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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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DART and Commuter Services . In Dublin , the electric rail system called the DART ( Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is a quick and easy way to get around Dublin . It runs along the coast of the Irish Sea from Malahide or Howth in north County Dublin soutwards as far as Greystones, Co Wicklow.

' Major disruption ' to Dart and Commuter services on the northside of Dublin . No DARTS between Dalkey and Greystones , Dublin Bus accepting rail tickets. Connolly to Rosslare services will have bus transfers Connolly to Greystones .

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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IRISH Rail say there will be major disruptions to services over the Easter weekend due to line works. Northside DART , Northern Commuter and Belfast Enterprise: DART services will not operate between Howth/Malahide and Dublin Connolly on Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday due to

The Dublin Area Rapid Transit system ( DART ; Irish: Mearlíne Átha Cliath ) is an electrified rapid transit railway network serving the coastline and city centre of Dublin , capital city of the Republic of Ireland.

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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