Dublin Bus is pleased to announce revised proposals for services in Ballymun and North Clondalkin as part of Network Direct. These improvements will be implemented on Sunday 2nd October and will provide our customers with significant service enhancements including more direct routes, faster journey times, improved frequency and a cross city route.
Key Network Changes
Routes 13/a and 51b/c will be amalgamated and operate as Route 13. It will provide a high frequency cross city connection between Ballymun and Clondalkin via Balbutcher Lane, Ballymun Main Street, DCU, Drumcondra, O'Connell Street, Dame Street, St. James's Hospital, Emmet Road, Inchicore, Naas Road, Woodford, Clondalkin Village and Bawnogue. Journey times will now be significantly improved with trips to/from the city centre from Ballymun no longer operating via the Silloge and Coultry loops. Route 13 will no longer serve Glasnevin Hill. Alternative service in this area is high frequency Route 83 operating cross city. Bawnogue and Drumcondra will experience a significant improvement in frequency on the revised Route 13.
Route 221 will operate every 30 minutes during the day time linking Shangan, Coultry and Silloge with Ballymun (Shopping Centre).
Route 220 will now operate from Shangan providing a direct link to Poppintree, Finglas, Ballycoolin, Blanchardstown and Mulhuddart. Route 220 will also serve Deanstown in Finglas.
Route 17a is now more direct and currently operates from Kilbarrack via Ballymun to Blanchardstown Centre. It operates every 10 minutes at peak times toward Blanchardstown Centre in the mornings with a 20 minute service throughout the day.
Route 76 will operate from Tallaght Square to Chapelizod via Clondalkin Village, Neilstown, Liffey Valley SC and Ballyfermot Road. Changes to the timetable will be made at a later date.
Route 76a will operate from Tallaght Square to Blanchardstown Centre via Neilstown, Liffey Valley, N4 and M50. Changes to the timetable will be made at a later date.
Route 68 now operates to the city centre (Hawkins Street) via Newcastle, Cherrywood, Clondalkin Village, Monastery Road, Inchicore, Bulfin Road, South Circular Road, Camden Street and Dame Street providing new connections for our customers to key business and leisure centres.
Route 69 operates to the city centre (Hawkins Street) from Rathcoole via St John’s Wood, Clondalkin Village, Monastery Road, Inchicore, Con Colbert Road, Parkgate Street and Dame Street.
Route 51 will be withdrawn at a later date.
Route 51d will have a revision to the evening timetable, there is no change to the morning timetable.
Routes 4, 17a, 51x, 69x and 151 will remain unchanged.
Route 13 (old routes 13/a, 51b and 51c)
Revised Route 51d
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