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# irish-rail - Sunday 1 September, 2019

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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 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 This post contains videos

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

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

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

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

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

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

The power line has now been cleared.

# irish-rail - Monday 25 February, 2019

Rail service resumes following delays at Dublin's Heuston station

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

The incident took place between Thurles and Limerick Junction.

# irish-rail - Friday 11 January, 2019

Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs

There will be bus transfers available between Connolly and Bray for Connolly/Rosslare Europort services.

# irish-rail - Friday 4 January, 2019

269 million passenger journeys made on State-funded public transport last year

That’s an increase of almost 19 million (17%) compared to 2017, according to provisional NTA figures.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Fancy driving a train for a living and earning up to €57k a year? Irish Rail is hiring

Applicants must meet European Train Driver Licensing requirements with a minimum of nine years full-time education and must be over the age of 20.

# irish-rail - Saturday 22 December, 2018

Need to get around this Christmas? Here's what you need to know about festive public transport

No services on Christmas Day of course, but here’s what else you need to know.

# irish-rail - Thursday 6 December, 2018

'Significant delays' to Dart as lorry drives through barrier at level crossing

Irish Rail released CCTV footage from the Serpentine level crossing at Sandymount in south Dublin.

# irish-rail - Monday 3 December, 2018

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.

# irish-rail - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail fares will change from today

NTA fare revisions mean that Luas fares are being brought in line with Dublin Bus fares.

# irish-rail - Saturday 24 November, 2018

Major disruption to Heuston train services following tragic incident

Several trains were cancelled and a number of other services are severely delayed.

# irish-rail - Friday 9 November, 2018

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

The company wants customer feedback on the proposed changes.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Experiencing public transport delays this week? Here's why

Fallen wet leaves, the end of the mid-term break and a rail service at capacity are among the reasons for service delays.