Irish Rail launches special late night services for Christmas
Irish Rail launches special late night services for ChristmasLate night services will operate on Friday, Saturday this week as well as December 13, 14, 20, and 21.
COMMUTERS faced disruption this morning after a trampoline blew onto the line in East Renfrewshire. Train services between Glasgow Central and Neilston were cancelled or delayed while staff removed the obstacle.
Train services have been affected between Nuneaton and Atherstone this afternoon after a trampoline blew on to the rail line power cables following strong winds. There was also disruption to the road network due to fallen trees, the A6 was blocked due to a fallen tree at Vernon Green.
Train services were delayed into Heuston Station and the Grand Canal Dock on Tuesday morning due to a trampoline blowing onto the line at Parkwest.
Passengers had their morning commute disrupted when a trampoline crashed into the line at around 6.18am.
Luckily, the services bounced back to normal when the trampoline was removed from the line at 6.45am.
Update: Trampoline has been removed from the line at Parkwest. Services have resumed into Heuston
Schoolgirl viciously mugged and assaulted by gang on DART service
Schoolgirl viciously mugged and assaulted by gang on DART serviceThe shocking incident saw four youths – two male and two female – allegedly drag the girl off the train and on to the ground before kicking and punching her in the head during the appalling attack.
Train services on the up-country line have been disrupted due to Station Masters and other workers of several railway stations between Rambukkana and Badulla engaging in a strike. Train services between Rambukkana and Badulla had come to a standstill since last night (10) while two trains are
' Trampolines and sheds on train lines ' Jump to media player Heavy rain and gale-force winds have left thousands of homes without power and caused problems for travellers across the UK. Dozens of rail services have also been delayed or cancelled.
— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail)
Iarnrod Eireann tweeted the news to their social media page and the replies were soon flooded with puns.
Commuters will hit the roof…
— Shane Heffernan (@Heff_Man)
The ups and downs of commuting
— ????Mickeymas Hughes???? (@mcshamrock)
It’s grand, just jump on the train at the next stop!????
— Vivien Pomeroy (@VivienPomeroy)
Perhaps more trampolines will end up on train lines as theto bash Ireland for the rest of the week.
Over the weekend, the entire country was underand the wet and windy conditions have not eased up yet.
Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridge
Trains suspended in Dublin after truck hits bridgeThe collision took place at a bridge on Erne Street at around 12.30pm.
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Disruption to train services between along this section of the line lasted almost 3 hours. 20 September 2011 – On 20 September 2011, a power fault disrupted train services on all 16 stations on the Circle Line . The four hours delay left thousands of commuters stranded during rush-hour.
‘Tuesday will be a blustery day with strong winds and very gusty conditions associated with an active front moving eastwards across the country,’ Met Eireann said.
‘Generally, winds will be below warning thresholds but damage to some structures and trees, already weakened from the effects of Storm Atiyah, is possible.
‘Rain and showers will be heavy at times as well, especially in Atlantic coastal counties.’
Heavy rain with hail and thunder are set to crash the east later in the day.
Cyclist dies after being struck by Green Line Luas .
Cyclist dies after being struck by Green Line LuasThe incident took place just after 3am near the Charlemont Luas stop on the southside of Dublin city.