Expected plans to come into force next month
Irish Rail has announced a number of proposed changes to its services, subject to approval from the National Transportation Authority.
If the plans go further, they will come into force on Friday, December 9, and will include the following:
- More frequent off-peak and weekend services between Maynooth / Drogheda and Connolly, including morning and evening hours between Maynooth and Connolly on Sundays
- Introducing top services from Monday to Friday between Hazelhatch and the Grand Canal Dock through the Phoenix Park tunnel
- An extra service from Monday to Friday in every way between Sligo and Dublin Connolly
- Changes in Rosslare's services Europort / Dublin Connolly
- Multiple intervals for DART services on Saturdays
- A range of Northern Northern walking services will also serve Portmarnock, Clongriffin and Howth Junction; and a Northern Commuter evening will additionally serve Clongriffin and Portmarnock, to balance the capacity
- In addition to early morning 06.52 Connolly Malahide DART service to provide Northbound North connection service to DART customers at intermediate stations
- Revised Road Conditions for Sligo / Dublin Connolly to improve punctuality
- A number of other minor program changes to improve punctuality
Changes to the proposed timetable from December 9, including:
✅ More off-peak trains for Drogheda, Maynooth and Hazelhatch at GCD
✅ Extra daily Dublin / Sligo train in every direction
✅ Dublin / Rosslare time changes
✅ The extra tip of Portmarnock & Clongriffin stops
Give feedback at https://t.co/G5BWPbpsFG
– Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) November 9, 2018
The company invites customers to provide feedback on the proposed changes and you can do so here.
Meanwhile, he also confirmed that, due to coastal protection works, bus transfers will be in service between Bray and Greystones this weekend.
Reminder: Bus transfers between Bray and Greystones today Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November for DART and Rosslare services due to coastal protection works pic.twitter.com/LTv2rq3hH6
– Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) November 10, 2018
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