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Late night Dublin trains will take you home from your Christmas parties

Late night services will run the two weekends before Christmas and on New Year’s Eve.
Dec 12th 2014, 3:43 PM 11,456 18

GOOD NEWS IF you live in the Dublin, Maynooth or Dundalk areas and have a lot of festive parties to go to – there will be trains late at night to take you home.

If the train is your preferred mode of transport, you’ll be delighted to know that the DART and Dundalk and Maynooth line commuter services will run after midnight at weekends in the run up to Christmas starting from tonight.

They will also run late after Dubln’s New Year’s Eve celebrations.

The expanded schedule will operate as follows:

Late night Friday 12, Saturday 13, Friday 19 and Saturday 20 December:

  • 00.30 and 01.30 from Pearse serving all stations to Howth
  • 00.30 and 01.30 from Connolly serving all stations to Bray
  • 00.40 and 01.40 from Pearse serving Tara St, Connolly, and all stations from Howth Junction to Dundalk
  • 00.20 and 01.50 from Pearse serving all stations to Maynooth

Late night Wednesday 31 December (after New Year’s Eve concerts):

  • 01.30 and 02.30 from Pearse serving all stations to Howth
  • 01.30 and 02.30 from Connolly serving all stations to Greystones
  • 01.40 and 02.40 from Pearse serving Tara St, Connolly, and all stations from Howth Junction to Dundalk
  • 01.20 and 02.50 from Pearse serving all stations to Maynooth

Fares will be charged at the normal rates and all weekly, monthly and annual season tickets re valid on the late night services. The company said all of these services will have security personnel on board to ensure customer safety.

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