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Commuters take note: There are some changes to train services this weekend

A number of changes are in place to facilitate works this weekend.

Image: William Murphy via Flickr

THERE ARE A number of changes to Irish Rail services in place for the Bank Holiday Weekend, with customers advised to plan journeys ahead of time.

The changes have to do with services in Dublin city, Louth and Laois.

In Dublin, there will be no trains between Dublin Connolly and Grand Canal Dock for the entirety of the weekend to facilitate engineering works.

The works will continue from today through to Tuesday.

Dublin Bus will be accepting rail tickets on the route 1 bus between Grand Canal Dock and the city centre while the works are underway.

Changes to services while the works are underway include:

  • Maynooth commuter services will operate between Maynooth and Connolly
  • Drogheda commuter rail services will operate between Drogheda and Connolly Station
  • Rosslare Intercity services will operate to and from Pearse only

To facilitate people travelling to the Dublin Marathon early morning DARTs will operate tomorrow at 07.05am from Malahide to Connolly and 06.45am from Greystones to Grand Canal Dock.

Drogheda & Dundalk

Engineering Works between Drogheda & Dundalk will be carried out today, tomorrow and on Monday up until 1pm.

Enterprise services will operate by train between Belfast and Dundalk.

There will bus transfers on all Enterprise services between Dundalk and Connolly Station, also calling at Drogheda.

Customers using the Dundalk Commuter services for commuter services from Dundalk to Drogheda and Connolly are able to avail of bus transfers.

Heuston Line improvement works

Ongoing line improvement works between Hazelhatch and Portlaoise will be carried today and tomorrow.

Customers are advised that a revised schedule is in place for all routes to and from Heuston.

On some routes, there will be a reduced frequency, but additional capacity will be provided on individual services.

On Dublin to Waterford services there is bus transfers in place between Dublin and Athy while works are ongoing.

Irish Rail said it apologised for any disruption that may be caused by the works.

Also, keep in mind the clocks go back tonight!

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