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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 17°C

# Commuters

All time
# slut shaming your baby
This prankster mortified commuters by reading highly NSFW 'books' on the train
‘This Book Has A Camera In It And Google Is Taking Your Photo With It’.
# no bikes on seats
Prepare to rage at this incredibly selfish commuter
Yes, that’s a bike.
# st patrick's day strike
Luas drivers accused of 'putting a gun to the head' of Workplace Relations Commission
The fourth day of strike action is taking place today, with widespread disruption for commuters across Dublin.
# sponsored by transport for ireland
6 people you see on every morning commute
# Ballsbridge
Significant delays to Dart services as truck hits level crossing barriers
Dublin Bus is accepting all valid rail tickets as it is unclear when the track will be cleared.
# Cancelled
Does Dublin 'urgently' need Dart Underground?
The project has been delayed as “lower cost technical solution” is found.
# pics
Car flips over in rush hour crash in Dublin
No one was injured in the incident, gardaí said.
# Coming Soon
Good news if you use the DART... There'll soon be more of them
Plans to increase the core frequency from every 15 minutes to every 10 minutes are underway.
# down and out
Passengers walk the track after power-cut stops some Luas trams
Part of the green line isn’t working.
# illridewithyou
Australian commuters offer to accompany Muslims to work if they don't feel safe
It follows fears that Muslims may be targeted after a gunman took several people hostage in a cafe.
# commuter stress
Going shopping in Dublin? The Garda Christmas traffic plan begins today
Operation ‘Open City’ aims to manages Dublin’s seasonal traffic.
# Travel
Heuston train line reopened, but knock-on delays to affect rush hour
The line is closed due to a fatality on the line.
# Fare thee well
It's going to get more expensive to use the bus, Luas and train next year
The rises will hit Luas, regional buses and all train routes.
Dublin Bus fares are going up again
“€3.30, please.”
# no boys allowed
Britain considers women-only train carriages to tackle sexual assaults
Minister Claire Perry said today she was “absolutely determined” to do whatever it took to increase safety and reverse an increase in assaults.
# breathe deep
This app aims to help you avoid the areas with most air pollution
This app reads the level of air pollution in your environment.
# strriiikkee
Strike by Irish Rail workers to hit All-Ireland semi and finals
The NBRU has announced work stoppages to coincide with the championship.
# Rock Fall
Dart and trains disrupted after Dart derails between Bray and Greystones
Lines are closed between the two Wicklow stops with Dublin Bus accepting rail tickets.
# Coke Zero Bikes
In Cork, Limerick or Galway? Like cycling? The public bike scheme will be ready by autumn
Slightly behind schedule, mind you.
# Traffic
Live in a new house in Dublin? You probably have a long commute
Many new estates in Dublin are not serviced by public transport, according to a new study.
# morning trudge
New infographic breaks down how Dublin commuters get to work
More and more people are cycling but the car is still the king.
# Grand Ambitions
These maps show the planned 2,840km of cycle routes for the greater Dublin area
Kildare, Meath, Wicklow as well as the capital are all involved.
# pain train
London Overground sends cheeky Twitter reply to man running late for work
It’s basically a lesson in how NOT to deal with angry people.
# Bus Rapid Transit
Swords to Dublin City in 35 mins? New bus planners want to know what you think
The service is to be called ‘Swiftway’ with two other routes planned and a total cost of €500-€650 million.
# air transport
Trains carry more air around than passengers during off-peak times, says Varadkar
Leo Varadkar has said he is in favour of introducing cheaper off-peak DART fares.
# pain train
11 utterly unacceptable things people do on the train
The pain train is now arriving at platform 1.
# sligo train
Irish Rail apologises after passengers have to stand in carriage aisles
Passengers who booked a seat online for this specific train, but did not get their seat, are entitled to a refund.
# Commuters
Irish Rail cash fares increase from today
The new cash fares apply across all Irish Rail services, and Leapcard fares.
# Luas
Full Luas services resumed after suspected fire caused delays
Fire services attended the tram at busáras with reports that smoke was seen rising from it this evening.
# Fire
Water restrictions cause ‘big problem’ for fire brigade at derelict building blaze
The fire meant Connolly Station had to close platforms 6 and 7 in both directions earlier this evening.
# sponsored by transport for ireland
6 apps to make your commute a lot easier
Are you a commuter? You need these apps.
# Transport
Plans to reduce services in Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann contracts
The NTA said that under new proposals it would open the tendering process to provide removed services through separate contracts.
# Public Transport
'Virtual bus lanes' among plans to increase public transport use in Dublin
The National Transport Authority is to “free up road space” for travel by means other than private cars.
# bus strike
400,000 commuters affected as Dublin Bus strike enters third day
Dublin Bus will lose an estimated €600,000 today with no end in sight to the industrial action by drivers.
# people running for trains
People running for trains in slow motion
Which type of running-for-a-train person are you? Find out here…
# bussed a move
13 ways to get through the Bus Eireann strike
It’s tough out there. We’re here to help.
# Commuting
Commuters could save thousands by ditching their cars - Bus Éireann
A new survey has found that some commuters could also have a month’s worth of travel bus services for less than the cost of a tank of petrol.
# Luas
Luas red line delays of up to an hour
The Luas green line is operating normally, the company said.
# Irish Rail
Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes
Timetable changes on intercity services to Dublin have come into effect from today but some services have been cut.
# Weather
Update: DART back in operation between Bray and Dún Laoghaire
Meanwhile, heavy snow showers have been reported in Wicklow – leaving some roads impassable.