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DublinBikes: 20 new stations by Christmas

dublinbikesUp to 20 of the 58 planned extra DublinBikes stations are “due to be constructed by Christmas”.

The council has previously said that new stations will be added to the system one-by-one as work on each of the new stations, and one station being expanded, is finalised.

The expansion includes 950 new bikes and around 2,000 extra parking stands at the 58 planned stations. When the expansion is expected to be completed next summer the system should have 1,500 bikes and 102 stations with around 3,000 stands.

As we reported last week, work has started on the expansion of the Talbot Street station –the only existing station which will have stands added to it. The current station is expected to be closed until Saturday November 9.

Here’s our map showing the planned DublinBikes stations (red pins) along with current stations (green bikes):


View CyclinginDublin.com: DublinBikes expansion map in a larger map

KEY:
Green bikes = current stations
Red pins = approximate locations of planned stations
Green line: Luas green line, including the Luas Cross City extension
Red line: Luas red line
Blue line: Dart / rail line

Or you can view the map released by Dublin City Council: DublinBikes extension map.

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