Timetable Changes from Sunday 20th January: 17, 104, 114, 161, 220, 236, 238, 239 & 270
10 months ago
From Sunday 20th January, Go-Ahead Ireland (GAI) will commence operating the following service: 17, 104, 114, 161, 220, 236, 238, 239 & 270.
The below outlines the changes that will come into effect on Sunday January 20 and the updated timetables:
Route 17 Blackrock to Rialto via University College Dublin (UCD) & Dundrum
The routing of the service remains unchanged from that operated by Dublin Bus and there are additional morning peak departures on Monday to Friday and one additional morning and evening departure on Sundays. For clarity new route numbers have been introduced as follows:
17 – Blackrock to Rialto Via UCD
17C – Blackrock to Rialto Not Via UCD
17D – Dundrum to Rialto
Route 104 Clontarf DART Station to Dublin City University (DCU)
Route 104 has a minor route change and will terminate at Clontarf DART Station rather than Clontarf Bus Garage.
Route 104 will continue to serve the following key locations along its routing:
Clontarf DART Station, Killester, Artane, Beaumont Hospital Campus, Shantalla Road, Collins Avenue and DCU Campus.
The timetable has been re-designed to better integrate with Route 220.
Route 114 Blackrock DART Station to Rockview
The routing of Route 114 remains unchanged and some additional peak and off peak services have been added to the timetable. In addition, a new Sunday service will also be introduced.
The timetable has been re-designed to better integrate with DART Services at Blackrock DART Station.
Route 114 serves the following key locations: Blackrock DART Station, UCD Smurfit, Newtownpark Avenue, Whites Cross, Sandyford Industrial Estate, Lambs Cross and Rockview.
Route 161 Dundrum to Rockbrook
The routing of the 161 remains unchanged, however the number of weekday departures has been doubled from 4 to 8.
Route 161 serves the following key locations: Rockbrook, Ballyboden, Whitechurch, Marlay Park, Nutgrove and Dundrum Village and Luas.
Route 220 Dublin City University (DCU) to Lady’s Well Road
The routing of Route 220 remains unchanged apart from being extended from Ballymun to serve the DCU Campus.
One journey per day will continue to operate via Coolmine Fire Station, this will be renumbered 220A for clarity.
Route 220 operates hourly and serves the following key locations: DCU Campus, Ballymun, Finglas Village, Ballycoolin, National Aquatic Centre, Connolly Hospital Campus, Blanchardstown Shopping Centre and Lady’s Well Road.
Route 236 Blanchardstown Shopping Centre to Damastown IBM
Route 236 operates a Monday to Friday timetable and an additional 3 departures have been added to make a total of six departures in each direction. These three new services will be renumbered 236A to distinguish from its more direct routing between Tyrrelstown and Blanchardstown Shopping Centre.
There is a slight change to the routing of Route 236 at Tyrrelstown Stop 6005. Plaza Apartments will now be served to match the routing of Route 238 in this area.
Route 236 serves the following key locations: Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, National Aquatic Centre, Ballycoolin Business Park, Corporate Park, Cruise Park and Damastown IBM.
Route 238 Lady’s Well Road to Tyrrelstown
Route 238 will continue to operate an hourly service seven days a week.
The routing of the 238 remains unchanged and serves the following key locations: Lady’s Well Road, Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, National Aquatic Centre, Corporate Park, Cruise Park and Tyrrelstown.
Route 239 Blanchardstown Shopping Centre to Liffey Valley Shopping Centre
Route 239 has an improved timetable. There will be additional departures with hourly weekday operations. Saturday service will commence operations earlier in the day and will run until later.
The routing of the 239 remains unchanged and serves the following key locations: Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, Clonsilla Station, Lucan Village, Arthur Griffith Park, Castle Road, Fonthill Retail Park and Liffey Valley Shopping Centre.
Route 270 Dunboyne to Blanchardstown Shopping Centre
Route 270 will continue to operate hourly Monday to Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There have been a few minor timetable changes to better integrate with Dublin Bus Route 70 between Dunboyne and Littlepace. Two additional services in each direction have been added on Sunday mornings.
The routing of Route 270 remains unchanged and serves the following key locations: Dunboyne Village, Dunboyne Station, Clonee Village, Littlepace and Blanchardstown Shopping Centre.