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Delays are being experienced at Heuston Station in Dublin Sam Boal/Photocall
Newbridge

Cold weather fault leaves train passengers stranded for three hours

The incident happened on the Cork to Dublin service this morning.

A MECHANICAL ISSUE has left passengers on the Cork to Dublin service delayed for three hours.

The fault happened due to issues relating to the cold weather and has left passengers stranded outside Newbridge. The damage related to a frozen pipe causing air pressure damage.

As a result of this services to and from Heuston have also been experiencing delays.

The service has been resumed within the last half an hour.

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, a spokesperson for Irish Rail confirmed that passengers would be refunded the cost of their fares and food was provided to those on board – although supplies were limited.

Read: Are rail lines with low passenger numbers facing closure unless numbers rise?

Also: Power outages reported as bad weather leads to faults

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