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# dart - Tuesday 14 June, 2022

Over 40 Irish Rail station elevators put out of service by anti-social behavior in 2021
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Over 40 Irish Rail station elevators put out of service by anti-social behavior in 2021

Jun 14th 2022, 2:22 PM 10,460 Views 22 Comments

Irish Rail reported more than 500 faults with elevators in 2021 with the majority of those resulting in lifts being unusable.

# dart - Saturday 16 April, 2022

Dart services between Grand Canal and Greystones suspended this Easter bank holiday weekend
# Plan Ahead
# Plan Ahead

Dart services between Grand Canal and Greystones suspended this Easter bank holiday weekend

Apr 16th 2022, 6:30 AM 32,594 Views 31 Comments

Irish Rail has advised customers that revised timetables are in place on all routes, with bus transfers serving lines that have been closed.

# dart - Thursday 24 February, 2022

DART extension to Drogheda plans to double capacity of rail line
# Coastal North
# Coastal North

DART extension to Drogheda plans to double capacity of rail line

Feb 24th 2022, 2:32 PM 15,157 Views 14 Comments

The ‘Coastal North’ line will extend the DART from Malahide to Drogheda with an increased electrified network.

# dart - Tuesday 18 January, 2022

Trial order for teen accused of knocking girl ‘head first’ under Dart at Howth junction station
# Circuit Criminal Court
# Circuit Criminal Court

Trial order for teen accused of knocking girl ‘head first’ under Dart at Howth junction station

Jan 18th 2022, 3:58 PM 34,978 Views 0 Comments

A judge held that the boy’s case was too serious to stay in the Children’s Court.

# dart - Wednesday 5 January, 2022

Two youths plead not guilty over incident in which teen girl was knocked under Dart train
# Courts
# Courts

Two youths plead not guilty over incident in which teen girl was knocked under Dart train

Jan 5th 2022, 3:20 PM 24,237 Views 0 Comments

They have been ordered to obey bail conditions.

# dart - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Schedule alterations kick in on Friday as Irish Rail details Christmas and New Year schedule
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Schedule alterations kick in on Friday as Irish Rail details Christmas and New Year schedule

Dec 22nd 2021, 10:05 AM 12,200 Views 5 Comments

Separately, An Post customers are being reminded that today is the cut-off date for sending cards and packages to Irish addresses.

# dart - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Dart+ West project is approved by Government and will enter planning system in 2022
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Dart+ West project is approved by Government and will enter planning system in 2022

Dec 7th 2021, 3:44 PM 23,113 Views 32 Comments

The final cost of the project is set to be between €969 million and €1.1 Billion

# dart - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Man due in court over criminal damage incident at Dublin station
# Clontarf
# Clontarf

Man due in court over criminal damage incident at Dublin station

Dec 2nd 2021, 10:54 AM 21,706 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred at around 7.20pm yesterday.

# dart - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Late night train and Dart services to run from Friday for the festive season

Nov 30th 2021, 7:03 PM 19,983 Views 15 Comments

Irish Rail said the services will be timed to align with the midnight closure of hospitality under current Covid measures.

# dart - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

SIPTU is calling for reduced passenger numbers on public transport 'for safety'
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

SIPTU is calling for reduced passenger numbers on public transport 'for safety'

Nov 24th 2021, 7:16 PM 14,254 Views 24 Comments

The trade union said its representatives had written today to Transport Minister Eamon Ryan

# dart - Sunday 21 November, 2021

Over 200 Dart carriages vandalised since January at a cost of over €500k
# Vandalism
# Vandalism

Over 200 Dart carriages vandalised since January at a cost of over €500k

Nov 21st 2021, 1:49 PM 22,942 Views 36 Comments

Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell has called for a dedicated transport police to tackle rising incidents of anti-social behaviour.

# dart - Friday 12 November, 2021

Third boy released on bail after charge over violent disorder at Howth Junction Dart station
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Third boy released on bail after charge over violent disorder at Howth Junction Dart station

Updated Nov 12th 2021, 2:50 PM 24,703 Views 0 Comments

The teen will face a preliminary hearing next month.

# dart - Tuesday 9 November, 2021

Two youths appear before court charged over incident at Howth Junction Dart station
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Two youths appear before court charged over incident at Howth Junction Dart station

Updated Nov 9th 2021, 1:20 PM 39,762 Views 0 Comments

The teens, who indicated they understood, were granted legal aid.

