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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Iarnród Éireann

All time
# delays on the way
Going anywhere by train today? Expect delays
These are going to be issues with services on Saturdays throughout the summer.
# rollback
Irish Rail postpones its plans for 10-minute Darts
The company said it was due to the “intransigence” of unions.
# Logjam
Drivers on 10 minute Darts: 'We need to talk about pay first.'
The dispute over the new Dart timetable is ongoing.
# Roster Row
Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service
The two sides of the dispute disagree over whether plans for a more frequent service constitute a productivity issue.
# Iarnród Éireann
Train taken out of service after students leave vomit and other fluids behind
Iarnród Éireann has said that the train will have to be deep cleaned.
# seats are not for feet
The 10 Unwritten Rules of Irish Rail
Buck up, everyone.
# commuting woes
Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse?
Irish Rail has said better public transport is the only solution to traffic congestion.
# Dublin
Going to any Christmas parties? Late night trains have you covered from tomorrow
Extended services will run the two weekends before Christmas and on New Year’s Eve.
# Last Chance
Rail strike talks continue into the night
The three-hour work stoppage was expected to hit thousands.
# reduced services
If you're getting the Dart this bank holiday weekend be aware of some disruption
Services aren’t running north of Pearse Station.
# getting out of the house
Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...
… and the train (and coach trips).
# Dispute
Iarnród Éireann says there's 'no basis' for possible train driver strike
The NBRU said it will move to ballot train drivers for industrial action.
# Orient Express
A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland's railways
The service will provide tours of up to six nights around the country.
# kent station
Cork train station canopy collapsed after poles snapped in gale force winds
A report into the incident has also found that signatures were missing from inspection reports.
# choo choo choose you
Ireland's 'Best Train Station' has been named
A public vote decided the winner for 2014.
# Travel Chaos
Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)
The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.
# Derailed
Exporters rail against All-Ireland train strikes
Industrial action could have lasting consequences for rail travel, the IEA said.
# Irish Rail
Talk of closing railway stations "totally premature"
A review of rail services is currently underway in anticipation of Budget 2015.
# get on board
Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?
The cards are already usable on buses in the county and the scheme will extend to trains by early 2015.
# Going nowhere
Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike
SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.
# that's mad ted
Letting your friends book train tickets for you can have interesting results
As if travelling by train isn’t stressful enough, eh?
# Very Important Putin
What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington?
You wouldn’t want to steal this lad’s seat.
# stay behind this line
Irish Rail should really think about hiring an Irish speaker...
They’ve got it wrong TWICE.
Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month
The choice on whether to accept the wage reduction lies with employees, says union.
# fox hunt
Foxhounds killed after being hit by Iarnród Éireann train
A number of fox hounds that were out on a hunt were struck by a train travelling to Dublin.
# Stormwatch
Travel disruption as high winds continue
Roads, rail, air and sea are all affected as Ireland takes a battering.
# Drugs
Parents 'gobsmacked' after autistic son pricked by syringe on train
The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.
# 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.
# fare cap
Leap Card users will pay no more than €10 a day
The new maximum limit also caps fares at €40 per week across Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Luas but users of only one service could end up paying more.
# 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.
# Bank Holiday
Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend
You’d better read this if you’re planning on using the rail services this Bank Holiday weekend.
# Public Transport
Train, bus and Luas fares to increase from next week
Monthly and annual tickets will increase from 1 November while cash fares and Leap Card prices will go up from 1 December.
# signal works
Northside DARTs and other services to be curtailed this weekend
Bus transfers are being put in place as engineering works are carried out on the line. Commuter, Enterprise, Rosslare and Maynooth services are also affected.
# Big Brother
If you advertise a rave on Facebook, the Gardaí will find you
Alan Shatter said Gardaí were alerted to the rave on a beach in Sutton earlier this month after seeing it on Facebook.
# Chug Chug Chug
You won’t be able to drink alcohol on some trains from today
Iarnród Éireann is banning drink on Friday afternoon trains from Heuston to Waterford because of antisocial behaviour.
# Legal tender
Here’s why some train ticket machines literally won’t accept your money
Have you seen a new €5 note yet? Rail Users Ireland says neither Luas nor Iarnród Éireann machines will take them.
# level crossings
Campaign launched after four deaths and 96 'near misses' at level crossings
The campaign aims to make road users aware of the correct behaviour at railway crossings and the dangers posed by their misuse.
# Snow
Updated: Snow showers to continue in the east, cold elsewhere
The rest of the country will remain dry and cold with spells of sunshine over western counties.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you ever reported a racist incident?
To mark International Day Against Racism, the Immigrant Council of Ireland is urging people to report racist abuse.