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# irish-rail - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Knock-on delays after train services suspended at Heuston as result of points failure
# On Hold
# On Hold

Knock-on delays after train services suspended at Heuston as result of points failure

Updated Oct 31st 2019, 2:56 PM 10,513 Views 5 Comments

Irish Rail said the suspension had been caused by a points failure.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Shane Ross announces 41 new train carriages as well as €447 million roads upgrade
# Cash And Carriage
# Cash And Carriage

Shane Ross announces 41 new train carriages as well as €447 million roads upgrade

Oct 30th 2019, 5:10 PM 27,429 Views 101 Comments

Ross said that the train carriages will enter servive by 2021.

# irish-rail - 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 21,793 Views 51 Comments

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

# irish-rail - Monday 28 October, 2019

'Urgent need' to address growing levels of anti-social behaviour on public transport
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

'Urgent need' to address growing levels of anti-social behaviour on public transport

Oct 28th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,046 Views 35 Comments

Irish Rail has said it is concerned about the “worsening trend” and has undertaken measures to address it.

# irish-rail - 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 11,763 Views 10 Comments

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

# irish-rail - Friday 25 October, 2019

Poll: Would you support the introduction of pre-book only trains to deal with overcrowding?
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Poll: Would you support the introduction of pre-book only trains to deal with overcrowding?

Oct 25th 2019, 9:29 AM 34,399 Views 127 Comments

Irish Rail says it won’t have more carriages on the network for the next two years.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'Significant delays' in and out of Heuston Station due to 'theft of cabling'
# Commuter Disruption
# Commuter Disruption

'Significant delays' in and out of Heuston Station due to 'theft of cabling'

Updated Oct 9th 2019, 8:19 AM 42,000 Views 62 Comments

Signalling equipment between Newbridge and Kildare was damaged last night.

# irish-rail - Friday 4 October, 2019

Delays of up to 30 minutes expected on some train lines after truck hit bridge at North Strand
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Delays of up to 30 minutes expected on some train lines after truck hit bridge at North Strand

Oct 4th 2019, 5:10 PM 18,797 Views 20 Comments

Drumcondra station has resumed service after the truck hit a bridge earlier today.

# irish-rail - Monday 23 September, 2019

Irish Rail to try persuade Dart users to stagger morning journeys to reduce overcrowding
# Peak Times
# Peak Times

Irish Rail to try persuade Dart users to stagger morning journeys to reduce overcrowding

Sep 23rd 2019, 8:05 AM 27,887 Views 70 Comments

A new website will allow commuters to check what services are less crowded.

# irish-rail - 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 7,537 Views 9 Comments

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

# irish-rail - 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 13,505 Views 37 Comments

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

# irish-rail - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Topless teens, sexual harassment and aerosol flamethrowers: Dart users' complaints to Irish Rail
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Topless teens, sexual harassment and aerosol flamethrowers: Dart users' complaints to Irish Rail

Sep 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 89,151 Views 42 Comments

A new text alert system for complaining about anti-social behaviour on the service was launched this month.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland
# Ireland 2029
# Ireland 2029

'The returns are huge if we can do this': The need for a world-class public transport system in Ireland

Aug 28th 2019, 8:30 PM 24,527 Views 43 Comments

What needs to happen in Ireland to drastically improve our public transport?

'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 20,162 Views 49 Comments

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

# irish-rail - 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 13,955 Views 21 Comments

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

# irish-rail - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Trains delayed in Dublin as truck hits bridge near Aviva Stadium
# Dublin 4
# Dublin 4

Trains delayed in Dublin as truck hits bridge near Aviva Stadium

Aug 10th 2019, 2:36 PM 36,373 Views 36 Comments

The crash happened as the nearby Aviva Stadium was hosting a rugby international.

# irish-rail - Friday 9 August, 2019

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign
# Racism In Ireland
# Racism In Ireland

'A girl of African origin had a banana rubbed into her face': NTA launches new anti-racism campaign

Aug 9th 2019, 1:51 PM 42,958 Views 60 Comments

A new anti-racist campaign was launched at Heuston station where trains, the Luas, and Dublin Bus operate from.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

All Maynooth train services resume but with 'significant delays' after damage was caused by lightning
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

All Maynooth train services resume but with 'significant delays' after damage was caused by lightning

Updated Jul 30th 2019, 6:26 PM 23,421 Views 17 Comments

All users of Dublin to Sligo/Longford services will be impacted by the delays.

# irish-rail - Thursday 4 July, 2019

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist
# Tourism And Transport
# Tourism And Transport

Where psychology meets engineering: Irish Rail has just hired its first 'human factors' specialist

Jul 4th 2019, 9:48 AM 5,132 Views 2 Comments

Nora Balfe will be working with the company to reduce risks due to human error.

# irish-rail - 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 13,134 Views 43 Comments

The service will be live-monitored by central security.

