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Friday 31 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Train

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# Easter Rising
Here's what you need to know about public transport today
Some services will be affected by events to commemorate the Easter Rising.
# East Coast
Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country
A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.
# Public Transport
Buses, trains and Luas back up and running
Customers have been advised to allow extra time for their journeys.
# dublin to cork
Irish Rail customers to get refunds after being delayed by almost five hours
People travelling on the Dublin to Cork and Dublin to Kerry services yesterday evening experienced significant delays.
Extra staff planned for Irish Rail trains to help deal with seating issues
Names not appearing above pre-booked seats has been an issue for some time.
# amtrak
Train crash killing two in South Carolina 'could have been prevented'
Two Amtrak crew members were killed, and more than 100 people were injured.
# Italy
At least 3 killed and 10 seriously injured after train derails near Milan
About 100 other people sustained light injuries in the incident.
# Rush Hour
Delays of up to 120 minutes on rail services after tragic incident, mechanical fault and trespassers
The series of incidents throughout the day have resulted in significant knock-on delays for Friday evening commuters.
# Collision
14 dead and 190 injured after train ploughs into truck in South Africa
A number of carriages have yet to be lifted to see to whether there are any other people still trapped.
# Millas
Safety barrier was down before French train hit school bus, killing six children
A new report from France’s rail operator said that the safety measures at the crossing were working.
# Austria
Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna
The accident occurred at 5pm near the station of Kritzendorf.
# Complaints
'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'
Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.
15 things that are bound to happen on the train 'down home' for Christmas
Train stations at Christmas time: The Lord is testing us.
# Washington
Derailed train was going 80mph in a 30mph zone
Authorities said the death toll may rise from yesterday’s crash.
# Pierce County
Multiple fatalities and injuries after Washington train derails onto highway
It’s not yet known what caused the incident.
# Millas
Four children dead after school bus and train collide in France
The incident happened this afternoon, close to the city of Perpignan.
# christmas schedule
Late-night trains and Darts begin from today for the festive season
Some services are running earlier due to line improvements – Irish Rail are advising people to check their train’s schedule ahead of time.
# ciaran ryan
Man who allegedly carried loaded gun on Dublin-Belfast train to be tried at non-jury Special Criminal Court
23-year-old Ciaran Ryan was charged with three firearms offences following the July incident.
# Strike
Here's what commuters need to know ahead of tomorrow's rail strike
More than 150,000 customers will be affected by the industrial action.
# warming relations
India is set to get its first bullet train thanks to Japan
A 500km journey will be cut from eight hours to just over two hours when services start.
# Iarnród Éireann
Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit
Iarnród Éireann is currently in the process of seeking solutions to reduce the number of railway bridges being hit.
# Andermatt
Around 30 people injured in Swiss Alps train crash
It’s been reported that the crash happened at the Andermatt station.
# Rush Hour
Train delays in Dublin after truck hits bridge at Amiens Street
Services between Connolly Station and Tara Street were suspended earlier.
# Bus transfers
Limerick to Ennis train line reopens after injured cow is removed
Bus transfers between the two stations were in operation for a period this afternoon.
# Courts
Judge lifts ban on identifying woman charged with possession of gun on Dublin-Belfast train
The application had been made by the news media.
# mind the gap
A third of all injuries on Irish Rail were at the gap between platforms and trains
There’s also been a rise in the number of train derailments in the past three years.
# Drogheda
Gardaí called to calm violence on Dublin-Belfast train after GAA match
Gardaí calmed the situation.
# franca
At least 48 injured after train slams into platform at station in Barcelona
Regional authorities said at least five were seriously injured, including the driver.
# Coolmine
Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier
Irish Rail said the truck failed to stop at the barriers.
# Wheelchair Users
'I just felt really embarrassed': Calls to end Irish Rail 24 hour notice for people with disabilities
Earlier this month, a wheelchair user had to wait 15 minutes for Irish Rail to help her exit a train.
# Trainspotting
Four lovely train stations feature on our new stamps
Did your local railway station make the cut?
# Daventry
Boy (11) dies after sustaining 'serious electrical burns' at rail depot in England
“Our thoughts are with the family of this young boy during what must be an incredibly difficult time,” British Transport Police said.
# high alert
Actor mistaken for terrorist after rehearsing lines on train in France
He was questioned by police after a guard overheard him say ‘weapon’ and ‘gun’.
# crowded trains
Surge in number of Japanese men taking out 'groper insurance'
The increase was triggered by a spate of incidents where men suspected of molesting female commuters fled the scene.
# Tejas Express
Reclining seats and 'in-rail entertainment': India gets new luxury train
The popular image of rail travel in the country is of hundreds of people crammed into carriages.
# Tidy Towns
'It's not just about tidiness, it gives you a network and set of friends'
Members of the Wexford Tidy Towns committee travelled to Tidy Towns winner Skerries as part of the Journal Journeys competition.
# heuston we have a problem
Dublin to Cork train delayed after vehicle hits bridge
The delay is due to a vehicle hitting a bridge between Limerick Junction and Charleville.
# Competition
These train stations have been voted the best in Ireland
The winners are chosen by public vote, with almost 15,000 customers rating their stations.
# Skerries
Rail services on Dublin-Belfast line suspended after person struck by train
Emergency services have arrived at the scene.
# Shiki-Shima
This luxury Japanese train could rival a five-star hotel
A trip on the Shiki-Shima will set you back over €7,000.