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#Irish Rail

# irish-rail - Friday 11 January, 2019

Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs
# Heads Up
# Heads Up

Pearse and Tara Street stations close this weekend for roof repairs

Jan 11th 2019, 11:00 PM 11,076 Views 6 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Jan 4th 2019, 2:20 PM 11,865 Views 35 Comments

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
# Raily Good News
# Raily Good News

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

Jan 2nd 2019, 11:36 AM 170,987 Views 68 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Dec 22nd 2018, 7:00 AM 10,846 Views 11 Comments

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
# Sandymount
# Sandymount

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

Dec 6th 2018, 12:56 PM 39,572 Views 30 Comments

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
# TRANSPORT SECURITY
# TRANSPORT SECURITY

Over €100,000 to be spent on security on Irish Rail over Christmas

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:20 AM 10,362 Views 9 Comments

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
# Scutting
# Scutting

Irish Rail and Luas record over 100 instances of tram and train 'surfing' in past four years

Dec 3rd 2018, 6:00 AM 11,233 Views 12 Comments

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
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

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

Dec 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 41,142 Views 36 Comments

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
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Major disruption to Heuston train services following tragic incident

Nov 24th 2018, 12:34 PM 80,507 Views 30 Comments

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
# More Services
# More Services

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

Nov 9th 2018, 8:05 AM 34,274 Views 29 Comments

The company wants customer feedback on the proposed changes.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

Experiencing public transport delays this week? Here's why
# Delays
# Delays

Experiencing public transport delays this week? Here's why

Nov 7th 2018, 6:00 AM 14,650 Views 17 Comments

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

# irish-rail - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'Unprecedented' stabbing on Irish Rail train leads to renewed calls for transport police
# Anti-social Behaviour
# Anti-social Behaviour

'Unprecedented' stabbing on Irish Rail train leads to renewed calls for transport police

Oct 31st 2018, 12:36 PM 32,147 Views 34 Comments

The NBRU has said the incident “may serve to be a watershed moment in the ongoing debate on the issue of anti-social behaviour”.

# irish-rail - Saturday 27 October, 2018

New roof at Dublin's Pearse Station and other works to cause disruption to Irish Rail users this weekend
# Rail Disruption
# Rail Disruption

New roof at Dublin's Pearse Station and other works to cause disruption to Irish Rail users this weekend

Oct 27th 2018, 7:15 AM 15,683 Views 3 Comments

A number of service alterations are in place due to line works around the country this weekend.

# irish-rail - Friday 19 October, 2018

Delays on Maynooth rail line after driver crashes through level crossing
# Breaking Barriers
# Breaking Barriers

Delays on Maynooth rail line after driver crashes through level crossing

Oct 19th 2018, 8:27 PM 29,686 Views 31 Comments

The incident occurred this evening at 5:25pm.

# irish-rail - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Leaves on tracks: Why your train might be delayed over the coming weeks
# Leaf It Out
# Leaf It Out

Leaves on tracks: Why your train might be delayed over the coming weeks

Oct 11th 2018, 9:04 AM 12,008 Views 33 Comments

When leaves are on tracks, it takes more time for trains to brake – like a car travelling on wet roads.

# irish-rail - Friday 5 October, 2018

Irish Rail bans alcohol on four Friday services over complaints about 'overindulging' passengers
# Booze Ban
# Booze Ban

Irish Rail bans alcohol on four Friday services over complaints about 'overindulging' passengers

Oct 5th 2018, 12:39 PM 40,150 Views 47 Comments

The company blamed large groups for disrupting other passengers on a number of services.

# irish-rail - Monday 17 September, 2018

Trains rerouted in Kildare after 'passenger trouble' on early morning service
# Hazelhatch
# Hazelhatch

Trains rerouted in Kildare after 'passenger trouble' on early morning service

Sep 17th 2018, 8:28 AM 55,100 Views 29 Comments

Trains to and from Newbridge were running from Hazelhatch station in west Dublin from 6.35am.

