Phase 2 of the BusConnects Network Redesign launched on 28th November in West Dublin and East Kildare.
This phase introduces the C-Spine (C1, C2, C3, C4), route 52, eight peak only routes (P29, X25, X26, X27, X28, X30, X31 and X32) and six local routes (L51, L52, L53, L54, L58 and L59). Two night-time routes (C5 and C6) have also been introduced.
The introduction of Phase 2 coincides with the removal of the following routes: 25, 25a, 25b, 25d, 25x, 66, 66a, 66b, 66e, 66n, 66x, 67, 67n and 67x operated by Dublin Bus and route 239, operated by Go-Ahead Ireland.
|1 & 25a||C1||From Adamstown Station via Lucan Road, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Sandymount|
|1 & 25a||C2|
|66||C3||From Maynooth via Leixlip, Lucan Road, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Ringsend Road|
|67||C4||From Maynooth via Celbridge, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Ringsend Road|
|66x||X25||From Maynooth (Straffan Road) via Green Lane, Leixlip and City centre to UCD|
|X26||From Maynooth (Straffan Road) via Leixlip to Leeson Street|
|67x||X27||From Celbridge (Salesian College) via Aghards Road and City centre to UCD|
|X28||From Celbridge (Salesian College) via Celbridge Main Street to UCD|
|25x||X30||From Dodsboro via Lucan Village to UCD|
|66x||X31||From River Forest, via Leixlip and Lucan Village to Earlsfort Terrace|
|X32||From Hewlett Packard via Leixlip and Lucan Village to Earlsfort Terrace|
|25d||P29||From Adamstown Station via Newcastle Road, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Ringsend Road|
|26||26||Route 26 will be significantly enhanced to ensure capacity for Chapelizod and Islandbridge|
|66e||52||From Intel via Green Lane, Leixlip, Chapelizod bypass and City centre to Ringsend Road|
|239||L51||From Adamstown Station to Liffey Valley, operated by Go-Ahead Ireland|
|L52||From Adamstown Station to Blanchardstown, operated by Go-Ahead Ireland|
|New Routes||L53||From Adamstown Station to Liffey Valley via Fonthill Road|
|L54||From River Forest to Red Cow Luas via Lucan Village, Balgaddy and Clondalkin|
|L58||From River Forest to Hazelhatch via Hewlett Packard|
|L59||From River Forest to Hazelhatch via Green Lane|
C-Spine Information Booklet [PDF]
C-Spine Information Booklet [Word Doc]
The C1 and C2 have a daytime frequency of 20-30 minutes and the C3 and C4 have a 30 minute frequency. The combined daytime frequency along the spine is every 8 minutes.
See C-Spine frequency table for all phase 2 route frequencies.
From November 28th, TFI Leap Card fares have changed on Transport for Ireland services in the Dublin Area.
A new TFI 90 Minute fare now applies to most journeys. This TFI 90 Minute fare includes the option to transfer between Dublin Bus, Luas and most DART, commuter rail (zones 1 to 4 in the Short Hop Zone) and Go-Ahead Ireland services in Dublin – just touch on your last journey within 90 minutes of the first.
The TFI 90 Minute fare is just €2.30 for adults and students when using their TFI Leap Card during a promotional period and only 80 cent for children up to and including 18 years.
There is also a short fare for single trips.
The Leap 90 travel discount has been discontinued.
Express Route Fare information:
|Adult Single||Child Single|
|Cash Fare||€3.80||€1.60 (U16)|
|TFI Leap Fare||€3.00||€1.26 (U19)|
School Hour cash/TFI Leap fares are not valid on this service
C-Spine routes do not serve Westmoreland Street or Pearse Street stops. Instead they serve Aston Quay and Tara Street.
Leixlip Express Routes Overview:
City Centre Express Routes Overview:
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