# dart - Thursday 21 October, 2021

Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth
# Trains
# Trains

Major rail works over bank holiday will affect Cork, Limerick, Clare, Dublin and Louth

Oct 21st 2021, 1:13 PM 21,580 Views 18 Comments

The rail provider has put a revised timetable in place that will close some lines which will be served with bus transfers instead.

# dart - Monday 11 October, 2021

Three men arrested over graffiti damage of train at Dublin station
# Clontarf
# Clontarf

Three men arrested over graffiti damage of train at Dublin station

Oct 11th 2021, 4:03 PM 29,617 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí were on patrol in the area on Sunday as part of an ongoing operation to target groups vandalising carriages.

# dart - Sunday 10 October, 2021

'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police
# Transport Police
# Transport Police

'Are we waiting for a serious assault to occur?' Renewed call for dedicated transport police

Oct 10th 2021, 6:30 AM 20,768 Views 33 Comments

It follows news of a disturbing incident that played out ona nighttime DART service this week.

# dart - Thursday 7 October, 2021

Investigation into reports of disturbing 'rape chant' on nighttime DART service
# Dublin
# Dublin

Investigation into reports of disturbing 'rape chant' on nighttime DART service

Oct 7th 2021, 1:30 PM 90,871 Views 51 Comments

Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell was travelling home towards Malahide when he heard the alarming chant.

# dart - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Public transport services return to full capacity today for the first time in over a year
# On The Road Again
# On The Road Again

Public transport services return to full capacity today for the first time in over a year

Sep 1st 2021, 6:15 AM 13,199 Views 15 Comments

Masks are still a requirement across public transport.

# dart - Saturday 12 June, 2021

DARTs won't be running between Connolly and Grand Canal Dock this weekend
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

DARTs won't be running between Connolly and Grand Canal Dock this weekend

Jun 12th 2021, 6:30 AM 18,222 Views 7 Comments

Dublin Bus will be operating between these stations while improvement works take place.

# dart - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

Teenagers arrested after ambulance personnel 'came under attack' at Dart station
# Kilbarrack
# Kilbarrack

Teenagers arrested after ambulance personnel 'came under attack' at Dart station

Jun 1st 2021, 11:11 AM 57,496 Views 49 Comments

Two teenagers were injured during incidents in Howth and Kilbarrack yesterday.

# dart - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Juvenile arrested and released in relation to Howth Junction incident
# DART
# DART

Juvenile arrested and released in relation to Howth Junction incident

May 20th 2021, 11:33 AM 17,207 Views 0 Comments

CCTV footage of the incident appeared online earlier this month.

# dart - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Public consultation launched on extension of Dart line from Heuston to Hazelhatch
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Public consultation launched on extension of Dart line from Heuston to Hazelhatch

May 12th 2021, 1:40 PM 18,071 Views 32 Comments

Once this consultation is completed, all submissions will be considered by the project design team.

# dart - Monday 3 May, 2021

Assault investigation launched after woman falls between platform and Dart at Howth Junction station
# Howth Junction
# Howth Junction

Assault investigation launched after woman falls between platform and Dart at Howth Junction station

May 3rd 2021, 5:52 PM 102,755 Views 1 Comment

The incident happened on 1 April.

# dart - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Resignalling project to impact Irish Rail services through Connolly for next three weekends
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Resignalling project to impact Irish Rail services through Connolly for next three weekends

Oct 20th 2020, 3:25 PM 10,864 Views 9 Comments

The €120 million project will result in the resignalling of the Dart network from Howth/Malahide to Sandymount.

# dart - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan
# Upgrades
# Upgrades

Dart extension to Drogheda and increased capacity promised in new rail plan

Aug 26th 2020, 2:25 PM 24,785 Views 43 Comments

A public consultation will now take place as part of plans for the Dart+ West programme.

# dart - Monday 20 July, 2020

Ireland has secured €8.8 million in funding from Europe to go towards Dart expansion project in Kildare
# The Dart
# The Dart

Ireland has secured €8.8 million in funding from Europe to go towards Dart expansion project in Kildare

Jul 20th 2020, 10:22 PM 42,638 Views 36 Comments

The government’s development plan aims to increase capacity on Dart services to cope with the expected rise in demand in future.

