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New DublinBikes stations go live in D8 and D7

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IMAGE: New station at John Street West. By William Murphy

An expansion of Dublin’s public bicycle sharing system, DublinBikes, seems to be on tract to be finished by July as expected. In recent days, new stations have opened in Dublin 8 and Dublin 7.

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The four new stations are on: John Street West, Oliver Bond Street, Eccles Street East and Blackhall Place.

John Street West is off Thomas Street; nearby is another staion on the corner of Oliver Bond Street and Bridgefoot Street;  the Blackhall Place station is just south of Stoneybatter; and the Eccles Street East is beside the Mater Private Hospital.

The stations at Blackhall Place and Oliver Bond Street represent the most western locations to go live so-far on the northside and southside, respectively.

Stations at locations such as Heuston and Jervis Street have been installed but are awaiting activation.

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KEY: Red markers = stations to be opened; green bicycles = live stations; blue markers = landmarks.

PHOTO: By William Murphy; CC Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic

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