Tuesday 20 February 2018

Motorists battling traffic delays due to number of incidents, part of Luas Red Line closed

Luas (stock image)
Luas (stock image)
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Part of the Luas Red Line is closed this morning due to a technical fault, commuters are being advised.

The tram line between Smithfield and The Point is currently out of operation.

The Luas confirmed the stoppage is due to a technical fault at the Four Courts.

Passengers' tickets are valid on Dublin Bus services.

"We apologise for any inconvenience caused," the Luas said in a statement.

Elsewhere in the capital, a breakdown on the Chapelizod Bypass inbound at the Memorial Rd junction is causing delays, AA Roadwatch reports.

The breakdown has been moved to the hard shoulder but traffic is still slow in the area on approach from St Laurence's Road.

There is also a crash on Lower Bridge Street on the city's southside which is causing delays in the area.

In Cork, there is a stop-go system is in place on the N20 Cork to Limerick Road just north of Blarney due to an overturned truck.

In Clare, there is a crash on the N68 Ennis-Kilrush road that is causing delays.

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