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#Iarnród Éireann

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend
# DART
# DART

Full Dart services to run over bank holiday weekend

May 2nd 2012, 4:40 PM 2,885 Views 11 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has announced the postponment of engineering works planned for this weekend due to the disruption it would cause over the May Bank Holiday.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics

Apr 14th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,930 Views 1 Comment

How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 9 April, 2012

Iarnród Éireann hails 'record punctuality' in first quarter of 2012
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Iarnród Éireann hails 'record punctuality' in first quarter of 2012

Apr 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 2,895 Views 24 Comments

39 out of every 40 Intercity journeys reached their destination within 10 minutes of the scheduled arrival time.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Poll: Would you like to see other operators running passenger trains?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see other operators running passenger trains?

Mar 14th 2012, 11:29 AM 4,320 Views 85 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he’d encourage interested parties to come forward to run cross-border services. Should there be more?

Varadkar would welcome private operators on cross-border rail lines
# Trains
# Trains

Varadkar would welcome private operators on cross-border rail lines

Mar 14th 2012, 11:15 AM 1,473 Views 14 Comments

The transport minister says he would like companies interested in a commercial service to come forward with their proposals.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Changes to Irish Rail on way as Ireland gives up EU exemption
# Competition
# Competition

Changes to Irish Rail on way as Ireland gives up EU exemption

Mar 13th 2012, 7:00 PM 9,904 Views 62 Comments

Currently Ireland is the only EU country with a single rail operator.

Investigations continue after child struck by train near Tipperary
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Investigations continue after child struck by train near Tipperary

Mar 13th 2012, 10:28 AM 3,833 Views 7 Comments

A young girl was struck by a train on the Waterford line outside Limerick Junction.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 9 March, 2012

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Transport
# One Year In
# One Year In

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Transport

Mar 9th 2012, 2:00 AM 573 Views 0 Comments

How has the government managed on its promises for public transport, speed limits, taxi regulation and more?

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 7 March, 2012

Nine horses injured in collision with train in Wexford
# Collision
# Collision

Nine horses injured in collision with train in Wexford

Mar 7th 2012, 11:49 AM 5,717 Views 19 Comments

The horses were struck by a train on railway tracks close to Enniscorthy in the early hours of this morning.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train
# Explosion
# Explosion

Driver hospitalised after explosion on DART train

Mar 6th 2012, 12:29 PM 8,951 Views 41 Comments

The driver of the DART suffered injuries after detonators exploded in the driver’s cabin at Bray station during rush hour this morning.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Iarnród Éireann reduces student intercity fares until April
# Train Fares
# Train Fares

Iarnród Éireann reduces student intercity fares until April

Feb 28th 2012, 11:55 AM 2,630 Views 13 Comments

Iarnród Éireann is reducing the cost of intercity train travel for students by up to 47 per cent in some cases.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 18 February, 2012

35,000 daily trips on Leap cards in first two months
# Leap Card
# Leap Card

35,000 daily trips on Leap cards in first two months

Feb 18th 2012, 4:12 PM 3,514 Views 22 Comments

Public transport minister Alan Kelly says there are 57,000 Leap cards in circulation, with only a small number of complaints lodged.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week
# Surf's Up
# Surf's Up

Dublin Bus to begin free WiFi trials next week

Feb 14th 2012, 2:44 PM 5,283 Views 19 Comments

The capital’s bus provider will kick off a trial run of its proposed free WiFi service on a small number of buses next week.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 4 February, 2012

New system for Irish Rail intercity fares takes effect today
# All Aboard!
# All Aboard!

New system for Irish Rail intercity fares takes effect today

Feb 4th 2012, 10:22 AM 3,677 Views 19 Comments

The new fares regime means higher prices on most InterCity routes, but some ticket prices are also set to fall.

# iarnrod-eireann - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Most InterCity train fares to go up next month
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Most InterCity train fares to go up next month

Jan 26th 2012, 6:05 PM 3,031 Views 43 Comments

Iarnród Éíreann confirms adjusted fares, with most prices up by 0.6% to 13.3% – while also reforming the types of tickets sold.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

Faults mean 51 new train coaches remain out of action
# Iarnród Éireann
# Iarnród Éireann

Faults mean 51 new train coaches remain out of action

Jan 4th 2012, 7:35 AM 3,778 Views 10 Comments

As rail fares go up for commuter and DART passengers, Iarnród Éireann says technical faults are holding up the use of new carriages.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 3rd 2012, 8:05 PM 6,743 Views 5 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Priory Hall residents ask Taoiseach to intervene, a reprieve for the Irishmen who fought Hitler, watch out for 125kmh winds, and more…

Dart and Commuter fares set to rise from tomorrow
# Rail Fares
# Rail Fares

Dart and Commuter fares set to rise from tomorrow

Jan 3rd 2012, 12:36 PM 3,031 Views 17 Comments

Ticket prices are going up by an average of 6 per cent on Dart fares and 6.7 per cent for Commuter services.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 21 December, 2011

400,000 expected to travel on Irish Rail over festive period
# Festive Commute
# Festive Commute

400,000 expected to travel on Irish Rail over festive period

Dec 21st 2011, 2:31 PM 1,670 Views 4 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has released details of its Christmas and New Year schedules and has advised customers to book in advance.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 9 December, 2011

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Fare increases announced for Bus Éireann, Dublin Bus, Dart and Luas passengers

Dec 9th 2011, 3:34 PM 4,565 Views 50 Comments

The fare hikes are due to take effect in January 2012.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

Transport between Ireland and UK disrupted as general strike begins
# Travel Disruptions
# Travel Disruptions

Transport between Ireland and UK disrupted as general strike begins

Nov 30th 2011, 8:57 AM 1,494 Views 10 Comments

Bus and train services to the North are among those affected by the action, with delays expected at UK airports.

