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# rail - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Taoiseach promises to scope out viability of high-speed cross border rail links
# Shared Island Initiative
# Shared Island Initiative

Taoiseach promises to scope out viability of high-speed cross border rail links

Oct 22nd 2020, 4:25 PM 14,455 Views 25 Comments

Martin said a border poll is not on the agenda for his Government in the next five years.

# rail - Monday 17 August, 2020

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Car traffic is slowly returning but public transport is still way down on last year

Aug 17th 2020, 4:11 PM 16,013 Views 35 Comments

At the peak of Covid-19 restrictions traffic was down by about 78%, it’s now down by 16.3% in Dublin and 12.6% elsewhere.

# rail - Friday 7 August, 2020

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app
# Tickets Please
# Tickets Please

National Transport Authority pilots new mobile ticketing app

Aug 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 24,432 Views 19 Comments

The trial is part of wider plans by the NTA to modernise and link ticketing systems across the networks.

# rail - Friday 12 October, 2018

Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Rail services getting back to normal after Storm Callum - but flights and ferries disrupted

Updated Oct 12th 2018, 10:47 AM 38,945 Views 16 Comments

Here’s the latest on the transport situation in the wake of stormy weather overnight.

# rail - Thursday 20 September, 2018

'This is a very dark day': Four young children killed in Dutch train crossing collision
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

'This is a very dark day': Four young children killed in Dutch train crossing collision

Sep 20th 2018, 9:10 PM 23,522 Views 2 Comments

The accident happened in the southern town of Oss, 100 kilometres southeast of Amsterdam.

# rail - Friday 14 September, 2018

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)
# Commuter Charter
# Commuter Charter

The Green Party want more 'kiss and ride' zones around the country (but it's not what you think)

Sep 14th 2018, 9:22 PM 26,384 Views 75 Comments

‘Kiss and ride’ zones are designed to allow drivers to stop and drop off or pick up people for a maximum of a few minutes.

# rail - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Call to start planning a Finglas Luas dubbed 'a decade premature'
# Fingluas
# Fingluas

Call to start planning a Finglas Luas dubbed 'a decade premature'

Apr 21st 2018, 6:30 AM 15,152 Views 24 Comments

Noel Rock, the Fine Gael TD for the area called on the NTA to begin advance works.

# rail - Monday 16 April, 2018

Female conductor 'indecently assaulted' on Derry-Belfast train
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

Female conductor 'indecently assaulted' on Derry-Belfast train

Apr 16th 2018, 9:46 AM 27,859 Views 15 Comments

The woman was grabbed after she intervened with a group of rowdy passengers.

# rail - Friday 30 March, 2018

Major disruption to Easter rail services starts today. Here's what you need to know
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

Major disruption to Easter rail services starts today. Here's what you need to know

Mar 30th 2018, 6:30 AM 23,547 Views 4 Comments

All passengers are advised to check the Irish Rail website for details about the services on their route today.

# rail - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Here's how public transport will shape up tomorrow as the country gets back to work
# Snow Days Are Over
# Snow Days Are Over

Here's how public transport will shape up tomorrow as the country gets back to work

Mar 4th 2018, 7:50 PM 34,650 Views 11 Comments

Storm Emma has been and gone – this is how tomorrow will shape up on the nation’s roads, rails and runways.

# rail - Thursday 11 January, 2018

The boss of Irish Rail is quitting and moving to Australia
# End Of The Line
# End Of The Line

The boss of Irish Rail is quitting and moving to Australia

Jan 11th 2018, 4:52 PM 40,066 Views 66 Comments

David Franks, who has been in charge since 2013, will leave in the coming months.

# rail - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked
# Going Underground
# Going Underground

Plans for an office block that could scupper the entire Dart underground have been blocked

Dec 30th 2017, 12:58 PM 32,142 Views 42 Comments

The property developer has appealed Dublin council’s planning decision to the national authority.

# rail - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump
# Trump Express
# Trump Express

Israel to name new Western Wall train station in Jerusalem after... Donald Trump

Dec 27th 2017, 1:44 PM 15,594 Views 80 Comments

The announcement comes after Trump’s controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

# rail - Friday 22 December, 2017

Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna
# Austria
# Austria

Eight injured as two trains collide and carriages overturn near Vienna

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:11 PM 7,668 Views 2 Comments

The accident occurred at 5pm near the station of Kritzendorf.

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'
# Complaints
# Complaints

'The minister is talking about the Man United game instead of the rail strike'

Dec 22nd 2017, 7:00 PM 16,021 Views 27 Comments

Industrial action by Irish Rail workers affected many commuters in November.

# rail - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds
# Close Shave
# Close Shave

Near miss at level crossing after closed barriers trapped car, report finds

Dec 20th 2017, 2:12 PM 52,366 Views 22 Comments

The incident happened in Roscommon earlier this year.

# rail - Friday 1 December, 2017

Children under five can travel for free on public transport from today
# Freebies
# Freebies

Children under five can travel for free on public transport from today

Dec 1st 2017, 6:30 AM 19,604 Views 39 Comments

The number of ‘city zone fares’ has also been increased.

# rail - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Irish Rail passengers advised to check travel plans this weekend as major disruptions in place
# Maintenance Works
# Maintenance Works

Irish Rail passengers advised to check travel plans this weekend as major disruptions in place

Oct 28th 2017, 6:00 AM 7,869 Views 34 Comments

A number of engineering and maintenance works are taking place until Monday.

# rail - Friday 27 October, 2017

Some Dublin Bus, rail, and Luas prices will go up from January - others will go down

Some Dublin Bus, rail, and Luas prices will go up from January - others will go down

Oct 27th 2017, 8:29 PM 14,248 Views 34 Comments

Kids can go free for longer, too.

