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People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent
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People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 12,453 Views 11 Comments

That’s according to new research from Daft.ie.

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

Sep 17th 2019, 6:15 AM 7,537 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Sep 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 89,151 Views 42 Comments

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

Man waving English flag spends the night on top of rail terminal bringing Eurostar to standstill
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Man waving English flag spends the night on top of rail terminal bringing Eurostar to standstill

Mar 30th 2019, 11:23 AM 33,202 Views 42 Comments

Services between London and continental Europe were suspended for several hours because of the trespasser.

Tipperary and Roscommon unveil new jerseys for 2019
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Tipperary and Roscommon unveil new jerseys for 2019

Jan 25th 2019, 1:28 PM 14,712 Views 17 Comments

Roscommon’s jersey features a new gradient design while Tipp’s sees new sponsors Teneo come on board.

Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted
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Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted

Updated Oct 12th 2018, 10:47 AM 38,943 Views 16 Comments

Here’s the latest on the transport situation in the wake of stormy weather overnight.

People are paying an extra €61,000 to live near a Luas stop
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People are paying an extra €61,000 to live near a Luas stop

Oct 9th 2018, 8:12 AM 18,909 Views 35 Comments

Buyers are now paying an average of €446,000 for a property close to a Luas stop in Dublin.

More carriages added to DART trains after new timetable leads to raft of complaints
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More carriages added to DART trains after new timetable leads to raft of complaints

Sep 12th 2018, 6:05 PM 18,474 Views 23 Comments

Capacity has been increased today – but one northside councillor says “the jury’s still out”.

Irish Rail admits 'teething problems' - but passengers say new timetable 'a disaster' for some areas
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Irish Rail admits 'teething problems' - but passengers say new timetable 'a disaster' for some areas

Sep 11th 2018, 6:07 PM 38,258 Views 30 Comments

Shorter trains are causing problems for passengers on the northside of Dublin.

Dart derailed last year because a staff member was 'not competent'
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Dart derailed last year because a staff member was 'not competent'

Aug 15th 2018, 11:05 PM 27,278 Views 21 Comments

The ‘low-speed derailment’ occurred close to Dun Laoghaire station last year.

Train and tram driver alcohol limit 4 times higher than bus drivers - but that's set to change
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Train and tram driver alcohol limit 4 times higher than bus drivers - but that's set to change

May 22nd 2018, 6:14 PM 12,693 Views 24 Comments

Train and tram drivers are currently allowed a limit of 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood.

There will be major rail disruptions during the Easter weekend
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There will be major rail disruptions during the Easter weekend

Mar 21st 2018, 3:15 PM 24,791 Views 15 Comments

Irish Rail are advising that people check whether their route is affected.

Rents for homes close to new Luas cross-city stops rise by 21%
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Rents for homes close to new Luas cross-city stops rise by 21%

Dec 15th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,420 Views 39 Comments

Overall, commuters living on the Dublin coastline pay the most on average.

Prices of homes near new Luas Cross City increased by 15% over the last year
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Prices of homes near new Luas Cross City increased by 15% over the last year

Dec 11th 2017, 6:00 AM 22,697 Views 17 Comments

Overall, commuters living on the Dublin coastline pay on average the most for a property.

Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December
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Irish Rail staff to go on strike on five dates in November and December

Oct 20th 2017, 4:20 PM 82,780 Views 182 Comments

Unions have accused the Irish Rail CEO of undercutting his negotiators last night.

Luas services won't be back until tomorrow after storm damage to equipment at Red Cow
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Luas services won't be back until tomorrow after storm damage to equipment at Red Cow

Oct 17th 2017, 8:18 AM 11,371 Views 23 Comments

A technical room inside the depot was damaged by the storm.

9 memories you'll have if you were a dedicated Off The Rails viewer
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9 memories you'll have if you were a dedicated Off The Rails viewer

Jan 11th 2017, 3:47 PM 7,276 Views 0 Comments

“Off The Rails, off the rails…”

Luas strikes planned for tomorrow and Friday have been called off
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Luas strikes planned for tomorrow and Friday have been called off

May 25th 2016, 11:44 AM 21,019 Views 116 Comments

Good news for commuters, students – and fans of Bruce Springsteen.

The Luas will be off tomorrow - and there are four more strikes planned this month
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The Luas will be off tomorrow - and there are four more strikes planned this month

May 3rd 2016, 3:42 PM 26,945 Views 109 Comments

There’s no sign of an end to the long-running dispute between drivers and Luas operator Transdev.

