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From TheJournal.ie Out-of-order lifts and communication breakdowns: Why taking the DART can be a hugely frustrating experience for wheelchair users Off The Rails This post contains videos

Out-of-order lifts and communication breakdowns: Why taking the DART can be a hugely frustrating experience for wheelchair users

Recent issues with lifts not working have left many wheelchair users unable to access certain stations.

From TheJournal.ie DART line could be damaged by rising sea levels, say council climate reports Climate Change

DART line could be damaged by rising sea levels, say council climate reports

Potential issues to the DART line were mentioned in two of the Dublin council reports.

From TheJournal.ie Topless teens, sexual harassment and aerosol flamethrowers: Dart users' complaints to Irish Rail Off The Rails

Topless teens, sexual harassment and aerosol flamethrowers: Dart users' complaints to Irish Rail

A new text alert system for complaining about anti-social behaviour on the service was launched this month.

From TheJournal.ie 'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland Ireland 2029

'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland

What needs to happen in Ireland to drastically improve our public transport?

From TheJournal.ie 'We aren't considered important': Wheelchair users dismayed over continued lift breakdowns on train line Out Of Service

'We aren't considered important': Wheelchair users dismayed over continued lift breakdowns on train line

‘If people were treated the same way because of their skin colour or religion, the country would shut down.’

From TheJournal.ie Dart passengers now able to report anti-social behaviour via text message Irish Rail

Dart passengers now able to report anti-social behaviour via text message

People can text the word TRAIN followed by their location and details of the incident in question to 51444.

From TheJournal.ie Trains delayed in Dublin as truck hits bridge near Aviva Stadium Dublin 4

Trains delayed in Dublin as truck hits bridge near Aviva Stadium

The crash happened as the nearby Aviva Stadium was hosting a rugby international.

From TheJournal.ie 'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign Racism In Ireland

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

From TheJournal.ie All Maynooth train services resume but with 'significant delays' after damage was caused by lightning Travel Chaos

All Maynooth train services resume but with 'significant delays' after damage was caused by lightning

All users of Dublin to Sligo/Longford services will be impacted by the delays.

From TheJournal.ie Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist Tourism And Transport

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist

Nora Balfe will be working with the company to reduce risks due to human error.

From TheJournal.ie Dart to launch text alert system aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour next month Dublin

Dart to launch text alert system aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour next month

The service will be live-monitored by central security.

From TheJournal.ie Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts Gigs

Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts

Additional security and Garda resources will be in operation on Irish Rail trains over the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Passengers celebrate arrival of baby girl born on Galway-Dublin train Making An Entrance

Passengers celebrate arrival of baby girl born on Galway-Dublin train

The newborn arrived on yesterday’s 15.05 service from Ceannt Station.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train Racism

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train

Prasun Bhattacharjee spoke to RTÉ’s Liveline yesterday about the incident.

From TheJournal.ie Safety warning: Irish Rail releases video of level crossing crashes and near-misses Crashing Barriers This post contains videos

Safety warning: Irish Rail releases video of level crossing crashes and near-misses

It’s in honour of International Level Crossing Awareness Day, which is a thing apparently.

From TheJournal.ie Knock-on delays expected after 'major signal fault' affects Heuston Station services Train Delays

Knock-on delays expected after 'major signal fault' affects Heuston Station services

Commuters should prepare for delays this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Deer on the Dart line are causing delays for passengers this morning Oh Deer

Deer on the Dart line are causing delays for passengers this morning

It is the second time in two days that deer have caused disruption on rail lines.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail services face disruption this Bank Holiday weekend as the company carries out repairs Repair Works

Irish Rail services face disruption this Bank Holiday weekend as the company carries out repairs

Passengers have been reminded to check timetables before travelling.

From TheJournal.ie Rail services suspended between Bray and Greystones due to incident on track Irish Rail

Rail services suspended between Bray and Greystones due to incident on track

Irish Rail tweeted that services had been suspended on the line.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail releases CCTV footage of moment truck crashes into Amiens Street bridge CCTV This post contains videos

Irish Rail releases CCTV footage of moment truck crashes into Amiens Street bridge

Train services were temporarily suspended between Connolly and Tara Street following the incident.

