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French port examining new Irish routes after being 'pushed' towards Ireland due to Brexit
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French port examining new Irish routes after being 'pushed' towards Ireland due to Brexit

22 hours ago 39,106 Views 29 Comments

It is eyeing stronger links with Dublin Port and Rosslare Europort while creating new routes with southern ports.

# irish-rail - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Late-night DART and Commuter Christmas rail services kick off this weekend
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Late-night DART and Commuter Christmas rail services kick off this weekend

Wed 12:36 PM 15,104 Views 10 Comments

Services will run each Friday and Saturday from now until Christmas Eve.

# irish-rail - Last month November 2022

Irish Rail lodging An Bord Pleanála application for major upgrade to Cork rail network
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Irish Rail lodging An Bord Pleanála application for major upgrade to Cork rail network

Nov 3rd 2022, 10:24 AM 25,220 Views 11 Comments

Irish Rail plans to build a second track along the line between Glounthaune and Midleton in Cork.

# irish-rail - This year 2022

Passenger dies after becoming seriously ill on Waterford to Dublin train
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Passenger dies after becoming seriously ill on Waterford to Dublin train

Oct 12th 2022, 4:05 PM 40,132 Views 0 Comments

The train was stopped at a level crossing for several hours as the man received assistance.

Probation for teen who caused girl to fall off Dart platform after pushing his bike at her
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Probation for teen who caused girl to fall off Dart platform after pushing his bike at her

Oct 3rd 2022, 4:23 PM 18,570 Views 0 Comments

Judge Nolan said the boy’s behaviour, while “reprehensible”, had not been intentional.

Irish Rail customers face 'significant disruption' this weekend due to engineering works
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Irish Rail customers face 'significant disruption' this weekend due to engineering works

Sep 24th 2022, 6:00 AM 17,197 Views 14 Comments

It will see lines closed between Portarlington and Limerick Junction, and Dun Laoghaire and Wicklow.

One person killed after being struck by a train last night in Co Meath
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One person killed after being struck by a train last night in Co Meath

Sep 15th 2022, 8:46 AM 28,300 Views 0 Comments

It happened last night at the northern end of the Gormanston Station.

DART services between Dun Laoghaire and Greystones closed for weekend
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DART services between Dun Laoghaire and Greystones closed for weekend

Sep 3rd 2022, 6:30 AM 22,016 Views 6 Comments

Irish Rail has apologised for any inconvenience caused.

Over 760 anti-social behaviour incidents on train services reported in first six months of year
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Over 760 anti-social behaviour incidents on train services reported in first six months of year

Aug 28th 2022, 11:38 AM 22,074 Views 31 Comments

The incidents included multiple reports of fighting, soiling, sexual harassment, lewd behaviour and hate incidents.

Irish Rail CEO issues apology as full probe ordered into Bray Dart 'chaos'
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Irish Rail CEO issues apology as full probe ordered into Bray Dart 'chaos'

Updated Jul 25th 2022, 1:48 PM 84,990 Views 62 Comments

Thousands had descended on Bray for the annual air show.

Application on track to extend Dart out to Maynooth and Meath
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Application on track to extend Dart out to Maynooth and Meath

Jul 25th 2022, 9:00 AM 27,565 Views 41 Comments

The plans include 40km of electrification and resignalling along the Maynooth and M3 parkway rail lines.

Major DART delays after passengers on stalled trains outside Bray force open doors
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Major DART delays after passengers on stalled trains outside Bray force open doors

Jul 24th 2022, 5:59 PM 67,863 Views 54 Comments

Some customers warned people on board the trains were close to fainting due to the heat.

Planning application for Dart+ West to be lodged 'later this summer'
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Planning application for Dart+ West to be lodged 'later this summer'

Jul 1st 2022, 6:30 AM 31,759 Views 34 Comments

Under Dart+ West, a new station would be built at Spencer Dock alongside a new access point to Connolly Station from Preston Street.

Over 40 Irish Rail station elevators put out of service by anti-social behavior in 2021
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Over 40 Irish Rail station elevators put out of service by anti-social behavior in 2021

Jun 14th 2022, 2:22 PM 10,523 Views 22 Comments

Irish Rail reported more than 500 faults with elevators in 2021 with the majority of those resulting in lifts being unusable.

Iarnród Éireann urges caution at level crossings as incidents rise by 74%
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Iarnród Éireann urges caution at level crossings as incidents rise by 74%

Jun 9th 2022, 3:57 PM 18,681 Views 19 Comments

The company has warned of a number of worrying collisions this year so far.

Travelling by train this Bank Holiday? Irish Rail says pre-booking is now 'essential'
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Travelling by train this Bank Holiday? Irish Rail says pre-booking is now 'essential'

Jun 1st 2022, 11:54 AM 9,608 Views 13 Comments

The rail provider expects significant numbers of people to use their service this weekend.

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest
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Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest

May 16th 2022, 2:00 PM 14,628 Views 13 Comments

The company said it had been unable to tender a new contract with catering provider RailGourmet.

Irish Rail to hire onboard officers to enforce seat reservations and help disabled passengers
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Irish Rail to hire onboard officers to enforce seat reservations and help disabled passengers

Apr 27th 2022, 3:19 PM 30,346 Views 22 Comments

The offered salary starts at €31,000 per year.

Fancy being a train driver? Iarnród Éireann is launching a major recruitment drive
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Fancy being a train driver? Iarnród Éireann is launching a major recruitment drive

Apr 19th 2022, 2:05 PM 46,676 Views 25 Comments

Up to 80 driver jobs are up for grabs.

