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# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 13 April, 2017

There are some major changes to train services this Easter weekend
# Disruption
# Disruption

There are some major changes to train services this Easter weekend

Apr 13th 2017, 11:57 AM 16,902 Views 21 Comments

Northside Darts will not be running.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 3 April, 2017

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action
# Eleventh Hour
# Eleventh Hour

NBRU gets legal letter from CIÉ group over wildcat action

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:15 AM 31,894 Views 152 Comments

Individual strike members have indicated that further ‘wildcat’ action could happen again.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 31 March, 2017

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus back to normal for the journey home
# Bus Strike
# Bus Strike

Irish Rail and Dublin Bus back to normal for the journey home

Mar 31st 2017, 3:57 PM 13,611 Views 39 Comments

Earlier, rail and Dublin Bus workers refused to pass Bus Éireann pickets, causing confusion for morning commuters.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 24 March, 2017

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around
# Alternative Route
# Alternative Route

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

Mar 24th 2017, 12:01 AM 38,898 Views 75 Comments

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 20 March, 2017

A bathroom mix-up caused a Sligo train to be held up for 40 minutes
# Not My Bag
# Not My Bag

A bathroom mix-up caused a Sligo train to be held up for 40 minutes

Mar 20th 2017, 7:52 PM 42,921 Views 30 Comments

The train waited for 40 minutes in a lay-by at Enfield – here’s the full story.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Two-hour delay on Dublin to Galway train line
# Signal Fault
# Signal Fault

Two-hour delay on Dublin to Galway train line

Mar 9th 2017, 4:52 PM 13,575 Views 14 Comments

Irish Rail said staff are on site and working to rectify the issue as soon as possible.

Significant delays on Dart due to rush-hour points problems
# Dart Delay
# Dart Delay

Significant delays on Dart due to rush-hour points problems

Mar 9th 2017, 8:39 AM 11,975 Views 21 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 6 February, 2017

High winds cause delays at four Dart stations
# Bad Weather
# Bad Weather

High winds cause delays at four Dart stations

Feb 6th 2017, 2:08 PM 12,911 Views 16 Comments

Delays are 10 – 15 minutes at present, but not worsening.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 21st 2016, 8:45 PM 8,836 Views 26 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 19 December, 2016

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running
# Getting Home For Christmas
# Getting Home For Christmas

Travelling over Christmas? Here's what public transport will be running

Dec 19th 2016, 6:30 AM 16,003 Views 10 Comments

Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Luas and Iarnród Éireann have all released Christmas schedules for their services

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

All aboard: 5,000 of you are going on a Journal Journey with Irish Rail
# Winners Alright
# Winners Alright

All aboard: 5,000 of you are going on a Journal Journey with Irish Rail

Nov 29th 2016, 9:01 PM 12,486 Views 3 Comments

The full list of the winning community and voluntary groups is right here.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend
# Hello Winter
# Hello Winter

Dart delays and dangerous roads, with temperatures due to plummet to -4 this weekend

Nov 17th 2016, 8:51 AM 25,673 Views 17 Comments

It will be freezing tonight in many places, according to Met Éireann.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'People see me and they just ignore me': Is priority seating being used properly?
# Train Of Thought
# Train Of Thought

'People see me and they just ignore me': Is priority seating being used properly?

Nov 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 32,579 Views 77 Comments

Requests have been made to ensure priority seating is more clearly marked, and for Iarnród Éireann to consider ‘Baby on Board’ badges for expectant mothers.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 14 November, 2016

The Phoenix Park rail tunnel will open for passengers from next week
# Deeper Undergound
# Deeper Undergound

The Phoenix Park rail tunnel will open for passengers from next week

Nov 14th 2016, 3:49 PM 60,000 Views 43 Comments

The tunnel will allow passengers coming from Newbridge and Celbridge travel directly to Grand Canal Dock in Dublin.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

'Delays due to leaves on tracks': Here's the science behind those Dart delays
# Commuter
# Commuter

'Delays due to leaves on tracks': Here's the science behind those Dart delays

Oct 25th 2016, 6:30 AM 19,430 Views 19 Comments

According to Iarnród Éireann “…mulch is to rails what ice is to roads.”

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 14 October, 2016

15 gorgeous places to visit around Ireland this autumn
# Sponsored By Irish Rail
# Sponsored By Irish Rail

15 gorgeous places to visit around Ireland this autumn

Oct 14th 2016, 2:19 PM 33,744 Views 27 Comments

Nothing better than a nature walk.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

CCTV footage catches a 4X4 pulling down the gates at a level crossing

CCTV footage catches a 4X4 pulling down the gates at a level crossing

Oct 12th 2016, 9:55 AM 29,994 Views 26 Comments

The incident happened in Barberstown, Co Kildare.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 4 September, 2016

Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year
# Collisions
# Collisions

Irish Rail tells truckers to 'wise up' after 68 bridge strikes this year

Sep 4th 2016, 1:00 PM 38,882 Views 54 Comments

The rail company released a video today to highlight the dangers of hitting bridges and the damage it can cause.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 21 July, 2016

18 experiences every Irish Rail passenger will relate to
# Trainspotting
From The Daily Edge
# Trainspotting

18 experiences every Irish Rail passenger will relate to

Jul 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 9,903 Views 0 Comments

That train jacks smell!

