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Major disruptions to Irish Rail services 21st to 27th May

22.5.18

Iarnród Éireann advises customers that due to fire damage to signalling equipment at Bray on Friday 18th May, major disruption is continuing between Dalkey and Greystones until further notice. Customers should note:

Monday 21st to Friday 25th May

Intercity – Dublin to Rosslare Europort
Dublin to Rosslare Europort services will operate with bus transfers between Dublin Connolly and Greystones, with train service between Greystones and Rosslare Europort.  This may be subject to delay as a result of bus transfer.

Dart

  • Full DART service will operate between Howth/Malahide and Dalkey.
  • No rail services between Greystones and Bray.
    • A limited bus transfer will be available between Greystones Station and Bray Station for DART services.
    • A bus transfer will be provided between Greystones Station and Bray/Dun Laoghaire/Dublin Connolly Stations for Rosslare/Wexford-Dublin services
  • Reduced timetable, capacity and journey time between Bray and Dalkey.
  • Journey time Bray to Dalkey is 30 minutes serving Killiney and Shankill
  • Morning peak – check journey planner above for full schedules:
    • The following will be the only DART services operating from Bray in the morning peak:
      • 06.30 Bray to Howth
      • 07.00 Bray to Howth
      • 07.30 Bray to Connolly
      • 08.00 Bray to Connolly
      • 08.30 Bray to Connolly
    • Southbound DART services will terminate in Dalkey during morning peak
  • Off-peak daytime
    • A DART service between Bray and Dalkey will operate as follows:
      • 09.00, 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00 Bray to Dalkey
      • 09.30, 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30, 15.30, 16.30 Dalkey to Bray
      • Note these off-peak DARTs will operate between Bray and Dalkey only, please change DARTs for onward travel between Dalkey and Howth/Malahide
  • Evening peak
    • DART services to Bray:
      • 16.05 Malahide to Bray (departs Dalkey 17.00, arrives Bray 17.30)
      • 16.45 Howth to Bray (departs Dalkey 17.41, arrives Bray 18.10)
      • 17.15 Howth to Bray (departs Dalkey 18.16, arrives Bray 18.45)
      • 18.00 Howth to Bray (departs Dalkey 19.00, arrives Bray 19.30)
      • 18.45 Howth to Bray (departs Dalkey 19.41, arrives Bray 20.10)
    • Northbound DART services will start from Dalkey during evening peak
  • After evening peak
    • No DART services Dalkey to Bray to allow repair works to signalling equipement to take place.
    • DART services will operate between Dalkey and Howth/Malahide

Customers should note Dublin Bus will continue to accept rail tickets at all times for journeys to/from areas south of Dalkey.  Customers can connect to/from Dublin Bus services in city centre, Blackrock and Dun Laoghaire. Full details at www.dublinbus.ie

Commuter

The following Commuter services which operate to/from Bray are altered as follows:

  • 06.30 Dundalk to Bray will terminate at Pearse
  • 07.10 Dundalk to Bray will terminate at Dun Laoghaire
  • 07.55 Maynooth to Bray will terminate at Pearse
  • 08.00 Drogheda to Bray will terminate at Pearse
  • 09.05 Bray to Connolly is cancelled
  • 14.37 Drogheda to Bray will terminate at Connolly
  • 16.50 Bray to Drogheda starts from Pearse at 17.27
  • 17.05 Bray to Maynooth starts from Dun Laoghaire at 17.20
  • 17.35 Bray to Maynooth starts from Dun Laoghaire at 17.52

Saturday 26th to Sunday 27th May

All rail services will be suspended between Dalkey and Greystones on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th May. This is to allow for extensive testing on vital signalling control systems to establish if normal services can resume from Monday 28th May, or if a curtailed service will continue to operate.

This will result in:

  • Bus transfers between Dublin Connolly and Greystones for all Dublin/Rosslare line services
  • Dublin Bus accepting rail tickets for DART customers to/from areas south of Dalkey.  Customers should use Dublin Bus services from city centre/Blackrock/Dun Laoghaire.

Further details of weekend service arrangements will be updated as soon as possible.

Iarnród Éireann apologises to customers for the inconvenience caused.

For more go to www.irishrail.ie.