# iarnrod-eireann - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Flood-damaged rail line back in operation today
# DART
# DART

Flood-damaged rail line back in operation today

Nov 8th 2011, 6:34 AM 403 Views 2 Comments

The stretch of line between Grand Canal Dock and Sydney Parade was closed due to river bed erosion following the October floods.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Flood-damaged DART line may reopen midweek
# Dublin Floods
# Dublin Floods

Flood-damaged DART line may reopen midweek

Nov 6th 2011, 5:43 PM 917 Views 5 Comments

The DART line at the River Dodder in Dublin may reopen midweek – however serious disruption to some other services are still in effect.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 28 October, 2011

DART line closed to allow repair on damaged bridge
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

DART line closed to allow repair on damaged bridge

Oct 28th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,597 Views 10 Comments

There will be no services from Grand Canal Dock to Sydney Parade, in order to allow for repairs to a flood-damaged bridge in Ballsbridge.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 18 September, 2011

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike
# Train
# Train

Athlone-Westport train running again after earlier cow strike

Sep 18th 2011, 12:59 PM 833 Views 14 Comments

The animal was hit by a train travelling between Athlone and Westport.

# iarnrod-eireann - Monday 12 September, 2011

Dart services resumed between Howth and Howth Junction
# Hurricane Katia
# Hurricane Katia

Dart services resumed between Howth and Howth Junction

Sep 12th 2011, 12:11 PM 208 Views 0 Comments

Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland
# Hurricane Katia
# Hurricane Katia

Thousands left without power as Hurricane Katia hits Ireland

Sep 12th 2011, 10:45 AM 3,622 Views 3 Comments

Winds of up to 110kph have been battering the west coast, with forecasters warning of damage to trees and buildings.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

Southside DART services resume after earlier mechanical fault
# DART
# DART

Southside DART services resume after earlier mechanical fault

Sep 7th 2011, 1:31 PM 118 Views 0 Comments

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 2 September, 2011

Train fire disrupts rail service between Galway and Dublin
# Disruption
# Disruption

Train fire disrupts rail service between Galway and Dublin

Sep 2nd 2011, 8:25 PM 661 Views 2 Comments

Fire services were called to the scene after the train stopped at Costello’s Bridge for passenger and crew evacuation.

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Sep 2nd 2011, 8:00 PM 1,105 Views 0 Comments

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

Poll: What would be the best public transport link to Dublin Airport?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What would be the best public transport link to Dublin Airport?

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:06 AM 4,209 Views 102 Comments

Iarnród Éireann has floated its own proposal today for linking Dublin city centre and the capital’s airport, but what do you think?

€200m DART plan outlines Dublin Airport link
# Transport
# Transport

€200m DART plan outlines Dublin Airport link

Sep 2nd 2011, 12:05 AM 4,492 Views 37 Comments

Iarnród Éireann’s business plan projects DART passenger levels of up to 9.4 million people by 2030.

# iarnrod-eireann - Saturday 16 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 16th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,814 Views 4 Comments

In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 15 July, 2011

Irish trains get switched on to wi-fi
# WI-FI ON TRACK
# WI-FI ON TRACK

Irish trains get switched on to wi-fi

Jul 15th 2011, 12:55 PM 1,959 Views 20 Comments

Iarnód Eireann will initially introduce the service on the Cork-Dublin route.

# iarnrod-eireann - Sunday 3 July, 2011

Oireachtas committee to vet chairs of State boards
# Open Shop?
# Open Shop?

Oireachtas committee to vet chairs of State boards

Jul 3rd 2011, 3:47 PM 1,139 Views 4 Comments

“Scrutiny” of new appointments to CIE, Dublin Bus, Iarnrod Eireann and Dublin Bus is to prove that State boards are not a “closed shop”.

# iarnrod-eireann - Wednesday 22 June, 2011

Passengers must expect higher public transport fares - Varadkar
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Passengers must expect higher public transport fares - Varadkar

Jun 22nd 2011, 9:13 PM 575 Views 33 Comments

The Transport Minister says CIE is losing money – and that passengers should also anticipate cuts to services.

# iarnrod-eireann - Friday 20 May, 2011

Traffic headaches return: Dublin enters lockdown ahead of Obama visit
# Traffic
# Traffic

Traffic headaches return: Dublin enters lockdown ahead of Obama visit

May 20th 2011, 10:07 PM 783 Views 0 Comments

Some road closures and restrictions will kick in from tomorrow morning, to allow for preparations at College Green.