Dart services between Grand Canal and Greystones suspended this Easter bank holiday weekend
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Dart services between Grand Canal and Greystones suspended this Easter bank holiday weekend

Apr 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 32,646 Views 31 Comments

Irish Rail has advised customers that revised timetables are in place on all routes, with bus transfers serving lines that have been closed.

Passengers travelling on some Irish Rail services experience delays due to 'security alert'
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Passengers travelling on some Irish Rail services experience delays due to 'security alert'

Updated Mar 30th 2022, 7:21 PM 23,117 Views 0 Comments

The PSNI and gardaí carried out “precautionary security checks” on trains travelling between Belfast and Dublin.

Delays to Dublin rail services after tractor hits level crossing
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Delays to Dublin rail services after tractor hits level crossing

Feb 10th 2022, 10:12 AM 23,657 Views 34 Comments

There were delays of 50 minutes following the incident at the Merrion Gates.

Policy needed to focus on customer response rather than train rescues, Irish Rail report says
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Policy needed to focus on customer response rather than train rescues, Irish Rail report says

Feb 6th 2022, 1:41 PM 22,565 Views 23 Comments

Two engine failures caused major delays on an inter-city service last year.

Irish Rail cancels services due to Covid-19 infections and close contact staff absences
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Irish Rail cancels services due to Covid-19 infections and close contact staff absences

Jan 3rd 2022, 8:08 PM 47,374 Views 29 Comments

The rail service cancellations are centred around Leinster.

# irish-rail - Last year 2021

Irish Rail passengers stuck in Portlaoise for several hours following mechanical fault
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Irish Rail passengers stuck in Portlaoise for several hours following mechanical fault

Dec 28th 2021, 9:00 PM 42,005 Views 27 Comments

Passengers on the 12.25 train were then moved to a separate train, with Irish Rail issuing an apology to impacted passengers.

Irish Rail workers back use of industrial action over 'downright thuggery' on trains
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Irish Rail workers back use of industrial action over 'downright thuggery' on trains

Dec 22nd 2021, 6:51 PM 29,011 Views 20 Comments

Union members raised concerns over antisocial behaviour on trains.

€91.5 million funding to help cut Dublin-Cork rail journey by 8-10 minutes
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€91.5 million funding to help cut Dublin-Cork rail journey by 8-10 minutes

Dec 15th 2021, 1:26 PM 24,516 Views 45 Comments

The improvements are also intended to “futureproof” the line to accommodate 200 km/h speeds.

Spanish student in court over graffiti attack on train carriage at Clontarf Dart station
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Spanish student in court over graffiti attack on train carriage at Clontarf Dart station

Dec 2nd 2021, 10:00 PM 28,180 Views 0 Comments

Enrique Martin Gutierrez, 20, of Calle de Frias, Burgas, Spain, was arrested yesterday.

Man due in court over criminal damage incident at Dublin station
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Man due in court over criminal damage incident at Dublin station

Dec 2nd 2021, 10:54 AM 21,730 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at around 7.20pm yesterday.

Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season
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Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season

Nov 30th 2021, 7:03 PM 20,049 Views 14 Comments

Irish Rail said the services will be timed to align with the midnight closure of hospitality under current Covid measures.

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review
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Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review

Nov 29th 2021, 5:28 PM 21,638 Views 33 Comments

The deadline for submissions as part of the public consultation is January 21, 2022.

Over 200 Dart carriages vandalised since January at a cost of over €500k
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Over 200 Dart carriages vandalised since January at a cost of over €500k

Nov 21st 2021, 1:49 PM 22,974 Views 36 Comments

Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has called for a dedicated transport police to tackle rising incidents of anti-social behaviour.

Rail services in Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth impacted by major works this weekend
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Rail services in Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth impacted by major works this weekend

Oct 23rd 2021, 6:30 AM 11,690 Views 8 Comments

A revised timetable is in place for the weekend with bus transfers serving closed lines.

Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth
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Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth

Oct 21st 2021, 1:13 PM 21,672 Views 18 Comments

The rail provider has put a revised timetable in place that will close some lines which will be served with bus transfers instead.

How Irish Rail is fighting an ‘alarming increase in erosion’ near vulnerable railway lines
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How Irish Rail is fighting an ‘alarming increase in erosion’ near vulnerable railway lines

Oct 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 34,127 Views 18 Comments
  • Projects to safeguard Irish railways from climate change long-term are at early stages, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Coastal erosion on the south-east line and flooding in Ballycar have been exacerbated by climate change.
  • However, it could be up to 10 years before the measures are fully implemented.
Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station
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Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station

Oct 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,231 Views 7 Comments

Bus transfers will be operating on routes to and from the station.

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin
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Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin

Updated Sep 26th 2021, 1:11 PM 192,753 Views 45 Comments

Pelletstown Station is situated 12 minutes from Dublin city centre.

Public transport services return to full capacity today for the first time in over a year
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Public transport services return to full capacity today for the first time in over a year

Sep 1st 2021, 6:15 AM 13,236 Views 15 Comments

Masks are still a requirement across public transport.

'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?
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'There might be a tightening of the belt': What's the future for Ireland's public transport post-Covid?

Jul 29th 2021, 8:00 PM 12,428 Views 2 Comments

With fewer people commuting to work, how will public transport finances and services look in future?

Train services in Dublin disrupted this weekend due to works on Connolly and Heuston lines
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Train services in Dublin disrupted this weekend due to works on Connolly and Heuston lines

Jul 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 12,273 Views 10 Comments

From 5pm today until 9am tomorrow, all intercity services to/from Heuston will be disrupted.

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