Improvements & Projects

Lisburn Area Renewals (LAR)

The Lisburn Area Renewal (LAR) project is a major track renewal project spanning from Lambeg Train Station (2.5km north of Lisburn Train Station) to Lissue level crossing (3.5km south west of Lisburn Train Station).

The various elements of this project will ensure that high safety standards and operational performance are maintained, in turn helping to increase the reliability of the service and reduce future maintenance.

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Dhu Varren and University Platform

Translink is currently in the process of introducing an additional 21 new Class 4000 carriages to the NI Railways network to complement our existing fleet and to enable the conversion of a number of current three carriage trains into six carriage trains.

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York Street Station Redevelopment

Translink are excited to announce that the York Street Station redevelopment will commence enabling works in November. The station has been designed to be fully inclusive for all and to encourage a shift to public transport.

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Shore Road to Whiteabbey Track Renew

This essential engineering project will see a major renewal of existing rail infrastructure through a project called the Dark Arches to Whiteabbey Track Renewal (DAWTR). 

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Lurgan to Portadown Cable Renewal

This essential engineering project will see the upgrading of existing infrastructure between Portadown and Lurgan Train Stations. 

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Whitehead Level Crossing

The proposal is for the improvement of the pedestrian level crossing and access ramp situated at the north end of Whitehead Station. The existing crossing provides pedestrian access between Chester Avenue and Victoria Avenue.

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Derriaghy Station Improvements

Translink intends to extend both platforms at Derriaghy to allow six carriage sets to call at the station. 

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Moira Park and Ride

Plans are in progress to provide an enhanced, 400+ space Park and Ride facility close to Moira Train Station, significantly enhancing existing facilities in the area.  

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Carnalea Platform Wall Project

The Carnalea Platform Wall renewal project focuses on works at a bridge, which is located on the Bangor to Belfast Line and to the east of Carnalea Railway Station.

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Central Area Track Renewal - Lagan Junction

Essential engineering project will see a major refurbishment of the existing rail infrastructure in Belfast through a project called the Central Area Track Renewal. More on Central Area Track Renewal - Lagan Junction Project


Lurgan Track Renewal

With almost 1 million passengers travelling to and from Lurgan Train Station annually, it’s one of the busiest stations on our network.

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Belfast Grand Central Station
Belfast Grand Central Station will be a catalyst for the regeneration of this area and ensure we have the right infrastructure in place to encourage modal shift and attract more people to use public transport.

North West Hub

The new Hub will be an important gateway to the North-West, regenerating the local area.

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A New Era of Ticketing
A new era in Translink tickets is coming that will provide customers with better integration, flexibility and convenience when buying and using tickets for Translink services.

Third Party Works

Guidance and information for third parties planning to undertake works or activities on or near Translink property that may affect the railway or bus operations.

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Mossley West Park and Ride

Plans are in progress to provide an enhanced, 200+ space Park and Ride facility at Mossley West in the Newtownabbey area, enhancing the existing site. 

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Cullybackey Area Renewals

The Cullybackey Area Signalling and Level Crossings Renewals Project involves significant upgrades and associated civil engineering works on the track and the platform of Cullybackey Train Station and the surrounding area. 

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