From TheJournal.ie 'Incredible journey': Owner of 'Hamish' the rail-riding dog comes forward Disembarked

'Incredible journey': Owner of 'Hamish' the rail-riding dog comes forward

The response to the terrier’s trip to the Big Smoke has been “overwhelming”, Irish Rail has said.

From TheJournal.ie Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building Delays

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building

There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.

From TheJournal.ie Train services resume in Dublin city after earlier collision where a truck hit a bridge Amiens Street

Train services resume in Dublin city after earlier collision where a truck hit a bridge

The truck struck the bridge on Amiens Street just after 1pm.

From TheJournal.ie Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse Station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users today No Trains Go

Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse Station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users today

Tara Street and Pearse Stations will both be closed today.

From TheJournal.ie Train delays at Heuston station after power lines fall onto tracks at Kildare Delays

Train delays at Heuston station after power lines fall onto tracks at Kildare

The power line has now been cleared.

From TheJournal.ie Rail service resumes following delays at Dublin's Heuston station Delays

Rail service resumes following delays at Dublin's Heuston station

The delays were due to a train failure between Sallins and Newbridge station.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail presses ahead with staffless Dart stations despite local opposition STAFFLESS STATIONS

Irish Rail presses ahead with staffless Dart stations despite local opposition

As Irish Rail staff retire or are promoted Dart stations will gradually become staffless as staff are redeployed.

From TheJournal.ie Delays of 30-45 minutes to trains going to and from Heuston due to vandalism Iarnród Éireann

Delays of 30-45 minutes to trains going to and from Heuston due to vandalism

Newbridge to Grand Canal Dock train services are operating from/to Hazelhatch as a result.

From TheJournal.ie Several train services delayed after major signal fault Irish Rail

Several train services delayed after major signal fault

All Dart and Commuter services were stopped for a period this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Trains delayed and motorists urged to take extra care after overnight snowfall Minus Five This post contains videos

Trains delayed and motorists urged to take extra care after overnight snowfall

A Status Yellow snow-ice warning will remain in place until Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Nine deer killed after herd hit by train in Tipperary Irish Rail

Nine deer killed after herd hit by train in Tipperary

The incident took place between Thurles and Limerick Junction.

From TheJournal.ie Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs Heads Up

Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs

There will be bus transfers available between Connolly and Bray for Connolly/Rosslare Europort services.

From TheJournal.ie 269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year Public Transport

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year

That’s an increase of almost 19 million (17%) compared to 2017, according to provisional NTA figures.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy driving a train for a living and earning up to €57k a year? Irish Rail is hiring Raily Good News

Fancy driving a train for a living and earning up to €57k a year? Irish Rail is hiring

Applicants must meet European Train Driver Licensing requirements with a minimum of nine years full-time education and must be over the age of 20.

From TheJournal.ie Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport Public Transport

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie 'Significant delays' to Dart as lorry drives through barrier at level crossing Sandymount

'Significant delays' to Dart as lorry drives through barrier at level crossing

Irish Rail released CCTV footage from the Serpentine level crossing at Sandymount in south Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Over €100,000 to be spent on security on Irish Rail over Christmas TRANSPORT SECURITY

Over €100,000 to be spent on security on Irish Rail over Christmas

There have been increased calls for transport security in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Rail and Luas record over 100 instances of tram and train 'surfing' in past four years Scutting

Irish Rail and Luas record over 100 instances of tram and train 'surfing' in past four years

The activity involves a person holding on to the outside of a carriage as it moves away from a station.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail fares will change from today Public Transport

Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail fares will change from today

NTA fare revisions mean that Luas fares are being brought in line with Dublin Bus fares.

From TheJournal.ie Major disruption to Heuston train services following tragic incident Irish Rail

Major disruption to Heuston train services following tragic incident

Several trains were cancelled and a number of other services are severely delayed.

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