Luas user? Remember that drivers are striking again today
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Luas user? Remember that drivers are striking again today

Apr 28th 2016, 7:23 AM 13,944 Views 162 Comments

Siptu members at the company are taking action for better pay and conditions.

If you get the Luas, you need alternative plans tomorrow
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If you get the Luas, you need alternative plans tomorrow

Apr 27th 2016, 8:27 PM 24,219 Views 72 Comments

Transdev this week walked out of talks in which drivers asked for a 26.5% pay increase.

Luas strike to go ahead on Easter Sunday and Monday
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Luas strike to go ahead on Easter Sunday and Monday

Mar 24th 2016, 10:50 PM 86,248 Views 257 Comments

This weekend’s strike is back on, following the rejection of a deal by tram workers.

Luas drivers have announced four more days of strikes
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Luas drivers have announced four more days of strikes

Mar 10th 2016, 2:08 PM 20,944 Views 115 Comments

Siptu says the drivers have “no option”.

Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday
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Luas drivers will strike on Easter Sunday and Monday

Mar 2nd 2016, 7:06 PM 28,580 Views 188 Comments

It comes in addition to St Patrick’s Day.

Luas strike: Another stressful day for commuters, as Hailo demand surges
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Luas strike: Another stressful day for commuters, as Hailo demand surges

Feb 12th 2016, 7:05 AM 13,017 Views 47 Comments

Regular Luas commuters are taking to buses, taxis, bicycles and cars to make it to work

Number of people taking trains has grown for the first time since the economic crash
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Number of people taking trains has grown for the first time since the economic crash

Jan 5th 2015, 6:15 AM 6,944 Views 43 Comments

The Limerick-~Galway route saw the biggest increase in passengers.

I'm not intervening, says Minister --- as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again
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I'm not intervening, says Minister --- as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again

Sep 1st 2014, 2:45 PM 6,512 Views 32 Comments

Two more rail strikes are planned for this month, but it’s hoped a solution can be reached at LRC talks continuing this afternoon.

"No progress" today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue
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"No progress" today, but talks to avoid another train strike will continue

Aug 30th 2014, 4:31 PM 4,756 Views 8 Comments

SIPTU says there’s been no progress as yet, as unions and management meet to try and resolve their dispute before the next scheduled strike action.

Dart derailment was "caused by vandals"
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Dart derailment was "caused by vandals"

Jul 9th 2014, 11:50 AM 14,213 Views 43 Comments

The line has now reopened, Iarnród Eireann said.

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Mulling it over: Labour Court releases its plan to end Irish Rail dispute

Apr 11th 2014, 5:31 PM 6,587 Views 12 Comments

The proposals set out today include pay cuts and changes to working conditions.

Terrifying video of the Chicago train derailing and climbing up escalator
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Terrifying video of the Chicago train derailing and climbing up escalator

Mar 27th 2014, 9:41 AM 20,715 Views 27 Comments

CCTV footage of the accident has emerged.

Over 30 injured as Chicago train derails and travels up airport escalator
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Over 30 injured as Chicago train derails and travels up airport escalator

Mar 24th 2014, 10:53 AM 24,380 Views 38 Comments

The eight-car commuter train derailed early this morning at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

Next stop, Labour Court... April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute
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Next stop, Labour Court... April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute

Mar 21st 2014, 6:44 PM 5,480 Views 14 Comments

The company claims that each week without savings being secured costs them “an additional €100,000″.

Irish Rail workers reject payroll-cutting plan, Varadkar ‘disappointed’
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Irish Rail workers reject payroll-cutting plan, Varadkar ‘disappointed’

Feb 27th 2014, 4:30 PM 9,582 Views 47 Comments

Both SIPTU and the NBRU have rejected the latest proposals as unfair. The Transport Minister says Irish Rail won’t be given any more cash…

Passengers describe train derailment like ‘a monster coming up from the floor’
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Passengers describe train derailment like ‘a monster coming up from the floor’

Jan 16th 2014, 6:00 PM 32,216 Views 23 Comments

The train derailed in Sydney yesterday.

Photos: The world’s longest toy train tracks
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Photos: The world’s longest toy train tracks

Dec 2nd 2012, 6:00 PM 19,572 Views 22 Comments

Let’s hope this doesn’t go off the rails (ho ho!)

VIDEO: Toddler sends his toy train into space… and back
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VIDEO: Toddler sends his toy train into space… and back

Sep 24th 2012, 8:30 PM 12,795 Views 29 Comments

All thanks to his dad.