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#Trains

# trains - Friday 14 September, 2018

Extra Dart services added after complaints about timetable changes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# trains - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'Aggressive and threatening': Irish Rail deploys more security on Dart after graffiti attack

At least one carriage was taken out of service during last night’s attack at Clongriffin.

# trains - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding

Customers can use their tickets on Dublin Bus.

# trains - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line

Crews are on site to restore services as quickly as possible.

# trains - Friday 23 February, 2018

Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin

The fault also caused significant delays to train services.

# trains - Sunday 11 February, 2018

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

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

# trains - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

Train full of Republican politicians collides with truck, one killed on board truck

One lawmaker said the truck had been ripped in half by the impact.

# trains - Friday 26 January, 2018

Getting the train from Limerick this weekend? There will be bus transfers

Irish Rail is advising customers that bus transfers will be in operation.

# trains - Thursday 11 January, 2018

The boss of Irish Rail is quitting and moving to Australia

David Franks, who has been in charge since 2013, will leave in the coming months.

# trains - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump

The announcement comes after Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# trains - Friday 22 December, 2017

Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna

The accident occurred at 5pm near the station of Kritzendorf.

# trains - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours

Shane Ross has said the 24-hour travel notice period disabled passengers must give Irish Rail is ‘unacceptable’.

# trains - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

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

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

# trains - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Looking to get to Dublin Airport by rail? You'll have to wait a few years

The only plan on the slate is the Metro North.

# trains - Thursday 7 September, 2017

There's a new piano in Pearse Station and people are being encouraged to play it

Irish Rail has installed the decorated piano on the southbound platform of the station.

# trains - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

Irish Rail says four routes could be axed, as drivers look for pay increase

Iarnród Éireann says it has to address an annual shortfall of €100 million.

# trains - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

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Poll: Would you support the introduction of women-only train carriages?

The idea is in place elsewhere and is being floated in the UK.

# trains - 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.

# trains - 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.

# trains - 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.”

# trains - Thursday 18 May, 2017

The iconic train station from The Quiet Man at risk of collapsing

A crowdfunding campaign was launched to raise €30,000 to restore the roof.

# trains - 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.

# trains - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Trains cancelled and delayed due to mechanical fault

A number of Heuston and Connolly services have been affected.

# trains - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Maynooth line trains delayed for up to an hour after truck crashes into bridge

Crews have removed some rock from the rail line.

# trains - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Significant delays on Dart due to rush-hour points problems

Passengers on board Darts are complaining about a lack of communication from Iarnród Éireann’s drivers.

# trains - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Dublin's last 'ghost station' will cost €2 million to open

It cost around €6.3 million to build,

# trains - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Catching a bus, train or plane? Here's what's running when

Here’s how to get around.

# trains - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Irish Rail says it's committed to safety improvements after criticism by regulator

Transport Minister Shane Ross said there is “no immediate risk to safety”.

# trains - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Quiz: Can you name the next train station?

Choo choo!

# trains - Saturday 19 November, 2016

"Substantial once-off" fare increase for some rail commuters in the Dublin region "unavoidable"

There’s good news for commuters travelling to the city centre from Naas/Sallins and Kilcock stations.

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