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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C


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Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week
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
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'
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
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
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
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
The PeakTime website was launched to try to reduce overcrowding on carriages during rush-hour.
Knock-on delays expected as rail services resume at Tara Street Station
Services were suspended while emergency services dealt with a “trespasser” on the tracks.
Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season
Security personnel will be on board the late night services over the coming weeks to ensure customer safety.
People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent
That’s according to new research from
Dublin commuter delays: A crash on the M50 and a truck hits railway bridge
There are also delays of up to 10 minutes on the Luas Green Line and Red Line services.
Broken lifts at Dart stations 'getting worse', warn disability activists
Several lifts were out of order at Dart stations this morning. Irish Rail said it was working to get them fixed.
Teenagers, drugs and fireworks: Irish Rail receives 145 text messages since launching Dart alert system
54 texts were received from passengers concerned about groups of “youths being disruptive”.
Spike in 'menacing' anti-social behaviour on Irish trains prompts calls for transport police
There was a 14% increase in anti-social incidents on the Iarnród Éireann network in 2018.
Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse station to cause disruption to Dart users this weekend
Dublin Bus and Go Ahead Ireland will accept valid rail passes this weekend.
Average price of three-bed home near rail station is €439,000 - 10% higher than rest of Dublin
Houses near a Dart line have the highest average price, according to a new report.
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.
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.
'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.’
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.
Dart to launch text alert system aimed at tackling anti-social behaviour next month
The service will be live-monitored by central security.
People living next to a Dart or Luas stop can expect to pay over €3,300 a year more than the average Dublin rent
Sandymount Station is the most expensive to live near, with rents averaging at €2,905 per month.
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.
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.
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.
Train disruptions at Kildare-Portlaoise, Belfast, and Pearse Station this weekend
There are three separate disruptions to train services this weekend – here’s a run through of what’s planned.
Health worker loses career after allowing vulnerable teen go to toilet unaccompanied at Dart station
The WRC has ordered the man’s former employer to pay him €20,000 for his unfair dismissal.
Severe disruption to DART line after 'tragic incident' at northside station
Services will remain suspended until at least 3pm.
Several train services delayed after major signal fault
All Dart and Commuter services were stopped for a period this evening.
Over €100,000 to be spent on security on Irish Rail over Christmas
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
The activity involves a person holding on to the outside of a carriage as it moves away from a station.
Here are the Irish Rail timetable changes that will kick in next month
The company wants customer feedback on the proposed changes.
Man arrested following stabbing on Dart train
The attack took place at 10:15 tonight.
Extra Dart services added after complaints about timetable changes
Passengers had complained about overcrowding and capacity issues.
More carriages added to DART trains after new timetable leads to raft of complaints
Capacity has been increased today – but one northside councillor says “the jury’s still out”.
Dart derailed last year because a staff member was 'not competent'
The ‘low-speed derailment’ occurred close to Dun Laoghaire station last year.
Extra trains to be put on for Pope's visit to Phoenix Park
Irish Rail has also laid on special services from Westport, Ballina and Athlone to/from Claremorris for the Knock shrine event on Sunday 26 August.
Homeless man who brandished toy gun on Dart given 12-month suspended sentence
The man pleaded guilty to possessing a realistic imitation firearm at Connolly Station on 10 July 2017.
Irish Rail to bump up security on north Dublin Dart line after reports of anti-social behaviour
Incidents of intimidating and threatening behaviour have become commonplace on the northern line in recent weeks.
Post-concert Dart chaos as commuters 'pried open doors' and 'got down onto the tracks'
Delays were experienced as commuters travelled back from a Liam Gallagher concert at Malahide Castle.