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LUAS Line A Test Run

Sunday 25 April 2004 saw the first trams on a test run between Heuston Station and Lower Abbey Street. Buses In Ireland was on had to record the historic event. This page contains 15 large photos and make take some time to download depending on your connection speed


Above: Tram 3001 arrives at the Heuston stop just before 8am.

Below: The first tram, 3001, crosses Sean Heuston Bridge

Above: The two trams, 3001 and 3011 stop on Sean Heuston Bridge to wait for the Gardaí to stop traffic before crossing Parkgate Street

Below: Tram 3011 rounds the curve onto Benburb Street making it the first tram on the northside of Dublin in about 55 years

Below: Tram 3001 pauses on Benburb Street outside the Kingsbridge B&B.

Above: The two trams pause at the Benburb Stop

Below: Tram 3011 crosses Blackhall Place

Below: Tram 3011 is the first tram to cross Queen Street .

Above: The two trams pause at the stop outside the Family Law Courts.

Below: Tram 3001 is used to test the crossover near the Family Law Courts

Above: Tram 3011 crosses Church Street

Below: Tram 3001 at the Four Courts Stop on Chancery Street

Below: Tram 3001 passes by Smithfield Fruit & Veg Market which is just out of the shot to the right.

Above: Tram 3011 crosses Capel Street

Below: Tram 3011 crosses Jervis Street

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