Operating and Control Systems

How the Luas is controlled and operated

Luas has a central control room located in the Red Cow Depot. The following are the main electronic control and communications systems used for operations:

  • Automatic Vehicle Location System (“AVLS”)
  • Fixed equipment SCADA
  • Power supply SCADA
  • Passenger information display system
  • Public address system
  • TETRA radio (data and voice traffic)
  • Fibre optic cable transmission network
  • PABX telephone system
  • Emergency telephone system
  • CCTV monitoring and recording
  • Line side signalling system