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Ireland 'Major disruption' to Dart and Commuter services on the northside of Dublin

09:57  15 may  2018
09:57  15 may  2018 Source:   thejournal.ie

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Northern Commuter Services . There will be a limited schedule between Drogheda and Skerries, with a bus transfer between Dublin Connolly and Skerries. Easter Weekend Service Arrangements: Major works taking place affecting all Heuston routes, Northside DART , Drogheda and Belfast services , for

Northside DART , Northern Commuter and Belfast Enterprise. On Sat 31st March and Sun 1st April, the following changes will apply: No DART services between Howth/Malahide and Dublin Connolly.

Many trains services are facing disruption. © Sam Boal Rollingnews.ie Many trains services are facing disruption. THERE ARE MAJOR disruptions to Dart and Commuter train services on the northside of Dublin city due to a tragic incident at Howth Junction.

Emergency services are at the scene of the incident with Iarnród Éireann saying that the disruption is expected to continue throughout the morning.

A spokesperson for Iarnród Éireann said that a Dart that had not yet entered service struck and fatally injured a person.

As a result, there are no Darts operating between Malahide or Howth and Killester with Dublin Bus accepting rail tickets.

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A NUMBER OF Irish Rail routes will be affected this weekend, as major works impact on all Heuston routes, Northside Dart , Drogheda and Belfast services . Here’s a list of the disruption to services due over the Easter weekend: Dublin Heuston – Newbridge, Kildare.

Major Disruption To Public Transport Across Dublin . All Dublin Bus services have been cancelled tomorrow. On northside DART we are accepting @dublinbusnews tickets for routes which are restricted due to #BeastFromTheEast.

The Northern Commuter service is operating to Malahide only.

The Belfast Enterprise service is also being disrupted and a bus transfer is operating between Dublin Connolly and Drogheda.

“Disruption expected to continue throughout morning peak as emergency services attend,” Iarnród Éireann said in a tweet.

Although Dublin Bus is accepting rail tickets, users are being warned that additional demand on bus services will likely cause capacity issues.

“We apologise to customers but this is a tragic incident and the delays are unavoidable,” spokesperson Barry Kenny told RTÉ’s Morning Ireland.

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