Closed for 62 years, phase one of the reopening of the Dublin-Navan railway line has begun, with work expected to be completed during 2010. Starting in Clonsilla, the route branches off from the Maynooth-Dublin line and finishes at a park-and-ride facility at the M3 motorway near Dunboyne, Co Meath. Initially trains will run half-hourly at peak times but over time will run more frequently as demand increases. During the Celtic Tiger years Co. Meath became home to many of Dublin's workers, with Navan being the main commuter town.

Meanwhile, the viaduct at Malahide has reopened earlier than expected after a section of the structure collapsed three months ago. Iarnr