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Dublin: 9 °C Monday 21 April, 2014

Irish Rail

# irish-rail - Friday 11 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Omagh, Anglo, and the most depressed town in Ireland…

Mulling it over: Labour Court releases its plan to end Irish Rail dispute

Mulling it over: Labour Court releases its plan to end Irish Rail dispute

The proposals set out today include pay cuts and changes to working conditions.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Reduced fares, like: Leap Card comes to bus services in Cork

Commuters will be able to available of discounted fares of up to 16 per cent.

# irish-rail - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Varadkar ‘loves’ trains – and won’t be closing ‘dozens’ of rural lines

The Transport Minister said that reports that he is to close ‘dozens’ of rural lines are untrue – and that there aren’t even that many lines.

# irish-rail - Friday 28 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish Rail’s cheeky new DART ad is very clever I Will In My Swiss
From The Daily Edge What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington? Very Important Putin

What is Vladimir Putin doing in Portarlington?

You wouldn’t want to steal this lad’s seat.

# irish-rail - Friday 21 March, 2014

Next stop, Labour Court… April date for long-running Irish Rail dispute

The company claims that each week without savings being secured costs them “an additional €100,000″.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

E-cigarettes banned from DART and train services

Irish Rail says they were receiving complaints from passengers about the electronic cigarettes.

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should e-cigarettes be banned in all workplaces?

Irish Rail have banned them on their trains, should others follow suit?

# irish-rail - Monday 10 March, 2014

Three arrested at Naas as fight breaks out on commuter train

Several distressed passengers called 999, but did not inform the driver of the train.

# irish-rail - Friday 7 March, 2014

Trains delayed after group ‘on drugs’ smash windows, pull emergency brake & run off down track

Two men were eventually apprehended by gardaí following trouble this morning on the 5.40am service from Longford.

# irish-rail - Sunday 2 March, 2014

A man has died after being struck by a train in Kildare

The man is believed to have dropped something and jumped down onto the tracks to retrieve it.

# irish-rail - Thursday 27 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 reasons why Irish Rail are dead right to ban train drinking Fighting And Yelling

7 reasons why Irish Rail are dead right to ban train drinking

One of the services from Galway to Dublin is being denied booze.

Irish Rail workers reject payroll-cutting plan, Varadkar ‘disappointed’

Both SIPTU and the NBRU have rejected the latest proposals as unfair. The Transport Minister says Irish Rail won’t be given any more cash…

# irish-rail - Monday 24 February, 2014

This doesn’t bode well for an already flooded Athlone…

River Shannon levels remain high today and there’s more rain on the way.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Rail track that was raised by 60 centimetres… is now 50 centimetres under water

The rail line between Limerick and Ennis will stay closed for another six weeks. At least.

# irish-rail - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish Rail should really think about hiring an Irish speaker… Stay Behind This Line

# irish-rail - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Train strike “not inevitable” according to Irish Rail and NBRU

That’s despite comments to the contrary from the Transport Minister. Leo Varadkar said he could “see strikes happening” before March.

# irish-rail - Monday 6 January, 2014

Train services are back at Waterford station after last week’s landslide

Plunkett Station had remained closed since New Year’s Eve.

# irish-rail - Friday 3 January, 2014

NTA says it is rectifying Irish Rail ticket price issues

The National Transport Authority said anomalies exist because it could not move in one step to rectify everything without putting hardship on users.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Waterford train station to remain closed for days after landslide

Transfers are in place for people using the Waterford station.

# irish-rail - Monday 23 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 people you’ll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas Hell On Wheels

8 people you’ll definitely meet on public transport this Christmas

Please someone, give us a lift instead.

# irish-rail - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Parents ‘gobsmacked’ after autistic son pricked by syringe on train Exclusive

The seven-year-old is now getting a course of shots against hepatitis B and C.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Updated: Cork train station reopens after roof collapse

A train was stopped at one of the platforms at the time, although was not in service.

# irish-rail - Monday 9 December, 2013

‘Safe conclusion’ after man climbed onto roof following stabbing incident

Gardaí were called to the incident on a roof adjacent to DART tracks in Dublin earlier.

# irish-rail - Monday 2 December, 2013

Irish Rail apologises after passengers have to stand in carriage aisles

Passengers who booked a seat online for this specific train, but did not get their seat, are entitled to a refund.

Irish Rail cash fares increase from today

The new cash fares apply across all Irish Rail services, and Leapcard fares.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

# irish-rail - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Woman killed by train in Wicklow

The woman was struck at Kilcoole, between Greystones and Wicklow.

# irish-rail - Monday 4 November, 2013

Water restrictions cause ‘big problem’ for fire brigade at derelict building blaze

The fire meant Connolly Station had to close platforms 6 and 7 in both directions earlier this evening.

# irish-rail - Saturday 26 October, 2013

Reminder: Northside DART and other rail services to be limited this weekend

You’d better read this if you’re planning on using the rail services this Bank Holiday weekend.

# irish-rail - Thursday 24 October, 2013

‘We know eyes are going to roll’: Irish Rail in annual ‘leaves on line’ apology

They say it’s the “railway’s least favourite season”.

# irish-rail - Monday 21 October, 2013

Northside DARTs and other services to be curtailed this weekend

Bus transfers are being put in place as engineering works are carried out on the line. Commuter, Enterprise, Rosslare and Maynooth services are also affected.

# irish-rail - Saturday 19 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know this morning as you start your weekend…

# irish-rail - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

DART service expected to run as normal this morning

Yesterday there was severe overcrowding on trains following a dispute between management and train drivers.

# irish-rail - Monday 14 October, 2013

DARTs running with fewer carriages than usual after driver dispute

DARTs are running with just 2 or 4 carriages this morning after drivers refused to carry out a necessary check before the trains left the depot.

# irish-rail - Thursday 19 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 17 people whose commute to work is better than yours 9 To 5

17 people whose commute to work is better than yours

We could all learn from these guys.

# irish-rail - Monday 9 September, 2013

From Business ETC Irish Rail to use shorter DART trains off-peak to save on fuel Irish Rail

Irish Rail to use shorter DART trains off-peak to save on fuel

One serivce- the 16:40 from Bray to Malahide – will see an increase in carriage capacity from six to eight.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

From Business ETC NTA defends planned use of Phoenix Park Tunnel following Irish Rail concerns Dublin Transport

NTA defends planned use of Phoenix Park Tunnel following Irish Rail concerns

Irish Rail says the plan to open the 136-year-old tunnel would be no substitute for the shelved DART Underground scheme in terms of capacity and connectivity.

# irish-rail - Monday 5 August, 2013

Dublin Bus strike set to continue tomorrow

The head of the NBRU trade union has said that Irish Rail workers ‘won’t sit idly by’ as their bus worker colleagues strike.

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