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# dart - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

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

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

Nov 30th 2022, 12:36 PM 15,269 Views 10 Comments

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

# dart - This year 2022

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

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.

DART services between Dun Laoghaire and Greystones closed for weekend
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

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.

DART services between Connolly Station and Grand Canal Dock closed for weekend
# Dublin
# Dublin

DART services between Connolly Station and Grand Canal Dock closed for weekend

Aug 13th 2022, 7:00 AM 27,004 Views 5 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has apologised for any inconvenience caused and has advised customers to check times before travel.

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

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

Updated Jul 25th 2022, 1:48 PM 84,995 Views 62 Comments

Thousands had descended on Bray for the annual air show.

Application on track to extend Dart out to Maynooth and Meath
# Dart+ West
# Dart+ West

Application on track to extend Dart out to Maynooth and Meath

Jul 25th 2022, 9:00 AM 27,576 Views 41 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 1st 2022, 6:30 AM 31,763 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
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

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

Jun 14th 2022, 2:22 PM 10,529 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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.

DART extension to Drogheda plans to double capacity of rail line
# Coastal North
# Coastal North

DART extension to Drogheda plans to double capacity of rail line

Feb 24th 2022, 2:32 PM 15,662 Views 14 Comments

The ‘Coastal North’ line will extend the DART from Malahide to Drogheda with an increased electrified network.

Trial order for teen accused of knocking girl ‘head first’ under Dart at Howth junction station
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Trial order for teen accused of knocking girl ‘head first’ under Dart at Howth junction station

Jan 18th 2022, 3:58 PM 35,032 Views 0 Comments

A judge held that the boy’s case was too serious to stay in the Children’s Court.

Two youths plead not guilty over incident in which teen girl was knocked under Dart train
# Courts
# Courts

Two youths plead not guilty over incident in which teen girl was knocked under Dart train

Jan 5th 2022, 3:20 PM 24,283 Views 0 Comments

They have been ordered to obey bail conditions.

# dart - Last year 2021

Schedule alterations kick in on Friday as Irish Rail details Christmas and New Year schedule
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Schedule alterations kick in on Friday as Irish Rail details Christmas and New Year schedule

Dec 22nd 2021, 10:05 AM 12,286 Views 5 Comments

Separately, An Post customers are being reminded that today is the cut-off date for sending cards and packages to Irish addresses.

Dart+ West project is approved by Government and will enter planning system in 2022
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Dart+ West project is approved by Government and will enter planning system in 2022

Dec 7th 2021, 3:44 PM 23,502 Views 32 Comments

The final cost of the project is set to be between €969 million and €1.1 Billion

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

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
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

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

Nov 30th 2021, 7:03 PM 20,049 Views 15 Comments

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

SIPTU is calling for reduced passenger numbers on public transport 'for safety'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

SIPTU is calling for reduced passenger numbers on public transport 'for safety'

Nov 24th 2021, 7:16 PM 14,291 Views 25 Comments

The trade union said its representatives had written today to Transport Minister Eamon Ryan

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

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

Nov 21st 2021, 1:49 PM 22,975 Views 36 Comments

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

Third boy released on bail after charge over violent disorder at Howth Junction Dart station
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Third boy released on bail after charge over violent disorder at Howth Junction Dart station

Updated Nov 12th 2021, 2:50 PM 24,738 Views 0 Comments

The teen will face a preliminary hearing next month.

Two youths appear before court charged over incident at Howth Junction Dart station
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Two youths appear before court charged over incident at Howth Junction Dart station

Updated Nov 9th 2021, 1:20 PM 39,807 Views 0 Comments

The teens, who indicated they understood, were granted legal aid.

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

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

Oct 21st 2021, 1:13 PM 21,673 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.

Three men arrested over graffiti damage of train at Dublin station
# Clontarf
# Clontarf

Three men arrested over graffiti damage of train at Dublin station

Oct 11th 2021, 4:03 PM 29,650 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí were on patrol in the area on Sunday as part of an ongoing operation to target groups vandalising carriages.

'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police
# Transport Police
# Transport Police

'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police

Oct 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 20,805 Views 33 Comments

It follows news of a disturbing incident that played out ona nighttime DART service this week.

