant in Europe, surviving the onslaught of the automobile industry. While most traditional tramways serve an inner city transport function, Britain's trams serve more of a longer distance commute function, essentially  doorstep to doorstep commuting as the line goes directly through the city. Where Ireland has only one tramway in Dublin, quite a... Continue Reading →


A look at the Luas (Dublin Part 3)

This is the final part of my trip report of rail journeys in the Republic of Ireland.  I've previously wrote about my rides on the DART and Intercity & Enterprise in the previous 2 posts.  This post, as promised, takes a look at Dublin's tram system: the Luas. The Luas network consists of 2 unconnected... Continue Reading →

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