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# dart - Saturday 12 June, 2021

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

Sat 6:30 AM 17,764 Views 7 Comments

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

# dart - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

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 57,075 Views 49 Comments

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

# dart - Thursday 20 May, 2021

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 17,095 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage of the incident appeared online earlier this month.

# dart - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

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 17,567 Views 32 Comments

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

# dart - Monday 3 May, 2021

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 102,014 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened on 1 April.

# dart - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

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 10,808 Views 9 Comments

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

# dart - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

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 24,210 Views 42 Comments

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

# dart - Monday 20 July, 2020

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 42,545 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.

# dart - Saturday 6 June, 2020

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 24,204 Views 18 Comments

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

# dart - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

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 16,255 Views 25 Comments

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

# dart - Monday 11 May, 2020

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 26,064 Views 64 Comments

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

# dart - Saturday 29 February, 2020

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 12,352 Views 10 Comments

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

# dart - Friday 7 February, 2020

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 8,868 Views 31 Comments

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

# dart - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'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 13,296 Views 31 Comments

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

# dart - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'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 50,395 Views 54 Comments

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

# dart - Friday 13 December, 2019

Knock-on delays expected as rail services resume at Tara Street Station
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Knock-on delays expected as rail services resume at Tara Street Station

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 7:21 PM 38,248 Views 7 Comments

Services were suspended while emergency services dealt with a “trespasser” on the tracks.

# dart - Friday 6 December, 2019

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season

Dec 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,783 Views 9 Comments

Security personnel will be on board the late night services over the coming weeks to ensure customer safety.

# dart - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

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

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 12,625 Views 11 Comments

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

# dart - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Dublin commuter delays: A crash on the M50 and a truck hits railway bridge
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Dublin commuter delays: A crash on the M50 and a truck hits railway bridge

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 4:59 PM 35,472 Views 15 Comments

There are also delays of up to 10 minutes on the Luas Green Line and Red Line services.

# dart - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Broken lifts at Dart stations 'getting worse', warn disability activists
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Broken lifts at Dart stations 'getting worse', warn disability activists

Nov 12th 2019, 11:32 AM 8,474 Views 22 Comments

Several lifts were out of order at Dart stations this morning. Irish Rail said it was working to get them fixed.

# dart - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Teenagers, drugs and fireworks: Irish Rail receives 145 text messages since launching Dart alert system
# On The Rails
# On The Rails

Teenagers, drugs and fireworks: Irish Rail receives 145 text messages since launching Dart alert system

Nov 2nd 2019, 8:30 AM 19,511 Views 31 Comments

54 texts were received from passengers concerned about groups of “youths being disruptive”.

# dart - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Spike in 'menacing' anti-social behaviour on Irish trains prompts calls for transport police
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Spike in 'menacing' anti-social behaviour on Irish trains prompts calls for transport police

Oct 29th 2019, 11:56 AM 21,830 Views 51 Comments

There was a 14% increase in anti-social incidents on the Iarnród Éireann network in 2018.

# dart - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse station to cause disruption to Dart users this weekend
# Closures
# Closures

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

Oct 26th 2019, 6:30 AM 11,776 Views 10 Comments

Dublin Bus and Go Ahead Ireland will accept valid rail passes this weekend.

# dart - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Average price of three-bed home near rail station is €439,000 - 10% higher than rest of Dublin
# Dart And Luas
# Dart And Luas

Average price of three-bed home near rail station is €439,000 - 10% higher than rest of Dublin

Oct 22nd 2019, 6:00 AM 19,166 Views 16 Comments

Houses near a Dart line have the highest average price, according to a new report.

# dart - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

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

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 7,575 Views 9 Comments

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

# dart - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 10th 2019, 1:22 PM 13,534 Views 37 Comments

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

# dart - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 20,203 Views 49 Comments

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

# dart - Saturday 17 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 17th 2019, 6:38 PM 14,036 Views 21 Comments

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

# dart - Monday 17 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 17th 2019, 4:47 PM 13,142 Views 43 Comments

The service will be live-monitored by central security.

# dart - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent

Jun 11th 2019, 8:45 AM 19,844 Views 15 Comments

Sandymount Station is the most expensive to live near, with rents averaging at €2,905 per month.

# dart - Friday 10 May, 2019

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

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

May 10th 2019, 8:32 AM 26,362 Views 29 Comments

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

# dart - Friday 15 March, 2019

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

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

Updated Mar 15th 2019, 2:52 PM 143,713 Views 52 Comments

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

# dart - Saturday 9 March, 2019

Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse Station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users today
# No Trains Go
# No Trains Go

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

Mar 9th 2019, 7:15 AM 11,865 Views 8 Comments

Tara Street and Pearse Stations will both be closed today.

# dart - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Train disruptions at Kildare-Portlaoise, Belfast, and Pearse Station this weekend
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Train disruptions at Kildare-Portlaoise, Belfast, and Pearse Station this weekend

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 9,609 Views 9 Comments

There are three separate disruptions to train services this weekend – here’s a run through of what’s planned.

# dart - Monday 18 February, 2019

Health worker loses career after allowing vulnerable teen go to toilet unaccompanied at Dart station
# Unfair Dismissal
# Unfair Dismissal

Health worker loses career after allowing vulnerable teen go to toilet unaccompanied at Dart station

Feb 18th 2019, 3:45 PM 80,436 Views 0 Comments

The WRC has ordered the man’s former employer to pay him €20,000 for his unfair dismissal.

# dart - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Severe disruption to DART line after 'tragic incident' at northside station
# Harmonstown
# Harmonstown

Severe disruption to DART line after 'tragic incident' at northside station

Feb 12th 2019, 2:39 PM 90,593 Views 0 Comments

Services will remain suspended until at least 3pm.

# dart - Monday 4 February, 2019

Several train services delayed after major signal fault
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Several train services delayed after major signal fault

Feb 4th 2019, 6:26 PM 22,243 Views 2 Comments

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

# dart - Monday 3 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:20 AM 10,366 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 11,254 Views 12 Comments

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

# dart - Friday 9 November, 2018

Here are the Irish Rail timetable changes that will kick in next month
# More Services
# More Services

Here are the Irish Rail timetable changes that will kick in next month

Nov 9th 2018, 8:05 AM 34,290 Views 29 Comments

The company wants customer feedback on the proposed changes.

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