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# irish-rail - Yesterday’s News

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# irish-rail - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

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.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Siptu claims its members were 'threatened with physical attack' during GAA train violence

There were disturbances on board the Dublin-Belfast train on Saturday.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Irish Rail is fixing up 28 train carriages to get them back in service

The carriages have been out of action for six years.

# irish-rail - Monday 24 July, 2017

Train services delayed after bin truck damages crossing barrier

Irish Rail said the truck failed to stop at the barriers.

# irish-rail - Friday 21 July, 2017

'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.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'I was driven to tears': Wheelchair user forced to wait on Dart for 15 minutes for help to get off train

Saoirse Smith said that she felt “like a burden” while she waited to receive assistance.

# irish-rail - Monday 10 July, 2017

Delays to trains through Connolly after truck hits Amiens St Bridge for second time today

Services have resumed through Connolly, with delays of up to half an hour expected.

# irish-rail - Monday 3 July, 2017

'My heart sinks': Names for pre-booked seats still not appearing for some Irish Rail customers

“It shouldn’t be up to the passengers to have to ask when they have gone to the bother of booking their seat.”

# irish-rail - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Tractor ploughing through level crossing in Kildare causes major delays for commuters

There was massive disruption to services between Sligo and Maynooth this evening.

# irish-rail - Friday 2 June, 2017

Major disruptions coming down the tracks for Limerick train users

Works will replace a signalling system that has been in place for more than a century.

# irish-rail - Saturday 27 May, 2017

'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.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Dublin to Cork train delayed after vehicle hits bridge

The delay is due to a vehicle hitting a bridge between Limerick Junction and Charleville.

# irish-rail - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Rail services on Dublin-Belfast line suspended after person struck by train

Emergency services have arrived at the scene.

# irish-rail - Saturday 29 April, 2017

There are no northside DARTs running today or tomorrow

If you were planning to take the DART, you can’t. Unless you live on the southside.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

At least two arrested over 'tissue packet begging scam' on Irish trains

Irish Rail said it is cracking down on the organised begging.

# irish-rail - Monday 24 April, 2017

Heuston, we have a problem: Irish Rail's new website is causing some commuters hassle

Despite the teething problems, Irish Rail has said the new site will make travelling by train easier.

# irish-rail - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'It's an absolute nightmare': Dart driver on the fear of hitting people on the tracks

A new video shows how dangerous crossing the tracks can be.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Woman tells man to 'f**k off back to India' on Limerick train

Irish Rail said it has reported the “shocking and disgraceful incident” to gardaí.

# irish-rail - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Trains cancelled and delayed due to mechanical fault

A number of Heuston and Connolly services have been affected.

# irish-rail - Thursday 13 April, 2017

There are some major changes to train services this Easter weekend

Northside Darts will not be running.

# irish-rail - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# irish-rail - Sunday 2 April, 2017

Michael O'Leary says Shane Ross is 'playing a blinder' in bus dispute

The Ryanair CEO said Ross is right to not get involved.

Fears of more disruption as NBRU may be sued over 'wildcat' strike

The union said it remains focused on helping resolve the Bus Éireann dispute.

# irish-rail - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Woman in Mayo struck by train and killed after chasing dog that got onto tracks

An investigation into the circumstances of the incident has been launched.

# irish-rail - Friday 31 March, 2017

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus back to normal for the journey home

Earlier, rail and Dublin Bus workers refused to pass Bus Éireann pickets, causing confusion for morning commuters.

As it happened: Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services return to normal after rush hour chaos

Hundreds of thousands of passengers were affected by this morning’s cancellations.

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Poll: Do you support the secondary picketing in the Bus Éireann strike?

It’s affecting Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services.

'It's just not on': Shane Ross calls travel disruption appalling but says he won't intervene in dispute

He appealed for all picketers to desist and allow workers return to work.

Union boss urges secondary picketers to desist, says action not sanctioned

In a statement, Minister for Transport Shane Ross said he was “actively monitoring” the situation.

Chaos for commuters with severe disruption to Irish Rail and Dublin Bus services this morning

The companies said it is due to “orchestrated picketing” associated with Bus Éireann strike.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'We expected nothing more from the Blueshirts': Hundreds of bus drivers march through Dublin

Speakers repeatedly called on Shane Ross to take action to end the bitter dispute at the transport operator.

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus could face delays as Bus Éireann strike comes to Leinster House

It has not yet been confirmed if rail and Dublin bus workers will attend today’s protest.

# irish-rail - Monday 27 March, 2017

Bus Éireann strike day 4: Irish Rail services running fully as unions call for minister to intervene

The rail service said all trains are running normally this morning.

# irish-rail - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Rail and Dublin Bus workers angry over treatment of Bus Éireann staff, says union boss

There is no end in sight for the Bus Éireann strike, as it continues for its third day today.

# irish-rail - Saturday 25 March, 2017

Bus Éireann strike latest: Heavy traffic reported on many routes this afternoon

The all-out strike is now in its second day.

# irish-rail - Friday 24 March, 2017

Major disruption to Irish Rail services as some workers refuse to pass Bus Éireann picket

There are significant effects for services in Cork, in particular.

# irish-rail - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Two-hour delay on Dublin to Galway train line

Irish Rail said staff are on site and working to rectify the issue as soon as possible.

# irish-rail - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

"We weren't even allowed in the station!" - Is it possible to bring pets on Irish transport?

Croatian national Snjezana Frketic has travelled the world with her dog Onni – Ireland is the first place where she hasn’t been allowed to bring Onni on a train.

# irish-rail - Monday 6 February, 2017

Another pay dispute in the Labour Court - this time it's Irish Rail

Iarnród Éireann, or Irish Rail, want efficiency improvements before they implement the pay deal. Workers say that’s not what was agreed.

High winds cause delays at four Dart stations

Delays are 10 – 15 minutes at present, but not worsening.

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