Kildare Route Project


Kildare Route Project Kildare Route Project

Iarnród Éireann

RPS in association with Corus Rail Consultancy was appointed by Iarnród Éireann, to provide Civil and Structural Engineering Services for the development of the Kildare Route Project (KRP).

The project extends the number of rail lines from a two to three track system between Inchicore and Cherry Orchard, and to a four-track system from Cherry Orchard to just beyond Hazelhatch station.

Specific works included the reconstruction of up to 20 overbridges, including associated embankments and highways along the route, the provision of new stations at Fonthill Road and Adamstown, the removal of a station at Cherry Orchard, and refurbishment and extension of existing stations, at Hazelhatch, Sallins, Newbridge and Kildare.