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#Iarnród Éireann

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 25 July, 2022

Application on track to extend Dart out to Maynooth and Meath
# Dart+ West
# Dart+ West

Application on track to extend Dart out to Maynooth and Meath

Jul 25th 2022, 9:00 AM 27,266 Views 41 Comments

The plans include 40km of electrification and resignalling along the Maynooth and M3 parkway rail lines.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 67,678 Views 54 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 1 July, 2022

Planning application for Dart+ West to be lodged 'later this summer'
# Dart+ West
# Dart+ West

Planning application for Dart+ West to be lodged 'later this summer'

Jul 1st 2022, 6:30 AM 31,604 Views 34 Comments

Under Dart+ West, a new station would be built at Spencer Dock alongside a new access point to Connolly Station from Preston Street.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 9 June, 2022

Iarnród Éireann urges caution at level crossings as incidents rise by 74%
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Iarnród Éireann urges caution at level crossings as incidents rise by 74%

Jun 9th 2022, 3:57 PM 18,659 Views 19 Comments

The company has warned of a number of worrying collisions this year so far.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 30 May, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: Making public transport accessible, sustainable and efficient
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

The Good Information Podcast: Making public transport accessible, sustainable and efficient

May 30th 2022, 9:42 AM 3,033 Views 1 Comment

Frequent, local and affordable: how to make public transport work.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 16 May, 2022

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail says on-board catering services unlikely to return until 2023 at the earliest

May 16th 2022, 2:00 PM 14,575 Views 13 Comments

The company said it had been unable to tender a new contract with catering provider RailGourmet.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Irish Rail to hire onboard officers to enforce seat reservations and help disabled passengers
# Trained Up
# Trained Up

Irish Rail to hire onboard officers to enforce seat reservations and help disabled passengers

Apr 27th 2022, 3:19 PM 30,238 Views 22 Comments

The offered salary starts at €31,000 per year.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Dart services between Grand Canal and Greystones suspended this Easter bank holiday weekend
# Plan Ahead
# Plan Ahead

Dart services between Grand Canal and Greystones suspended this Easter bank holiday weekend

Apr 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 32,613 Views 31 Comments

Irish Rail has advised customers that revised timetables are in place on all routes, with bus transfers serving lines that have been closed.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Schedule alterations kick in on Friday as Irish Rail details Christmas and New Year schedule
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Schedule alterations kick in on Friday as Irish Rail details Christmas and New Year schedule

Dec 22nd 2021, 10:05 AM 12,210 Views 4 Comments

Separately, An Post customers are being reminded that today is the cut-off date for sending cards and packages to Irish addresses.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

€91.5 million funding to help cut Dublin-Cork rail journey by 8-10 minutes
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

€91.5 million funding to help cut Dublin-Cork rail journey by 8-10 minutes

Dec 15th 2021, 1:26 PM 24,457 Views 44 Comments

The improvements are also intended to “futureproof” the line to accommodate 200 km/h speeds.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season

Nov 30th 2021, 7:03 PM 20,000 Views 15 Comments

Irish Rail said the services will be timed to align with the midnight closure of hospitality under current Covid measures.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 29 November, 2021

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review
# Public Consultation
# Public Consultation

Public consultation launched on all-island strategic rail review

Nov 29th 2021, 5:28 PM 21,620 Views 34 Comments

The deadline for submissions as part of the public consultation is January 21, 2022.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 21 October, 2021

How Irish Rail is fighting an ‘alarming increase in erosion’ near vulnerable railway lines
# Is The Coast Clear?
# Is The Coast Clear?

How Irish Rail is fighting an ‘alarming increase in erosion’ near vulnerable railway lines

Oct 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 33,864 Views 18 Comments
  • Projects to safeguard Irish railways from climate change long-term are at early stages, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Coastal erosion on the south-east line and flooding in Ballycar have been exacerbated by climate change.
  • However, it could be up to 10 years before the measures are fully implemented.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 16 October, 2021

Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station
# Significant Disruption
# Significant Disruption

Rail services in Cork impacted today as major works begin at Kent Station

Oct 16th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,196 Views 7 Comments

Bus transfers will be operating on routes to and from the station.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 10 June, 2021

Iarnród Éireann reports more than 30 incidents at rail crossing so far this year
# Ród Rage
# Ród Rage

Iarnród Éireann reports more than 30 incidents at rail crossing so far this year

Jun 10th 2021, 8:25 AM 13,701 Views 6 Comments

Irish Rail is asking for more vigilance from road users, as most incident involved collisions with barriers.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 26,869 Views 34 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 29 November, 2019

Trains delayed going to and from Kerry after car damages barrier at level crossing
# Not Again
# Not Again

Trains delayed going to and from Kerry after car damages barrier at level crossing

Nov 29th 2019, 3:51 PM 28,110 Views 32 Comments

This is the second incident of its kind today.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Broken lifts at Dart stations 'getting worse', warn disability activists
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Broken lifts at Dart stations 'getting worse', warn disability activists

Nov 12th 2019, 11:32 AM 8,557 Views 22 Comments

Several lifts were out of order at Dart stations this morning. Irish Rail said it was working to get them fixed.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 34,425 Views 127 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - 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.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 7,603 Views 9 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'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 20,308 Views 49 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 14,203 Views 21 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

Trains running again after truck hits bridge in south Dublin
# Stuck Truck
# Stuck Truck

Trains running again after truck hits bridge in south Dublin

Jul 23rd 2019, 10:18 AM 33,737 Views 38 Comments

The truck struck a bridge at South Lotts.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 25,023 Views 19 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 40,311 Views 11 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 11,905 Views 8 Comments

Tara Street and Pearse Stations will both be closed today.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 27,214 Views 24 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Severe disruption to DART line after 'tragic incident' at northside station
# Harmonstown
# Harmonstown

Severe disruption to DART line after 'tragic incident' at northside station

Feb 12th 2019, 2:39 PM 90,670 Views 0 Comments

Services will remain suspended until at least 3pm.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 11,109 Views 6 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - 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.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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”.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 69,275 Views 64 Comments

The 15.35 Heuston to Galway train collided with 8 cattle.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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.

# iarnrod-eireann - 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 17,011 Views 2 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Irish Rail customers to get refunds after being delayed by almost five hours
# Dublin To Cork
# Dublin To Cork

Irish Rail customers to get refunds after being delayed by almost five hours

Feb 17th 2018, 12:06 PM 36,768 Views 39 Comments

People travelling on the Dublin to Cork and Dublin to Kerry services yesterday evening experienced significant delays.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 11 February, 2018

Extra staff planned for Irish Rail trains to help deal with seating issues
# RESERVED SEATS
# RESERVED SEATS

Extra staff planned for Irish Rail trains to help deal with seating issues

Feb 11th 2018, 8:30 AM 43,472 Views 79 Comments

Names not appearing above pre-booked seats has been an issue for some time.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 22 December, 2017

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'
# Complaints
# Complaints

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:00 PM 16,028 Views 27 Comments

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'
# Escalation
# Escalation

Lack of public support for Irish Rail workers as unions say Christmas strike 'possible'

Nov 7th 2017, 7:30 AM 30,057 Views 178 Comments

They’re also not happy with Transport Minister Shane Ross’ lack of intervention in the dispute.

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