# irish-rail - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Irish Rail to spend €5 million on new replacement bus services contract
# Disruption
# Disruption

Irish Rail to spend €5 million on new replacement bus services contract

Sep 16th 2018, 7:45 AM 14,834 Views 7 Comments

The company will spend €1 million apiece on the provision of services in Dublin and Limerick/Clare.

# irish-rail - Friday 14 September, 2018

Extra Dart services added after complaints about timetable changes
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Extra Dart services added after complaints about timetable changes

Sep 14th 2018, 4:21 PM 14,527 Views 16 Comments

Passengers had complained about overcrowding and capacity issues.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

More carriages added to DART trains after new timetable leads to raft of complaints
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

More carriages added to DART trains after new timetable leads to raft of complaints

Sep 12th 2018, 6:05 PM 18,474 Views 23 Comments

Capacity has been increased today – but one northside councillor says “the jury’s still out”.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Irish Rail admits 'teething problems' - but passengers say new timetable 'a disaster' for some areas
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

Irish Rail admits 'teething problems' - but passengers say new timetable 'a disaster' for some areas

Sep 11th 2018, 6:07 PM 38,258 Views 30 Comments

Shorter trains are causing problems for passengers on the northside of Dublin.

# irish-rail - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Changes to Irish Rail timetables kick in tomorrow
# Commuting
# Commuting

Changes to Irish Rail timetables kick in tomorrow

Sep 8th 2018, 9:00 PM 41,863 Views 19 Comments

Some services will have earlier departure times and commuters are advised to check changes.

# irish-rail - Sunday 2 September, 2018

As Irish Rail increases Dart frequencies, fewer trains will stop at Portmarnock
# Stationary
# Stationary

As Irish Rail increases Dart frequencies, fewer trains will stop at Portmarnock

Sep 2nd 2018, 4:00 PM 21,803 Views 21 Comments

One commuter said that the changes make their journey “almost unmanageable”.

# irish-rail - Monday 20 August, 2018

New €6.5 million train station in Dublin gets green light
# Pelletstown
# Pelletstown

New €6.5 million train station in Dublin gets green light

Aug 20th 2018, 1:38 PM 42,845 Views 54 Comments

The National Transport Authority said that the construction of the station is scheduled to begin next year

# irish-rail - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out
# Exodus
# Exodus

With over a week to go, Dublin-bound train tickets for the day of the Pope's mass are nearly sold out

Aug 15th 2018, 2:34 PM 20,337 Views 50 Comments

Irish Rail expects all train tickets to the capital on 26 August to be snapped up within days.

# irish-rail - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Rail services suspended between Malahide and Clongriffin after bus hits railway bridge
# Delays
# Delays

Rail services suspended between Malahide and Clongriffin after bus hits railway bridge

Aug 9th 2018, 12:11 PM 15,056 Views 13 Comments

The bus hit a bridge at Portmarnock.

# irish-rail - Friday 3 August, 2018

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail
# Suzy Byrne
# Suzy Byrne

Disability advocate says 'it's time to put up or shut up' as she joins board of Irish Rail

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:59 PM 19,910 Views 42 Comments

Suzy Byrne is one of five people with experience of disability issues to join transport boards.

# irish-rail - Monday 30 July, 2018

New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport
# Give Up Your Seat
# Give Up Your Seat

New 'Baby on Board' badges launched - for pregnant women on public transport

Jul 30th 2018, 12:56 PM 26,823 Views 92 Comments

The badge will hopefully see more people giving up their seats for pregnant people on public transport.

# irish-rail - Friday 13 July, 2018

Efforts to fight Bray Head gorse fire hampered by drones
# Darts Suspended
# Darts Suspended

Efforts to fight Bray Head gorse fire hampered by drones

Updated Jul 13th 2018, 6:05 PM 54,947 Views 41 Comments

Gardaí said that emergency helicopters cannot safely assist in until all drones are out of the air space.

