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# trains - Thursday 21 May, 2015

Commuters rejoice: Irish Rail launches rapid Cork to Dublin route

The journey will now take just 2 hours and 15 minutes.

# trains - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Violent storm blows train off elevated bridge

Miraculously, nobody was hurt.

# trains - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Good news if you use the DART... There'll soon be more of them

Plans to increase the core frequency from every 15 minutes to every 10 minutes are underway.

# trains - Friday 13 March, 2015

Getting to Northern Ireland is going to be really difficult today

That means no Ulsterbus, Metro or Northern Ireland Railway services.

# trains - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Thanks to falling oil prices, this is how much cheaper it is to get from A to B

You’re saving cash, but not as much as you might have expected.

# trains - Monday 26 January, 2015

Trains from Cork, Galway and Limerick direct to Dublin Airport? It could happen...

A lot of plans have to be made a reality first, however.

# trains - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge Little girl writes ridiculously cute letter to rail network that makes her dad late Tuck Me In

Little girl writes ridiculously cute letter to rail network that makes her dad late

“I miss my daddy very much because he always used to tuck me into bed.”

# trains - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

From The42 Robbie Keane trains with St Sylvesters GAA club Experimentation

Robbie Keane trains with St Sylvesters GAA club

The Ireland player is understood to have gone for “a gentle jog” with the team’s senior footballers.

Cold weather fault leaves train passengers stranded for three hours

The incident happened on the Cork to Dublin service this morning.

# trains - Monday 5 January, 2015

Number of people taking trains has grown for the first time since the economic crash

The Limerick-~Galway route saw the biggest increase in passengers.

# trains - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Dutch trains are trying out lasers to blast rail debris away

Placed just in front of the wheels, the lasers are able to remove leaves and other debris from the tracks while the train is moving.

# trains - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Which county's drivers clocked up the most miles last year?

# trains - Monday 17 November, 2014

Sick of dodgy WiFi on trains and buses? We have some good news...

…but it might cost us.

# trains - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

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.

# trains - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Heuston train line reopened, but knock-on delays to affect rush hour

The line is closed due to a fatality on the line.

# trains - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 'Daily Mail Free Zone' stickers are appearing on trains around the UK Paper Trail

'Daily Mail Free Zone' stickers are appearing on trains around the UK

The signs are urging people to be considerate.

# trains - Monday 1 September, 2014

I'm not intervening, says Minister --- as talks to avoid rail strikes begin again

Two more rail strikes are planned for this month, but it’s hoped a solution can be reached at LRC talks continuing this afternoon.

# trains - Monday 25 August, 2014

Get caught by today's rail strike? There's two more planned (and unions won't rule out even more)

The next 48-hour stoppage starts on the day of the All-Ireland Hurling Final.

# trains - Saturday 23 August, 2014

A solution to rail strikes is "unlikely" this weekend

Start walking, so.

# trains - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Efforts to get people out of cars and onto public transport aren't working

The train network is also unsustainable, a report says.

# trains - 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.

# trains - Friday 25 July, 2014

You can now get an underwater train from Europe to Asia

The tunnel in Istanbul was first suggested by an Ottoman sultan in 1860.

# trains - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge US police hunt for mystery poopers who defecated off railway bridge Holy Crap

# trains - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Dart derailment was "caused by vandals"

The line has now reopened, Iarnród Eireann said.

# trains - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Leap Cards to be extended to Cork, but which counties are next in line?

The cards are already usable on buses in the county and the scheme will extend to trains by early 2015.

# trains - Friday 4 July, 2014

Australian police charge woman in racist rant video

The woman racially abused an Asian train passenger, but said she was having a “really, really rotten day”.

# trains - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

"Hands off": Older voters send warning to Government on Free Travel Pass

The scheme is currently being reviewed, but Age Action is warning that any negative changes will be vehemently opposed by older people.

# trains - Monday 16 June, 2014

'No one ever notices the cleaner'

Several events are taking place today to mark International Justice Day for Cleaners.

# trains - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Irish Rail workers vote for industrial action but don't want to strike

SIPTU said industrial action will only happen if changes to pay and conditions are implemented without agreement.

# trains - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kanye West's Irish train ticket caused a few headaches Going West

Kanye West's Irish train ticket caused a few headaches

It was funny at the time, honest.

# trains - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Thousands of Dublin rail commuters affected by theft of signal cables

DART and commuter services were off between Bray and Dalkey throughout rush hour this morning.

# trains - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Trains in and out of Heuston resume after truck hits bridge

The truck hit the bridge at Sarsfield Road in Inchicore early this evening.

Strike likely at Irish Rail as second union rejects pay deal

Both the NBRU and SIPTU have now voted to reject the deal.

# trains - Monday 26 May, 2014

Man in wheelchair carried off DART as no ramp available at Donaghmede station

Irish Rail said they would like to apologise to the customer featured in the video clip for any distress that was caused to him.

# trains - Saturday 17 May, 2014

16 of the swankiest train trips in the world, from the Swiss Alps to Alaska

Trains may not be the fastest mode of travel, but, they can be the most memorable.

# trains - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Simpler fares, new buses and a train line - The €750 million future of Dublin's transport

The investment will see the completion of the Luas cross-city line, the opening of the Phoenix Park tunnel and the advancement of the Dublin Rapid Transit system.

# trains - Monday 10 March, 2014

We take over 1/4 BILLION public transport journeys every year...most on the bus

Buses account for roughly 75 per cent of all public transport travel in the country.

# trains - Friday 7 March, 2014

London Tube-style map shows how Dublin public transport will link up

It’ll be pretty if it works out, we’ll give them that.

# trains - Friday 7 February, 2014

Trains carry more air around than passengers during off-peak times, says Varadkar

Leo Varadkar has said he is in favour of introducing cheaper off-peak DART fares.

# trains - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month LRC

Iarnród Éireann workers may face pay cuts from next month

The choice on whether to accept the wage reduction lies with employees, says union.