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#Railway

# railway - Sunday 29 December, 2019

An IRA 'propaganda victory': US embassy was asked not to issue travel advice after 1980s rail bombings

The Irish and UK governments expressed their concern at a travel advisory being issued to US travellers, confidential documents show.

# railway - Thursday 22 March, 2018

The 'Metro North' is now the MetroLink - here's what it'll look like

There will be a total of 15 new Metro stations as part of the €3-billion development.

# railway - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

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

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

# railway - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Train from Sligo to Connolly delayed for up to 35 minutes after bridge hit

Iarnród Éireann is currently in the process of seeking solutions to reduce the number of railway bridges being hit.

# railway - Friday 11 August, 2017

What we know about Go-Ahead, the company that will run 24 Dublin Bus routes

Yesterday was a day of highs and lows for the UK company – it won the Dublin bus contract but lost another for train services in the British West Midlands.

# railway - Monday 6 February, 2017

High winds cause delays at four Dart stations

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

# railway - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Bangladesh railway worker killed by train after saving mother and daughter from being run over

The father of eight was only a few months away from his retirement.

# railway - Monday 26 September, 2016

This €5,000 per trip train is leaving Dublin today

During the journeys, passengers can avail of a full on-board bar.

# railway - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Man who died after putting head out train window was 'railway fanatic'

Simon Brown’s family have paid tribute to him.

# railway - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Rail dispatcher was playing game on his mobile phone before trains collided

11 people died in the incident.

# railway - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Trains in the UK were delayed due to 'strong sunshine' this morning

Trains in the UK were delayed due to 'strong sunshine' this morning

It’s actually a pretty serious problem according to the rail company.

# railway - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Memories of Clogh Road Bridge railway accident as five victims honoured

The devastating crash happened on 31 December 1975.

# railway - Friday 26 June, 2015

Irish Rail is looking for a woman (several, preferably)

The rail operator is hiring new apprentices.

# railway - Friday 29 May, 2015

# railway - Thursday 30 April, 2015

# railway - Friday 7 November, 2014

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

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

# railway - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Another rail melt-down in Dublin: Passengers left in limbo for the second night in a row

All DART and commuter services have been halted, due to a major signal problem between Drogheda and Greystones.

Do you know which train station in Ireland is the busiest?

Here’s a hint: 83% of all journeys are taken in the Greater Dublin Area.

# railway - Friday 15 August, 2014

The Dublin-Belfast railway line is getting a giant facelift

It’s hope it will attract more customers to the Enterprise line.

# railway - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Reports that carriages have plunged into a ravine after Swiss train derails

The incident occurred in a mountainous part of eastern Switzerland.

# railway - Monday 7 July, 2014

Irish Rail staff could strike over proposed pay cuts

Members of the National Bus and Railworkers’ Union are waiting to see if Irish Rail will proceed with proposed pay cuts.

# railway - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Union withdraws from Irish Rail talks as 'no serious attempts made to address concerns'

However, the National Bus and Rail Union said strike action is not yet on the table.

# railway - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Coffee shop customises emergency bridge sign in stroke of genius Build A Bridge

# railway - Friday 7 March, 2014

Passenger dragged by train after her scarf was caught in its door

An investigation has been launched into the incident, in which the woman’s neck and back were injured.

# railway - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Train strike "not inevitable" according to Irish Rail and NBRU

That’s despite comments to the contrary from the Transport Minister. Leo Varadkar said he could “see strikes happening” before March.

# railway - Friday 3 January, 2014

NTA says it is rectifying Irish Rail ticket price issues

The National Transport Authority said anomalies exist because it could not move in one step to rectify everything without putting hardship on users.

# railway - Monday 2 December, 2013

Probe launched into cause of New York train derailment

The train may have been speeding when it veered off the rails in the Bronx borough yesterday.

# railway - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

# railway - Sunday 30 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# railway - Thursday 31 January, 2013

150 in hospital after South Africa rail crash

The trains were carrying school children and rush-hour commuters when they collided near Pretoria.

# railway - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Woman saves baby from oncoming train, but is killed herself

The woman died after managing to free a pushchair caught on railway tracks in California.