# irish-rail - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'Very significant' damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

'Very significant' damage and severe disruption after Dublin to Galway train hits herd of cows

Jun 28th 2018, 5:19 PM 69,202 Views 64 Comments

The 15.35 Heuston to Galway train collided with 8 cattle.

# irish-rail - Friday 22 June, 2018

Irish Rail to bump up security on north Dublin Dart line after reports of anti-social behaviour
# Clamping Down
# Clamping Down

Irish Rail to bump up security on north Dublin Dart line after reports of anti-social behaviour

Jun 22nd 2018, 11:13 AM 20,651 Views 38 Comments

Incidents of intimidating and threatening behaviour have become commonplace on the northern line in recent weeks.

# irish-rail - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Post-concert Dart chaos as commuters 'pried open doors' and 'got down onto the tracks'
# Malahide Castle
# Malahide Castle

Post-concert Dart chaos as commuters 'pried open doors' and 'got down onto the tracks'

Jun 16th 2018, 3:12 PM 50,120 Views 43 Comments

Delays were experienced as commuters travelled back from a Liam Gallagher concert at Malahide Castle.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

'Significant delays' to services to Heuston after train hits metal bar on track
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

'Significant delays' to services to Heuston after train hits metal bar on track

Jun 6th 2018, 10:40 AM 13,084 Views 7 Comments

Inbound trains to Hueston are experiencing delays of up to 75 minutes.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'Tragic incident' on Dart line causes trains to be stopped as concertgoers get stuck heading to Malahide Castle
# Delays
# Delays

'Tragic incident' on Dart line causes trains to be stopped as concertgoers get stuck heading to Malahide Castle

Jun 5th 2018, 9:18 PM 53,906 Views 8 Comments

‘Significant delays’ are being predicted by Irish Rail.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Irish Rail confirms no trains between Dalkey and Greystones this weekend
# Fire Damage
# Fire Damage

Irish Rail confirms no trains between Dalkey and Greystones this weekend

May 23rd 2018, 4:38 PM 9,817 Views 6 Comments

Extensive fire damage was done to signalling equipment last week.

# irish-rail - Sunday 20 May, 2018

'Significant disruption' to train services in Dublin and Wicklow after fire
# Repair Works
# Repair Works

'Significant disruption' to train services in Dublin and Wicklow after fire

May 20th 2018, 7:24 PM 16,559 Views 1 Comment

Services will be affected throughout the week due to damage caused by a fire in Bray.

# irish-rail - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Trains between Dalkey-Greystones are suspended for the rest of the weekend
# Stop In Your Tracks
# Stop In Your Tracks

Trains between Dalkey-Greystones are suspended for the rest of the weekend

May 19th 2018, 11:05 AM 28,093 Views 3 Comments

Fire damage to signalling equipment at Bray has meant services are down today and tomorrow.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Rail services resuming in north Dublin after major disruption this morning
# North Dublin
# North Dublin

Rail services resuming in north Dublin after major disruption this morning

May 15th 2018, 12:00 PM 65,843 Views 67 Comments

A DART train that had not yet entered service struck and fatally injured a person earlier.

# irish-rail - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Delays remain on Irish Rail services after vandals break in and destroy signalling equipment
# Kishoge
# Kishoge

Delays remain on Irish Rail services after vandals break in and destroy signalling equipment

May 12th 2018, 7:25 PM 32,729 Views 46 Comments

Delays of up to 90 minutes were expected this evening.

# irish-rail - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Extra trains for Ed Sheeran concerts, and none between Connolly-Howth this weekend
# Transport Update
# Transport Update

Extra trains for Ed Sheeran concerts, and none between Connolly-Howth this weekend

May 5th 2018, 7:15 AM 16,970 Views 2 Comments

If you’re taking the train this weekend, Iarnród Éireann is advising you check ahead.