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# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Here's how many people travelled on Ireland's rail network in 2012
# Train-ing Day
# Train-ing Day

Here's how many people travelled on Ireland's rail network in 2012

Jan 8th 2013, 6:55 AM 7,679 Views 30 Comments

New figures released by Iarnród Éireann show the number of people taking the DART is up but Intercity and Commuter passengers figures are down.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Irish Rail told to keep the noise down
# Shhhush
# Shhhush

Irish Rail told to keep the noise down

Jan 3rd 2013, 11:51 AM 12,671 Views 33 Comments

Locals in Carrick-on-Suir have made over 100 complaints about the noisy train horn.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 3 December, 2012

Commuters see price increases on buses, trains and trams
# Spare Change
# Spare Change

Commuters see price increases on buses, trains and trams

Dec 3rd 2012, 8:46 AM 8,680 Views 47 Comments

The cost of one-off bus and train trips increased on Saturday.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Iarnród Éireann makes route changes for 2013
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Iarnród Éireann makes route changes for 2013

Nov 29th 2012, 8:30 PM 18,540 Views 48 Comments

Making journey times up to 13 minutes faster, increasing services on Galway, Westport and Portlaoise routes and cancelling poorly demanded services.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 16 November, 2012

Public transport fares to increase over coming weeks
# Transport
# Transport

Public transport fares to increase over coming weeks

Nov 16th 2012, 2:19 PM 10,309 Views 113 Comments

The National Transport Authority has sanctioned increases for Dublin Bus, Bus Éireann, Irish Rail and the Luas.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Irish Rail rolls out free wi-fi on Dublin's commuter trains
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail rolls out free wi-fi on Dublin's commuter trains

Oct 25th 2012, 10:02 AM 6,302 Views 36 Comments

Commuters on the Drogheda, Maynooth, M3 Parkway, Kildare and Gorey services can now work on their laptops, tablets and smart phones during their commute.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 28 September, 2012

Train station lifts closed for over three months
# Access
# Access

Train station lifts closed for over three months

Sep 28th 2012, 12:58 PM 8,281 Views 15 Comments

The disabled access lifts in Balbriggan train station in North County Dublin are finally due to reopen today, three months after being vandalised.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Commuters face 6 percent rise in public transport fares
# Fare Increase
# Fare Increase

Commuters face 6 percent rise in public transport fares

Jul 26th 2012, 4:06 PM 5,674 Views 59 Comments

CIE said it has to ensure it is in a position to keep providing transport services and can not rule out difficult decisions in the future.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

Irish Rail says Healy-Eames ticket dispute 'resolved satisfactorily'
# Ticket Dispute
# Ticket Dispute

Irish Rail says Healy-Eames ticket dispute 'resolved satisfactorily'

Jul 24th 2012, 9:06 PM 7,725 Views 35 Comments

The chairman and chief executive of Iarnród Éireann went to Leinster House to meet with the Fine Gael senator today.

CIE handed extra €36m ‘to protect public transport’ amid funding fears
# CIE
# CIE

CIE handed extra €36m ‘to protect public transport’ amid funding fears

Jul 24th 2012, 7:07 PM 6,438 Views 31 Comments

The state-run transport company has been given a funding top-up, though it’s not clear what services have been at risk.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 9 July, 2012

Free WiFi launched on all Irish Rail Intercity trains
# WiFi
# WiFi

Free WiFi launched on all Irish Rail Intercity trains

Jul 9th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,493 Views 27 Comments

Irish Rail says the Intercity fleet is now fully equipped with WiFi, and every seat will have a plug socket for passengers to charge their devices on board.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 1 June, 2012

450 Irish Rail job loss news 'not deferred because of referendum'
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

450 Irish Rail job loss news 'not deferred because of referendum'

Jun 1st 2012, 7:35 PM 8,055 Views 77 Comments

Iarnród Éireann is to look for around 11 per cent of its staff base to take a “voluntary severance package”.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Read: Kidnappings and lost cousins - amazing real-life transport stories
# Travelogue
# Travelogue

Read: Kidnappings and lost cousins - amazing real-life transport stories

May 20th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,199 Views 6 Comments

From mistaken identities to mysterious mittens – artist Theresa Nanigian collected these incredible, touching tales from drivers and passengers.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend
# DART
# DART

Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend

May 2nd 2012, 4:40 PM 2,886 Views 11 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has announced the postponment of engineering works planned for this weekend due to the disruption it would cause over the May Bank Holiday.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics

Apr 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,948 Views 1 Comment

How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 9 April, 2012

Iarnród Éireann hails 'record punctuality' in first quarter of 2012
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Iarnród Éireann hails 'record punctuality' in first quarter of 2012

Apr 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,902 Views 24 Comments

39 out of every 40 Intercity journeys reached their destination within 10 minutes of the scheduled arrival time.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Poll: Would you like to see other operators running passenger trains?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see other operators running passenger trains?

Mar 14th 2012, 11:29 AM 4,329 Views 85 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he’d encourage interested parties to come forward to run cross-border services. Should there be more?

