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History of rail transport in Ireland: Quiz


Question 1: DART and suburban stations were also upgraded, allowing ________ access with new lifts at footbridges and lengthened platforms to accommodate 8-car sets.
Mental disorderDisabilityBlindnessDisability rights movement

Question 2: See ________ for the current situation.
Iarnród ÉireannRail transport in IrelandNI RailwaysRail transport in the United Kingdom

Question 3: The planning undertaken was also noteworthy: a full survey of the existing ________ traffic was made, in addition to careful land surveys.

Question 4: At its height, in the thirty or so years prior to World War I, the GNR(I) covered a large area of Ireland between Dublin, ________, Derry and Bundoran.
EdinburghBelfastCardiffNorthern Ireland

Question 5: This has been titled the ________ (WRC) and some see it as a possible counterbalance to investment in Dublin.
Dublin–Westport/Galway railway lineWestern Railway CorridorMoate railway stationDublin–Navan railway line

Question 6: The County Donegal Railways Joint Committee (CDRJC) operated in north-west ________ during the 20th century.
Irish peopleNorthern IrelandWalesIreland

Question 7: A new railcar servicing depot was built at Drogheda (________ continues to be used for locomotives and carriages).

Question 8: In the 1990s, the Republic experienced an economic boom (known colloquially as the ________).
European UnionCeltic TigerDublinPortugal

Question 9: The railway formed part of the Royal Mail route between London and ________ via the packet station at Kingstown (now Dún Laoghaire).

Question 10: Again, the North-South Dublin route saw new railcars provide services to Dundalk and ________.
ArklowBrayAvoca, County WicklowWicklow

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