# rail - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Boy (11) dies after sustaining 'serious electrical burns' at rail depot in England
# Daventry
# Daventry

Boy (11) dies after sustaining 'serious electrical burns' at rail depot in England

Jun 27th 2017, 10:23 PM 15,118 Views 1 Comment

“Our thoughts are with the family of this young boy during what must be an incredibly difficult time,” British Transport Police said.

# rail - 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 16,906 Views 21 Comments

Northside Darts will not be running.

# rail - Monday 10 April, 2017

From December, this is what the Luas map will look like
# New Blue Line
# New Blue Line

From December, this is what the Luas map will look like

Apr 10th 2017, 10:48 PM 173,012 Views 125 Comments

From December, you’ll be able to take the Luas to Cabra, Grangegorman, the GPO and Trinity College.

# rail - 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 12,912 Views 16 Comments

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

# rail - 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 12,488 Views 3 Comments

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

# rail - Thursday 24 November, 2016

Local anger as row of cars clamped at "chock-a-block" train station
# Park And Ride
# Park And Ride

Local anger as row of cars clamped at "chock-a-block" train station

Nov 24th 2016, 10:39 PM 61,496 Views 99 Comments

The station has recently become busier because of a new route.

# rail - Saturday 19 November, 2016

"Substantial once-off" fare increase for some rail commuters in the Dublin region "unavoidable"
# Rail
# Rail

"Substantial once-off" fare increase for some rail commuters in the Dublin region "unavoidable"

Nov 19th 2016, 7:00 AM 12,107 Views 25 Comments

There’s good news for commuters travelling to the city centre from Naas/Sallins and Kilcock stations.

# rail - Thursday 3 November, 2016

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport
# Ticket Please
# Ticket Please

National Transport Authority has announced its plans for fare changes on Ireland's public transport

Nov 3rd 2016, 1:17 PM 27,559 Views 64 Comments

It covers Luas, Dublin Bus, Iarnród Eireann and Bus Éireann.

# rail - 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 33,852 Views 27 Comments

Nothing better than a nature walk.

# rail - Monday 8 August, 2016

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed
# London
# London

UK man killed after sticking head out train window as another train passed

Aug 8th 2016, 7:51 AM 34,495 Views 55 Comments

British Transport Police said paramedics rushed to the scene but nothing could be done to save him.

# rail - Monday 4 January, 2016

Back to the daily commute? Here's what Irish rail users pay compared to other Europeans
# Rip Off Republic?
# Rip Off Republic?

Back to the daily commute? Here's what Irish rail users pay compared to other Europeans

Jan 4th 2016, 11:42 AM 21,540 Views 44 Comments

It’s definitely at the higher end of the scale.

# rail - Saturday 17 October, 2015

These are the 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world
# Going Underground
# Going Underground

These are the 17 most beautiful metro stations around the world

Oct 17th 2015, 6:00 PM 22,068 Views 21 Comments

Some are works of art.

# rail - Thursday 15 October, 2015

These are the plans for transport in Dublin for the next two decades
# Beep Beep Choo Choo
# Beep Beep Choo Choo

These are the plans for transport in Dublin for the next two decades

Oct 15th 2015, 6:06 AM 26,460 Views 80 Comments

A growing city needs a growing transport network.

# rail - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Woman dies after being struck by train in Kildare
# Sallins
# Sallins

Woman dies after being struck by train in Kildare

Oct 6th 2015, 6:05 PM 59,192 Views 57 Comments

Services to and from Heuston have resumed after trains were suspended earlier this evening.

# rail - Saturday 3 October, 2015

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?
# Metro-nomy
# Metro-nomy

Whatever happened to the (original) Metro North?

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:15 AM 15,072 Views 49 Comments

Not the new one.

# rail - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Irish Rail are trying to find a ‘wonderful’ young boy to give him this message
# Nice Young Man
# Nice Young Man

Irish Rail are trying to find a ‘wonderful’ young boy to give him this message

Jul 15th 2015, 4:41 PM 32,853 Views 24 Comments

“You are a credit to your generation.”

# rail - Monday 13 July, 2015

Suspect device declared a hoax after controlled explosion
# Dublin
# Dublin

Suspect device declared a hoax after controlled explosion

Jul 13th 2015, 5:45 PM 39,362 Views 22 Comments

It was reported near the railway line in the centre of Dublin.

# rail - Thursday 9 July, 2015

There are major delays to trains out of Dublin - and people aren't happy
# Rush Hour
# Rush Hour

There are major delays to trains out of Dublin - and people aren't happy

Jul 9th 2015, 5:39 PM 17,866 Views 8 Comments

Not the best time for a breakdown.

# rail - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

The Dart was delayed after a naked man got onto the tracks
# Barenaked Laddy
# Barenaked Laddy

The Dart was delayed after a naked man got onto the tracks

Jun 30th 2015, 8:46 AM 23,758 Views 16 Comments

He said he had “lost his clothes”

# rail - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Seven killed as New York train hits SUV at level crossing
# Train Crash
# Train Crash

Seven killed as New York train hits SUV at level crossing

Feb 4th 2015, 8:50 AM 14,366 Views 22 Comments

Authorities said the impact was so forceful the electrified third rail came up and pierced the train.

# rail - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Ouch... Fare evader who stayed on for extra stops forced to pay out €5,000
# Tickets Please
# Tickets Please

Ouch... Fare evader who stayed on for extra stops forced to pay out €5,000

Feb 3rd 2015, 9:28 AM 23,748 Views 38 Comments

He was only entitled to travel between Drogheda and Balbriggan — but had been staying on to the southside.

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