Varadkar would welcome private operators on cross-border rail lines
# Trains
# Trains

Varadkar would welcome private operators on cross-border rail lines

Mar 14th 2012, 11:15 AM 1,479 Views 14 Comments

The transport minister says he would like companies interested in a commercial service to come forward with their proposals.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Changes to Irish Rail on way as Ireland gives up EU exemption
# Competition
# Competition

Changes to Irish Rail on way as Ireland gives up EU exemption

Mar 13th 2012, 7:00 PM 9,989 Views 62 Comments

Currently Ireland is the only EU country with a single rail operator.

Investigations continue after child struck by train near Tipperary
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Investigations continue after child struck by train near Tipperary

Mar 13th 2012, 10:28 AM 3,855 Views 7 Comments

A young girl was struck by a train on the Waterford line outside Limerick Junction.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 9 March, 2012

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Transport
# One Year In
# One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Transport

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 581 Views 0 Comments

How has the government managed on its promises for public transport, speed limits, taxi regulation and more?

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Nine horses injured in collision with train in Wexford
# Collision
# Collision

Nine horses injured in collision with train in Wexford

Mar 7th 2012, 11:49 AM 5,734 Views 19 Comments

The horses were struck by a train on railway tracks close to Enniscorthy in the early hours of this morning.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train
# Explosion
# Explosion

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train

Mar 6th 2012, 12:29 PM 8,978 Views 41 Comments

The driver of the DART suffered injuries after detonators exploded in the driver’s cabin at Bray station during rush hour this morning.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Iarnród Éireann reduces student intercity fares until April
# Train Fares
# Train Fares

Iarnród Éireann reduces student intercity fares until April

Feb 28th 2012, 11:55 AM 2,640 Views 13 Comments

Iarnród Éireann is reducing the cost of intercity train travel for students by up to 47 per cent in some cases.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 18 February, 2012

35,000 daily trips on Leap cards in first two months
# Leap Card
# Leap Card

35,000 daily trips on Leap cards in first two months

Feb 18th 2012, 4:12 PM 3,526 Views 22 Comments

Public transport minister Alan Kelly says there are 57,000 Leap cards in circulation, with only a small number of complaints lodged.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week
# Surf's Up
# Surf's Up

Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week

Feb 14th 2012, 2:44 PM 5,294 Views 19 Comments

The capital’s bus provider will kick off a trial run of its proposed free WiFi service on a small number of buses next week.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 4 February, 2012

New system for Irish Rail intercity fares takes effect today
# All Aboard!
# All Aboard!

New system for Irish Rail intercity fares takes effect today

Feb 4th 2012, 10:22 AM 3,691 Views 19 Comments

The new fares regime means higher prices on most InterCity routes, but some ticket prices are also set to fall.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Most InterCity train fares to go up next month
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Most InterCity train fares to go up next month

Jan 26th 2012, 6:05 PM 3,035 Views 43 Comments

Iarnród Éíreann confirms adjusted fares, with most prices up by 0.6% to 13.3% – while also reforming the types of tickets sold.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Faults mean 51 new train coaches remain out of action
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Faults mean 51 new train coaches remain out of action

Jan 4th 2012, 7:35 AM 3,780 Views 10 Comments

As rail fares go up for commuter and DART passengers, Iarnród Éireann says technical faults are holding up the use of new carriages.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:05 PM 6,764 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…

Dart and Commuter fares set to rise from tomorrow
# Rail Fares
# Rail Fares

Dart and Commuter fares set to rise from tomorrow

Jan 3rd 2012, 12:36 PM 3,042 Views 17 Comments

Ticket prices are going up by an average of 6 per cent on Dart fares and 6.7 per cent for Commuter services.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

400,000 expected to travel on Irish Rail over festive period
# Festive Commute
# Festive Commute

400,000 expected to travel on Irish Rail over festive period

Dec 21st 2011, 2:31 PM 1,670 Views 4 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has released details of its Christmas and New Year schedules and has advised customers to book in advance.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 9 December, 2011

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers

Dec 9th 2011, 3:34 PM 4,577 Views 50 Comments

The fare hikes are due to take effect in January 2012.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Transport between Ireland and UK disrupted as general strike begins
# Travel Disruptions
# Travel Disruptions

Transport between Ireland and UK disrupted as general strike begins

Nov 30th 2011, 8:57 AM 1,499 Views 10 Comments

Bus and train services to the North are among those affected by the action, with delays expected at UK airports.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Flood-damaged rail line back in operation today
# DART
# DART

Flood-damaged rail line back in operation today

Nov 8th 2011, 6:34 AM 412 Views 2 Comments

The stretch of line between Grand Canal Dock and Sydney Parade was closed due to river bed erosion following the October floods.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Flood-damaged DART line may reopen midweek
# Dublin Floods
# Dublin Floods

Flood-damaged DART line may reopen midweek

Nov 6th 2011, 5:43 PM 926 Views 5 Comments

The DART line at the River Dodder in Dublin may reopen midweek – however serious disruption to some other services are still in effect.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 28 October, 2011

DART line closed to allow repair on damaged bridge
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

DART line closed to allow repair on damaged bridge

Oct 28th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,603 Views 10 Comments

There will be no services from Grand Canal Dock to Sydney Parade, in order to allow for repairs to a flood-damaged bridge in Ballsbridge.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike
# Train
# Train

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike

Sep 18th 2011, 12:59 PM 841 Views 14 Comments

The animal was hit by a train travelling between Athlone and Westport.