# irish-rail - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts
# Gigs
# Gigs

Extra trains running this weekend for Bon Jovi and Noel Gallagher concerts

Jun 15th 2019, 6:30 AM 25,109 Views 20 Comments

Additional security and Garda resources will be in operation on Irish Rail trains over the weekend.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Passengers celebrate arrival of baby girl born on Galway-Dublin train
# Making An Entrance
# Making An Entrance

Passengers celebrate arrival of baby girl born on Galway-Dublin train

Jun 12th 2019, 10:56 AM 27,595 Views 28 Comments

The newborn arrived on yesterday’s 15.05 service from Ceannt Station.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train
# Racism
# Racism

Irish Rail criticised after Indian man and parents suffer racist abuse on Belfast to Dublin train

Jun 11th 2019, 10:10 PM 33,091 Views 63 Comments

Prasun Bhattacharjee spoke to RTÉ’s Liveline yesterday about the incident.

# irish-rail - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Safety warning: Irish Rail releases video of level crossing crashes and near-misses
# Crashing Barriers
# Crashing Barriers

Safety warning: Irish Rail releases video of level crossing crashes and near-misses

Jun 6th 2019, 4:37 PM 24,987 Views 19 Comments

It’s in honour of International Level Crossing Awareness Day, which is a thing apparently.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Knock-on delays expected after 'major signal fault' affects Heuston Station services
# Train Delays
# Train Delays

Knock-on delays expected after 'major signal fault' affects Heuston Station services

Updated May 28th 2019, 8:15 AM 50,616 Views 26 Comments

Commuters should prepare for delays this morning.

# irish-rail - 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 26,361 Views 29 Comments

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

# irish-rail - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Irish Rail services face disruption this Bank Holiday weekend as the company carries out repairs
# Repair Works
# Repair Works

Irish Rail services face disruption this Bank Holiday weekend as the company carries out repairs

May 4th 2019, 9:30 AM 17,887 Views 27 Comments

Passengers have been reminded to check timetables before travelling.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Rail services suspended between Bray and Greystones due to incident on track
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Rail services suspended between Bray and Greystones due to incident on track

Apr 9th 2019, 12:32 PM 40,269 Views 11 Comments

Irish Rail tweeted that services had been suspended on the line.

# irish-rail - Monday 8 April, 2019

Irish Rail releases CCTV footage of moment truck crashes into Amiens Street bridge
# CCTV
# CCTV

Irish Rail releases CCTV footage of moment truck crashes into Amiens Street bridge

Apr 8th 2019, 7:45 PM 45,201 Views 31 Comments

Train services were temporarily suspended between Connolly and Tara Street following the incident.

# irish-rail - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Incredible journey': Owner of 'Hamish' the rail-riding dog comes forward
# Disembarked
# Disembarked

'Incredible journey': Owner of 'Hamish' the rail-riding dog comes forward

Apr 4th 2019, 4:13 PM 58,690 Views 48 Comments

The response to the terrier’s trip to the Big Smoke has been “overwhelming”, Irish Rail has said.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building
# Delays
# Delays

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building

Mar 19th 2019, 6:02 PM 13,808 Views 2 Comments

There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.

# irish-rail - 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 143,693 Views 52 Comments

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

# irish-rail - 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 11,853 Views 8 Comments

Tara Street and Pearse Stations will both be closed today.

# irish-rail - Friday 8 March, 2019

Train delays at Heuston station after power lines fall onto tracks at Kildare
# Delays
# Delays

Train delays at Heuston station after power lines fall onto tracks at Kildare

Updated Mar 8th 2019, 6:59 PM 21,927 Views 10 Comments

The power line has now been cleared.

# irish-rail - Monday 25 February, 2019

Rail service resumes following delays at Dublin's Heuston station
# Delays
# Delays

Rail service resumes following delays at Dublin's Heuston station

Updated Feb 25th 2019, 12:05 PM 26,877 Views 23 Comments

The delays were due to a train failure between Sallins and Newbridge station.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Irish Rail presses ahead with staffless Dart stations despite local opposition
# STAFFLESS STATIONS
# STAFFLESS STATIONS

Irish Rail presses ahead with staffless Dart stations despite local opposition

Feb 19th 2019, 6:05 AM 31,159 Views 36 Comments

As Irish Rail staff retire or are promoted Dart stations will gradually become staffless as staff are redeployed.

# irish-rail - Monday 18 February, 2019

Delays of 30-45 minutes to trains going to and from Heuston due to vandalism
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Delays of 30-45 minutes to trains going to and from Heuston due to vandalism

Feb 18th 2019, 7:00 AM 27,175 Views 24 Comments

Newbridge to Grand Canal Dock train services are operating from/to Hazelhatch as a result.

# irish-rail - 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 22,241 Views 2 Comments

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

# irish-rail - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Trains delayed and motorists urged to take extra care after overnight snowfall
# Minus Five
# Minus Five

Trains delayed and motorists urged to take extra care after overnight snowfall

Updated Jan 30th 2019, 10:00 AM 45,485 Views 33 Comments

A Status Yellow snow-ice warning will remain in place until Saturday.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 22 January, 2019

Nine deer killed after herd hit by train in Tipperary
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Nine deer killed after herd hit by train in Tipperary

Jan 22nd 2019, 9:10 AM 35,904 Views 36 Comments

The incident took place between Thurles and Limerick Junction.