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Sunday 3 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# choo choo

This year
Quiz: Can you name these Irish train stations from aerial photographs?
With many renovations coming to train stations soon – we want to know just how well do you know your train stations?
New DART+ prototype unveiled, first carriages to enter service in 2025
185 new carriages have been ordered to date, with delivery commencing in 2024 and entering service from 2025.
All time
All-island review of rail system to be carried out
The review will consider how trains could improve connectivity across the island of Ireland.
All aboard! A train is set to reach the Sligo glamping site this weekend
David McGowan recently brought a Boeing 767 to the small village of Enniscrone.
Have a look inside this tunnel running under the Phoenix Park
Daily services are launching soon.
16 tweets anyone who gets the Dublin-Waterford train will understand
Hen parties, blaas and drink bans. What a trip.
People had very mixed feelings about the rail strike being called off
Trains ran as normal – just with fewer people on them…
This German student didn't want to live in her gaff anymore, so now she lives on a train
Something to consider if you’re having trouble finding a gaff.
Back on track? Irish Rail says train ticket sales signal resurgent economy
Over 19 million passengers have travelled on Irish Rail services since the start of the year.
All aboard! The Joseph Duffy hype train just gathered more momentum
The Donegal man won by first-round submission at UFC Glasgow.
Irish Rail is looking for a woman (several, preferably)
The rail operator is hiring new apprentices.
Number of people taking trains has grown for the first time since the economic crash
The Limerick-~Galway route saw the biggest increase in passengers.
Do you know which train station in Ireland is the busiest?
Here’s a hint: 83% of all journeys are taken in the Greater Dublin Area.
More and more people are using the train to get around the country
It comes despite strike action during two days of the summer.
A bridge lift is taking place tonight as part of work to close manually operated rail level crossings
It’s part of the Ratoath Road Realignment and Overbridge Project.
The Dublin-Belfast railway line is getting a giant facelift
It’s hope it will attract more customers to the Enterprise line.
Irish Rail numbers are up for the first time in years and One Direction helped make it happen
Passenger numbers are up half a million compared to this time last year.
Rampaging forwards the catalyst as Jackman's Grenoble climb to fourth
Irish scrum-half James Hart was flattened by charging Perpignan centre David Marty but bounced back to contribute 10 crucial points.
VIDEO: Edinburgh prop runs in 40 metre wonder-try against Leinster
Take a bow, Willem Nel… okay, take a breath, then take a bow.
Photos: The world’s longest toy train tracks
Let’s hope this doesn’t go off the rails (ho ho!)