New E-Car charge point will be located at Dundalk train station and in Ardee

The charge point for electric vehicles will be located at Dundalk Clarke train station, a convenient location for commuters using the Enterprise service to Dublin and Belfast.

The charge point for electric vehicles will be located at Dundalk Clarke train station, a convenient location for commuters using the Enterprise service to Dublin and Belfast.

Kieran O’Neill from the ESB told the Dundalk Democrat “Ecars are in the process of installing a further charge-point at the train station in Dundalk.

“There are current works taking place at the station in constructing the charge point.

“We plan to commisssion the charge point within the next two weeks.”

Meanwhile, a new charge point has been commissioned on Irish Sreet in Ardee this week.

Dundalk Town Councillor, Mark Dearey, has welcomed the location of the proposed charge point and said that for project to be a success, charge points should be installed at accessible locations.

“I welcome the news that Ecars have decided to locate a charge point at the train station.

“This means that people can now charge their cars before going on the train. It’s also a well known location among Dundalk and the people that drive through the town.

“Although I do think that these charge points should be at petrol stations, particularly twenty-four hour stations,” the Councillor added.

Cllr. Dearey previously told the paper “ I can travel 100km for just over €1 and the cost comes to me via a bill from the ESB. It’s excellent value.

“These cars can drastically cut the costs for small business owners. They are really cost effective. There is also tax incentives for businesses that use these cars.”