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# 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.

# trains - Monday 6 January, 2014

Train services are back at Waterford station after last week's landslide

Plunkett Station had remained closed since New Year’s Eve.

# trains - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Watch: 'The Labour presence in transport has been important,' - Alan Kelly.

What is it like being a Labour junior Minister with a Fine Gael cabinet minister? Alan Kelly told

'There are people driving taxis who shouldn't be,' - Alan Kelly

The Minister for Public Transport says that the overhaul of taxis industry has made the industry “unrecognisable”.

# trains - Friday 27 December, 2013

Poll: Do you plan to use public transport more in 2014? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to use public transport more in 2014?

Minister of State Alan Kelly wants to see five million extra customers using public transport in 2014. Will you be one of them?

'We're targeting 5 million extra customers this year,' - Public Transport Minister

Alan Kelly talks to about prices, unions and those ‘snob’ comments.

# trains - Monday 9 December, 2013

‘Safe conclusion’ after man climbed onto roof following stabbing incident

Gardaí were called to the incident on a roof adjacent to DART tracks in Dublin earlier.

# trains - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

New York train crash driver "may have nodded off"

Investigators say that it is still too early to know if human error caused the crash at the weekend.

# trains - Thursday 31 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Sign experiment makes subway conductors (and viewers of this video) smile Dead Sexy

Sign experiment makes subway conductors (and viewers of this video) smile

It’ll warm your heart a little on this cold Thursday morning.

# trains - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

DART service expected to run as normal this morning

Yesterday there was severe overcrowding on trains following a dispute between management and train drivers.

# trains - Monday 14 October, 2013

'Urgent discussions' between drivers and Irish Rail over DART disruption

Irish Rail has said that additional peak capacity will be restored on its services this evening.

DARTs running with fewer carriages than usual after driver dispute

DARTs are running with just 2 or 4 carriages this morning after drivers refused to carry out a necessary check before the trains left the depot.

# trains - Saturday 28 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend Put On The Kettle

7 things that happen when you go 'back home' for the weekend

There’s no fireside like your own fireside. Most of the time.

# trains - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

6 apps to make your commute a lot easier

Are you a commuter? You need these apps.

# trains - Monday 9 September, 2013

Irish Rail to use shorter DART trains off-peak to save on fuel

One serivce- the 16:40 from Bray to Malahide – will see an increase in carriage capacity from six to eight.

# trains - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Meet the best train announcer of all time Peace And Love

Meet the best train announcer of all time

We would commute just to hear this man announce trains.

# trains - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

NTA defends planned use of Phoenix Park tunnel following Irish Rail concerns

Irish Rail says the plan to open the 136-year-old tunnel would be no substitute for the shelved DART Underground scheme in terms of capacity and connectivity.

# trains - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Jetpacks, plane cars and the Metro - why are we still on the bus?

With the founder of PayPal looking to fund a new super-fast transport system in California, we look at who else tried to break away from current transport methods.

# trains - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Damage to overhead lines causes delays on Dart and commuter services

Disruption to services between Harmonstown and Howth/Malahide is expected to continue throughout the evening.

# trains - Friday 28 June, 2013

€10 million Dublin train station opens - three years after being built

A delay in building an access road left Hansfield station idle for three years.

# trains - Friday 14 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The best and worst things about getting the train in Ireland All Aboard!

The best and worst things about getting the train in Ireland

The joys of public transport.

# trains - Monday 10 June, 2013

'Augmented reality' included in Irish Rail's new free app

The app will use a camera-based augmented reality feature to help people find a nearby station.

# trains - Friday 7 June, 2013

Fire on board Belfast to Dublin train causes huge delays

Over a hundred passengers were affected by the delays caused when a fire broke out on a train bound for Connolly Station.

# trains - Monday 13 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge People running for trains in slow motion People Running For Trains This post contains videos

People running for trains in slow motion

Which type of running-for-a-train person are you? Find out here…

# trains - Sunday 6 January, 2013

Why NYC can't save people from being hit by subways USA

Why NYC can't save people from being hit by subways

Sliding doors suggestions would be ‘too complicated and costly’ to implement.

# trains - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Photos: The world’s longest toy train tracks

Let’s hope this doesn’t go off the rails (ho ho!)

# trains - Thursday 25 October, 2012

Irish Rail rolls out free wi-fi on Dublin's commuter trains

Commuters on the Drogheda, Maynooth, M3 Parkway, Kildare and Gorey services can now work on their laptops, tablets and smart phones during their commute.

# trains - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Commuters stuck on trains as delays cause station back ups

Commuter services are resuming through Connolly Station, although DARTs are still suspended between Clontarf Road and Tara Street. Expect significant delays.

# trains - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# trains - Monday 30 July, 2012

India: 47 dead after fire on train bound for Chennai

The train caught fire near the town of Nellore in Andhra Pradesh earlier this morning.

# trains - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

Varadkar says CIE transport fares could increase

However the Minister for Transport said a rise in fares could have a damaging impact on the demand for CIE services.

Healy Eames drops appeal against €100 train ticket fine

Fidelma Healy Eames has dropped her train fine appeal and has paid the €100 in full.

# trains - Monday 9 July, 2012

Free WiFi launched on all Irish Rail Intercity trains

Irish Rail says the Intercity fleet is now fully equipped with WiFi, and every seat will have a plug socket for passengers to charge their devices on board.

# trains - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Overnight vandalism causing train delays to and from Heuston

Signalling cables were stolen in Co Kildare, and although they’ve been replaced, there’ll be significant delays this morning.

# trains - Monday 4 June, 2012

Free WiFi for London's Tube stations but DART's is coming soon

London Tube stations to get free Wi-Fi but ours is coming soon, so says Irish Rail.

# trains - Friday 4 May, 2012

Disruption to Dublin-Belfast trains due to Lurgan security alert

Army ammunitions officers have been sent to the line at Lurgan, after a suspicious device was spotted there overnight.

# trains - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Dude, where's my train? Interactive This post contains a poll

Dude, where's my train?

Irish Rail launch interactive map that shows where all their intercity, commuter and DART trains are at any given time…

# trains - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Priests, teachers and Instagram: the week in statistics

How much does it cost to live? How much are we saving? How long do we have to get a job? And plenty more…

# trains - Monday 9 April, 2012

Iarnród Éireann hails 'record punctuality' in first quarter of 2012

39 out of every 40 Intercity journeys reached their destination within 10 minutes of the scheduled arrival time.