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# train - Friday 19 June, 2015

Why should commuters have to put up with trouble and danger on public transport?

We have all been subjected to annoying, intimidating or downright dangerous behaviour on a bus or train – it’s unacceptable.

# train - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Anger as train passengers held up by fare evader who refused to pay fine

Some of the commuters affected by the delay have blamed Irish Rail.

# train - Monday 15 June, 2015

Gang of thieves board up train station in an attempt to rob the ATM

Rush hour passengers were greeted with a boarded up door when they arrived to get their train this morning.

# train - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Pictures: This is why level crossing gates exist…

Fortunately the car’s driver wasn’t seriously hurt. Turns out those gates are there for a reason people.

# train - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route

The journey will now take just 2 hours and 15 minutes.

# train - Friday 15 May, 2015

Philadelphia train deliberately sped up prior to crash

Attention has now turned to the train’s engineer Brandon Bostian. The Amtrak train was travelling at 100mph on a curve when the accident occurred.

# train - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

A wheelchair passenger has lodged a complaint with Irish Rail after being locked on a train for 35 minutes

When the train reached its destination its power was cut, leaving Gerard Gallagher trapped in darkness in Dublin’s Connolly Station.

# train - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 times people were the absolute worst on public transport Can You Not

# train - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Japanese train smashes world speed record

The train broke its own speed record from 2003.

From The Daily Edge This random act of kindness on a train is going viral worldwide Raok

This random act of kindness on a train is going viral worldwide

Somebody’s day just got made.

# train - Friday 17 April, 2015

The Leap card has made a LOT of money since it was launched

The one millionth card was sold today.

# train - Friday 10 April, 2015

Services delayed after ‘scuffle’ breaks out among 50 youths on Dart

Security on the train called in gardaí yesterday evening to help disperse the crowd.

# train - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Good news if you use the DART… There’ll soon be more of them

Plans to increase the core frequency from every 15 minutes to every 10 minutes are underway.

# train - Monday 30 March, 2015

Threat of national bus and train strike looms

Talks broke down today.

# train - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Man gets three years for sexually assaulting four young women on public transport

Two of the attacks happened in the space of just two hours.

# train - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Woman ‘pushed under’ Tube as coat gets stuck in door

Onlookers were horrified but the woman survived.

# train - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Two teenagers caught on camera clinging to the back of a speeding train Joyride

# train - Monday 23 February, 2015

Ex-RUC officer in Chelsea video apologises but says he is not a racist

Barklie said he does not know the other people in the video.

# train - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Police identify three men hunted over Chelsea ‘racist’ Metro incident

A video showed a black man not being allowed enter a tram in Paris.

Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims

A member of the public made the allegation.

# train - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

“It was like an atomic bomb went off”: Massive train blaze forces evacuation of hundreds of houses

Fires were still burning nearly nine hours after the crash, in the state of West Virginia.

# train - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Poll: Do you ever chance your arm with your bus/train fare? Caught Rapid This post contains a poll

# train - Friday 30 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Irish Rail lets you put whatever name you want on your seat… Parks And Rec

Irish Rail lets you put whatever name you want on your seat…

Macklin, you son of a bitch.

# train - Friday 23 January, 2015

Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise

There are significant delays as a result.

# train - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Bus carrying 12 prisoners falls from Texas overpass onto train tracks

The Department of Public Safety could not give details on the number of deaths but said it was a fatal incident.

# train - Monday 29 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Irish Rail train was completely decked out for Christmas Deck The Train

This Irish Rail train was completely decked out for Christmas

See, even a train carriage can supply Christmas cheer.

# train - Thursday 18 December, 2014

TD helped ‘dozens’ of women take abortion pills

In many cases the women “under no circumstances would have been able to pay to travel to Britain and to pay for accommodation”.

# train - Friday 21 November, 2014

Why does the Dublin rail network always seem to fail in RUSH HOUR?

The signalling system has failed three times this month — ALWAYS at the start of the evening rush hour.

# train - Friday 7 November, 2014

Cork train station canopy collapsed after poles snapped in gale force winds

A report into the incident has also found that signatures were missing from inspection reports.

# train - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Another rail melt-down in Dublin: Passengers left in limbo for the second night in a row

All DART and commuter services have been halted, due to a major signal problem between Drogheda and Greystones.

# train - Monday 3 November, 2014

There were major rush hour rail problems in Dublin tonight

ALL Dart and commuter services were suspended between Drogheda and Greystones — but delays are now easing.

# train - Monday 27 October, 2014

More and more people are using the train to get around the country

It comes despite strike action during two days of the summer.

# train - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Heart-stopping footage of a train ploughing into an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks Lucky Escape

Heart-stopping footage of a train ploughing into an 18-wheeler stuck on the tracks

Luckily nobody was killed in the accident.

# train - Monday 29 September, 2014

Britain considers women-only train carriages to tackle sexual assaults No Boys Allowed This post contains a poll

Britain considers women-only train carriages to tackle sexual assaults

Minister Claire Perry said today she was “absolutely determined” to do whatever it took to increase safety and reverse an increase in assaults.

# train - Thursday 25 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Metro ‘Rush Hour Crush’ really captures the magic of public transport Pass The Sick Bag

This Metro ‘Rush Hour Crush’ really captures the magic of public transport

There’s nothing like the morning commute.

# train - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

More talks at LRC today — but train strike threat remains in place for weekend

It’s the third day of talks between management and unions. Strikes are planned for this Sunday and Monday, and later in September.

# train - Monday 25 August, 2014

Travelling to work? Don’t forget, there are no Intercity, DART or Commuter services today

Don’t turn up at a train station this morning. You’ll find the doors locked

# train - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Travelling somewhere? Don’t forget, there’s a massive rail strike…

There are no trains. And there aren’t many extra bus services either — but for what it’s worth, here are the arrangements…

# train - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Does Ireland provide equal public transport to wheelchair users?

Wheelchair users are to be treated the same as any other passengers under the law, but is that the case?

# train - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Reports that carriages have plunged into a ravine after Swiss train derails

The incident occurred in a mountainous part of eastern Switzerland.

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