Passage Railway Greenway Improvement Scheme - Phase I

Under Construction

Works Extent

Improving and upgrading of existing greenway from Pairc Uí Chaoimh to Mahon, N40 (South Ring Road).  Construction has now commenced on Phase I of the Passage Railway Greenway Improvement Scheme.


The project will:

  • Provide significantly improved facilities for cyclists and pedestrians along the Passage Railway Greenway from Pairc Uí Chaoimh to Mahon;
  • Provide improved and new access points to improve connectivity with adjoining areas;
  • Provide an avenue for wildlife movement, protection of natural resources and green space buffers for humans;
  • Wider surfaced area over length of greenway;
  • Public lighting and CCTV installed along length of greenway;
  • Greater amenities and facilities for public;
  • Widen the greenway from the existing 3m to 5m in width;
  • The Blackrock Road railway footbridge will be reinstated, utilising the existing historic abutments, access ramps and disused railway platforms;
  • The existing bridges, historical structures and features along the route will be repaired and cleaned where necessary;
  • Environmentally sensitive public lighting will be provided along the full extent of the greenway plus CCTV;
  • Soft landscaping works will be undertaken including tree, shrub and wildflower planting with native pollinator friendly species;
  • Bee, bird and bat boxes will be installed to improve the attractiveness of the greenway for native fauna.


Start: December 2020.

Finish: Mid 2022.

For full details on the project please follow link:

Passage Railway Greenway Improvement Scheme Phase 1 - 3 of 5

Passage Phase 1 Q3 2021

Construction works underway.