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 23 June, 2016

More and more people are using the train and Luas
# Tag On
# Tag On

More and more people are using the train and Luas

Jun 23rd 2016, 3:19 PM 11,733 Views 37 Comments

Iarnród Éireann and the Luas brought in over €200 million from passenger revenue in 2015.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 10 June, 2016

Woman pushing pram was hit by level crossing barrier last year
# Stop Look Listen
# Stop Look Listen

Woman pushing pram was hit by level crossing barrier last year

Jun 10th 2016, 3:01 PM 23,134 Views 25 Comments

It was one of nearly 90 incidents in which a vehicle, person or property was struck by a train or barrier.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*
# Limerick-ennis
# Limerick-ennis

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*

May 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 21,311 Views 31 Comments

*Subject to a successful test run this afternoon, that is.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Going anywhere by train today? Expect delays
# Delays On The Way
# Delays On The Way

Going anywhere by train today? Expect delays

Apr 16th 2016, 1:33 PM 14,145 Views 13 Comments

These are going to be issues with services on Saturdays throughout the summer.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Irish Rail postpones its plans for 10-minute Darts
# Rollback
# Rollback

Irish Rail postpones its plans for 10-minute Darts

Mar 30th 2016, 9:27 AM 16,995 Views 130 Comments

The company said it was due to the “intransigence” of unions.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 21 March, 2016

Drivers on 10 minute Darts: 'We need to talk about pay first.'
# Logjam
# Logjam

Drivers on 10 minute Darts: 'We need to talk about pay first.'

Mar 21st 2016, 10:45 PM 20,670 Views 87 Comments

The dispute over the new Dart timetable is ongoing.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 14 March, 2016

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service
# Roster Row
# Roster Row

Talks aim to avert Dart stoppages after drivers back strike over 10-minute service

Mar 14th 2016, 11:57 AM 13,890 Views 62 Comments

The two sides of the dispute disagree over whether plans for a more frequent service constitute a productivity issue.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Train taken out of service after students leave vomit and other fluids behind
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Train taken out of service after students leave vomit and other fluids behind

Feb 25th 2016, 10:09 PM 60,477 Views 81 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has said that the train will have to be deep cleaned.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 11 February, 2016

The 10 Unwritten Rules of Irish Rail
# Seats Are Not For Feet
From The Daily Edge
# Seats Are Not For Feet

The 10 Unwritten Rules of Irish Rail

Feb 11th 2016, 11:49 AM 12,251 Views 6 Comments

Buck up, everyone.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse?
# Commuting Woes
# Commuting Woes

Will increased Dart frequency make traffic in Dublin worse?

Dec 10th 2015, 6:01 AM 16,197 Views 44 Comments

Irish Rail has said better public transport is the only solution to traffic congestion.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Going to any Christmas parties? Late night trains have you covered from tomorrow
# Dublin
# Dublin

Going to any Christmas parties? Late night trains have you covered from tomorrow

Dec 9th 2015, 12:42 PM 17,049 Views 24 Comments

Extended services will run the two weekends before Christmas and on New Year’s Eve.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 5 November, 2015

Rail strike talks continue into the night
# Last Chance
# Last Chance

Rail strike talks continue into the night

Nov 5th 2015, 10:58 PM 26,923 Views 66 Comments

The three-hour work stoppage was expected to hit thousands.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 24 October, 2015

If you're getting the Dart this bank holiday weekend be aware of some disruption
# Reduced Services
# Reduced Services

If you're getting the Dart this bank holiday weekend be aware of some disruption

Oct 24th 2015, 12:28 PM 8,289 Views 29 Comments

Services aren’t running north of Pearse Station.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...
# Getting Out Of The House
# Getting Out Of The House

Do you know what Irish people love? Taking the bus...

Jun 4th 2015, 6:24 PM 14,274 Views 35 Comments

… and the train (and coach trips).

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Iarnród Éireann says there's 'no basis' for possible train driver strike
# Dispute
# Dispute

Iarnród Éireann says there's 'no basis' for possible train driver strike

Jan 21st 2015, 2:46 PM 5,845 Views 13 Comments

The NBRU said it will move to ballot train drivers for industrial action.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 7 November, 2014

A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland's railways
# Orient Express
# Orient Express

A luxury sleeper train will soon be arriving on Ireland's railways

Nov 7th 2014, 6:00 PM 56,980 Views 104 Comments

The service will provide tours of up to six nights around the country.

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

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

Nov 7th 2014, 3:24 PM 30,010 Views 28 Comments

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

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 13 October, 2014

Ireland's 'Best Train Station' has been named
# Choo Choo Choose You
# Choo Choo Choose You

Ireland's 'Best Train Station' has been named

Oct 13th 2014, 2:16 PM 40,493 Views 40 Comments

A public vote decided the winner for 2014.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 25 August, 2014

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)
# Travel Chaos
# Travel Chaos

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)

Aug 25th 2014, 7:58 PM 10,760 Views 38 Comments

The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Exporters rail against All-Ireland train strikes
# Derailed
# Derailed

Exporters rail against All-Ireland train strikes

Aug 21st 2014, 3:37 PM 10,666 Views 47 Comments

Industrial action could have lasting consequences for rail travel, the IEA said.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 18 August, 2014

Talk of closing railway stations "totally premature"
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Talk of closing railway stations "totally premature"

Aug 18th 2014, 4:18 PM 19,332 Views 20 Comments

A review of rail services is currently underway in anticipation of Budget 2015.