# dart - Saturday 6 June, 2020

Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week
# Phase Two
# Phase Two

Buses and Dart services to operate pre-Covid 'Monday to Friday' schedule from next week

Jun 6th 2020, 9:37 AM 24,228 Views 18 Comments

But social distancing requirements will still mean capacity on services will be just over 20% of pre-Covid levels.

# dart - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Travel demand on public transport during Phase One has been higher than expected, says NTA
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Travel demand on public transport during Phase One has been higher than expected, says NTA

Jun 2nd 2020, 4:01 PM 16,271 Views 25 Comments

Normal Monday-Friday timetables for commuters on bus and DART are due to recommence on 8 June.

# dart - Monday 11 May, 2020

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'
# Transport
# Transport

Compulsory facemasks and temperature checks - unions want changes to public transport as part of return to 'normal'

May 11th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,087 Views 64 Comments

The National Bus and Rail Union wants a number of measures introduced to guarantee worker welfare.

# dart - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users this weekend
# Closed
# Closed

Repairs to roof of Dublin's Pearse station to cause disruption to Irish Rail users this weekend

Feb 29th 2020, 6:30 AM 12,377 Views 10 Comments

Engineering works at Pearse are also planned for 21-22 March and 25-26 April.

# dart - Friday 7 February, 2020

Irish Rail says it plans to replace and upgrade all its lifts over the next five years
# Accessibility
# Accessibility

Irish Rail says it plans to replace and upgrade all its lifts over the next five years

Feb 7th 2020, 12:06 PM 8,954 Views 31 Comments

Disability activists have recently highlighted that many lifts are out of service for long periods of time,

# dart - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

'Strong growth' for public transport sector as passenger numbers increased 9% last year

Jan 8th 2020, 9:31 PM 13,434 Views 30 Comments

Passenger figures across the rail, bus and tram network in Ireland increase last year.

# dart - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'Absolutely shambolic': Commuters slam Irish Rail call for Dart users to stagger morning journeys
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Absolutely shambolic': Commuters slam Irish Rail call for Dart users to stagger morning journeys

Jan 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 50,883 Views 54 Comments

The PeakTime website was launched to try to reduce overcrowding on carriages during rush-hour.

# dart - Friday 13 December, 2019

Knock-on delays expected as rail services resume at Tara Street Station
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Knock-on delays expected as rail services resume at Tara Street Station

Updated Dec 13th 2019, 7:21 PM 38,263 Views 7 Comments

Services were suspended while emergency services dealt with a “trespasser” on the tracks.

# dart - Friday 6 December, 2019

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season
# All Aboard
# All Aboard

Late-night train and Dart services begin from today for the festive season

Dec 6th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,871 Views 9 Comments

Security personnel will be on board the late night services over the coming weeks to ensure customer safety.

# dart - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent
# Off The Rails
# Off The Rails

People living near Dart or Luas stops are paying over €4,000 a year more than average Dublin rent

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:00 AM 12,901 Views 11 Comments

That’s according to new research from Daft.ie.

# dart - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Dublin commuter delays: A crash on the M50 and a truck hits railway bridge
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Dublin commuter delays: A crash on the M50 and a truck hits railway bridge

Updated Nov 13th 2019, 4:59 PM 35,501 Views 15 Comments

There are also delays of up to 10 minutes on the Luas Green Line and Red Line services.

# dart - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Broken lifts at Dart stations 'getting worse', warn disability activists
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Broken lifts at Dart stations 'getting worse', warn disability activists

Nov 12th 2019, 11:32 AM 8,535 Views 22 Comments

Several lifts were out of order at Dart stations this morning. Irish Rail said it was working to get them fixed.

# dart - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Teenagers, drugs and fireworks: Irish Rail receives 145 text messages since launching Dart alert system
# On The Rails
# On The Rails

Teenagers, drugs and fireworks: Irish Rail receives 145 text messages since launching Dart alert system

Nov 2nd 2019, 8:30 AM 19,525 Views 31 Comments

54 texts were received from passengers concerned about groups of “youths being disruptive”.

# dart - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Spike in 'menacing' anti-social behaviour on Irish trains prompts calls for transport police
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Spike in 'menacing' anti-social behaviour on Irish trains prompts calls for transport police

Oct 29th 2019, 11:56 AM 21,934 Views 51 Comments

There was a 14% increase in anti-social incidents on the Iarnród Éireann network in 2018.

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