Investigation into reports of disturbing 'rape chant' on nighttime DART service
# Dublin
# Dublin

Investigation into reports of disturbing 'rape chant' on nighttime DART service

Oct 7th 2021, 1:30 PM 91,029 Views 51 Comments

Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell was travelling home towards Malahide when he heard the alarming chant.

Public transport services return to full capacity today for the first time in over a year
# On The Road Again
# On The Road Again

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.

DARTs won't be running between Connolly and Grand Canal Dock this weekend
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

DARTs won't be running between Connolly and Grand Canal Dock this weekend

Jun 12th 2021, 6:30 AM 18,261 Views 7 Comments

Dublin Bus will be operating between these stations while improvement works take place.

Teenagers arrested after ambulance personnel 'came under attack' at Dart station
# Kilbarrack
# Kilbarrack

Teenagers arrested after ambulance personnel 'came under attack' at Dart station

Jun 1st 2021, 11:11 AM 57,535 Views 49 Comments

Two teenagers were injured during incidents in Howth and Kilbarrack yesterday.

Juvenile arrested and released in relation to Howth Junction incident
# DART
# DART

Juvenile arrested and released in relation to Howth Junction incident

May 20th 2021, 11:33 AM 17,254 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage of the incident appeared online earlier this month.

Public consultation launched on extension of Dart line from Heuston to Hazelhatch
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Public consultation launched on extension of Dart line from Heuston to Hazelhatch

May 12th 2021, 1:40 PM 18,138 Views 32 Comments

Once this consultation is completed, all submissions will be considered by the project design team.

Assault investigation launched after woman falls between platform and Dart at Howth Junction station
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Assault investigation launched after woman falls between platform and Dart at Howth Junction station

May 3rd 2021, 5:52 PM 102,833 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on 1 April.

# dart - All time

Resignalling project to impact Irish Rail services through Connolly for next three weekends
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Resignalling project to impact Irish Rail services through Connolly for next three weekends

Oct 20th 2020, 3:25 PM 10,905 Views 9 Comments

The €120 million project will result in the resignalling of the Dart network from Howth/Malahide to Sandymount.

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan
# Upgrades
# Upgrades

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan

Aug 26th 2020, 2:25 PM 24,830 Views 42 Comments

A public consultation will now take place as part of plans for the Dart+ West programme.

Ireland has secured €8.8 million in funding from Europe to go towards Dart expansion project in Kildare
# The Dart
# The Dart

Ireland has secured €8.8 million in funding from Europe to go towards Dart expansion project in Kildare

Jul 20th 2020, 10:22 PM 42,664 Views 36 Comments

The government’s development plan aims to increase capacity on Dart services to cope with the expected rise in demand in future.

Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week
# Phase Two
# Phase Two

Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week

Jun 6th 2020, 9:37 AM 24,249 Views 18 Comments

But social distancing requirements will still mean capacity on services will be just over 20% of pre-Covid levels.

Travel demand on public transport during Phase One has been higher than expected, says NTA
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Travel demand on public transport during Phase One has been higher than expected, says NTA

Jun 2nd 2020, 4:01 PM 16,288 Views 25 Comments

Normal Monday-Friday timetables for commuters on bus and DART are due to recommence on 8 June.

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'
# Transport
# Transport

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'

May 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,117 Views 64 Comments

The National Bus and Rail Union wants a number of measures introduced to guarantee worker welfare.

Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users this weekend
# Closed
# Closed

Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users this weekend

Feb 29th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,397 Views 10 Comments

Engineering works at Pearse are also planned for 21-22 March and 25-26 April.

Irish Rail says it plans to replace and upgrade all its lifts over the next five years
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

Irish Rail says it plans to replace and upgrade all its lifts over the next five years

Feb 7th 2020, 12:06 PM 8,980 Views 31 Comments

Disability activists have recently highlighted that many lifts are out of service for long periods of time,

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year

Jan 8th 2020, 9:31 PM 13,469 Views 31 Comments

Passenger figures across the rail, bus and tram network in Ireland increase last year.

'Absolutely shambolic': Commuters slam Irish Rail call for Dart users to stagger morning journeys
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Absolutely shambolic': Commuters slam Irish Rail call for Dart users to stagger morning journeys

Jan 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 50,953 Views 54 Comments

The PeakTime website was launched to try to reduce overcrowding on carriages during rush-hour.

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