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#Trains

# trains - Sunday 31 July, 2022

Poll: How often do you travel by train?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How often do you travel by train?

Jul 31st 2022, 10:03 AM 48,300 Views 86 Comments

Choo choo.

# trains - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Major DART delays after passengers on stalled trains outside Bray force open doors
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Major DART delays after passengers on stalled trains outside Bray force open doors

Jul 24th 2022, 5:59 PM 67,685 Views 54 Comments

Some customers warned people on board the trains were close to fainting due to the heat.

# trains - Saturday 18 June, 2022

More than 50,000 UK rail workers to strike next week
# Trains
# Trains

More than 50,000 UK rail workers to strike next week

Jun 18th 2022, 1:32 PM 12,061 Views 7 Comments

The union said there had been no breakthrough in the negotiations on pay, jobs and conditions.

# trains - Sunday 6 February, 2022

Policy needed to focus on customer response rather than train rescues, Irish Rail report says
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Policy needed to focus on customer response rather than train rescues, Irish Rail report says

Feb 6th 2022, 1:41 PM 22,542 Views 23 Comments

Two engine failures caused major delays on an inter-city service last year.

# trains - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Storm Barra: How transport has been impacted today across the country
# Travel
# Travel

Storm Barra: How transport has been impacted today across the country

Updated Dec 7th 2021, 6:35 PM 48,082 Views 10 Comments

Counties in Ireland are currently under either Status Red, Orange or Yellow weather warnings.

# trains - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth
# Trains
# Trains

Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth

Oct 21st 2021, 1:13 PM 21,603 Views 18 Comments

The rail provider has put a revised timetable in place that will close some lines which will be served with bus transfers instead.

# trains - Sunday 10 October, 2021

'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police
# Transport Police
# Transport Police

'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police

Oct 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 20,785 Views 33 Comments

It follows news of a disturbing incident that played out ona nighttime DART service this week.

# trains - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin
# Pelletstown
# Pelletstown

Ireland's newest train station has been officially opened in Dublin

Updated Sep 26th 2021, 1:11 PM 192,551 Views 45 Comments

Pelletstown Station is situated 12 minutes from Dublin city centre.

# trains - Monday 9 August, 2021

Railway, greenway, or disused line? The tangled, uncertain future of the Western Rail Corridor
# The Beaten Track
# The Beaten Track

Railway, greenway, or disused line? The tangled, uncertain future of the Western Rail Corridor

Aug 9th 2021, 8:00 PM 41,045 Views 69 Comments
  • The Western Rail Corridor track stretches from Limerick up to Sligo - but most of it has been out of use for decades.
  • Many want to see trains return, while others call for a new greenway on the line - but a report said a "do nothing" approach was the most viable.
  • The government is now at a crossroads on the future of the track.

# trains - Friday 4 June, 2021

Bank Holiday weekend trains: Some altered Irish Rail services and Bray to Greystones Dart suspended
# Trains
# Trains

Bank Holiday weekend trains: Some altered Irish Rail services and Bray to Greystones Dart suspended

Jun 4th 2021, 6:30 AM 22,894 Views 16 Comments

Rail tickets are valid on Dublin Bus/GoAhead bus services between Bray and Greystones at the weekend.

# trains - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

All-island review of rail system to be carried out
# Choo Choo
# Choo Choo

All-island review of rail system to be carried out

Apr 7th 2021, 6:20 PM 21,326 Views 51 Comments

The review will consider how trains could improve connectivity across the island of Ireland.

# trains - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Irish Rail planning to upgrade or replace lifts and escalators at 22 stations this year
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

Irish Rail planning to upgrade or replace lifts and escalators at 22 stations this year

Mar 10th 2021, 1:26 PM 13,393 Views 17 Comments

Disability activists have in recent years highlighted that many lifts are out of service for long periods of time.

# trains - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan
# Upgrades
# Upgrades

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan

Aug 26th 2020, 2:25 PM 24,801 Views 42 Comments

A public consultation will now take place as part of plans for the Dart+ West programme.

# trains - Monday 6 January, 2020

Irish Rail introducing measures to deal with reservations not appearing over pre-booked seats
# Complaints
# Complaints

Irish Rail introducing measures to deal with reservations not appearing over pre-booked seats

Jan 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 26,875 Views 35 Comments

Customers have expressed frustration at their reservation name or number not appearing above the seat they have booked.

# trains - Friday 6 December, 2019

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season

Dec 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,878 Views 9 Comments

Security personnel will be on board the late night services over the coming weeks to ensure customer safety.

# trains - 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 10,544 Views 5 Comments

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

# trains - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland have a dedicated transport police?

Oct 30th 2019, 8:21 AM 25,421 Views 55 Comments

Fianna Fáil is calling for the establishment of a dedicated transport police unit to combat anti-social behaviour.

# trains - 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 11,798 Views 10 Comments

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

# trains - Thursday 10 October, 2019

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages
# Commuters
# Commuters

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages

Oct 10th 2019, 5:52 PM 14,228 Views 29 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry said ‘stagger your journeys’ message isn’t practical for working people.

# trains - 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 18,814 Views 20 Comments

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

# trains - 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 5,153 Views 2 Comments

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

# trains - 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 25,149 Views 20 Comments

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

# trains - 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 13,878 Views 2 Comments

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

# trains - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin
# Terrorism
# Terrorism

Explosive devices sent to London's Heathrow Airport and Waterloo Station were posted from Dublin

Updated Mar 5th 2019, 6:20 PM 78,731 Views 106 Comments

Three devices were posted to locations in London this morning.

# trains - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Train disruptions at Kildare-Portlaoise, Belfast, and Pearse Station this weekend
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Train disruptions at Kildare-Portlaoise, Belfast, and Pearse Station this weekend

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 9,623 Views 9 Comments

There are three separate disruptions to train services this weekend – here’s a run through of what’s planned.

# trains - 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 45,509 Views 33 Comments

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

# trains - Friday 7 December, 2018

Late night trains return for the festive season from today
# Happy Christmas
# Happy Christmas

Late night trains return for the festive season from today

Dec 7th 2018, 6:05 AM 16,678 Views 19 Comments

Late night trains will return for the next three Fridays and Saturdays in December (including today and tomorrow).

# trains - 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 80,548 Views 30 Comments

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

# trains - 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 34,411 Views 29 Comments

The company wants customer feedback on the proposed changes.

# trains - 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 14,553 Views 16 Comments

Passengers had complained about overcrowding and capacity issues.

# trains - 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 18,520 Views 23 Comments

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

# trains - 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 38,361 Views 30 Comments

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

# trains - 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 41,963 Views 18 Comments

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

# trains - 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 21,929 Views 21 Comments

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

# trains - 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 54,978 Views 41 Comments

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

# trains - Monday 18 June, 2018

Police believe three killed by London train may have been graffiti artists
# Loughborough
# Loughborough

Police believe three killed by London train may have been graffiti artists

Updated Jun 18th 2018, 10:28 PM 51,408 Views 26 Comments

The deaths are being treated as “unexplained”.

# trains - 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 13,101 Views 7 Comments

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

# trains - 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 16,584 Views 1 Comment

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

# trains - 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 28,115 Views 3 Comments

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

# trains - 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 65,884 Views 67 Comments

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

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