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21st Mar 2018

Here’s a list of all the disruptions on Irish Rail over the Easter weekend

Is your route affected?

Denise Curtin

Planning to travel by train over the Easter break?

Well, it might be best that you check your usual route is fully functioning, as Irish Rail is planning some major works to their various lines from Good Friday (March 30) to Monday (April 2).

So what routes are affected?

Dublin Heuston to Waterford

Bus transfers will be in operation between Dublin Heuston and Waterford to a revised schedule for all services from Good Friday, 30 March to Easter Monday 2 April inclusive, due to major resignalling works in Kilkenny Station and Sallins bypass works.

Full service on this route will return Tuesday April 3.

Dublin Heuston to Cork/Limerick/Kerry

Bus transfers will operate between Heuston and Newbridge, with a train service between Newbridge and Cork, Limerick and Kerry.

Dublin Heuston to Galway/Westport

Bus transfers will operate between Heuston and Kildare, with a train service between Kildare and Galway and Westport

Dublin Heuston to Hazelhatch

This will run on a revised schedule.

Full services on these routes will resume from 12.30pm on Easter Monday.

Northside Dart, Northern Commuter and Belfast Enterprise

In order to facilitate track repairs, these rail services will be suspended from Saturday 31 March to Easter Sunday, 1 April.

Instead, the following will be in place…

Dart services

Will not operate between Howth/Malahide and Dublin Connolly. Dart services between Connolly and Bray/Greystones will operate. Dublin Bus will accept rail tickets on northside routes during this time

Belfast Enterprise services

Will operate as a bus transfer between Dublin Connolly and Drogheda, with a train service between Drogheda and Belfast

Northern Commuter services

Will operate to a limited schedule between Drogheda and Skerries, with a bus transfer between Dublin Connolly and Skerries.

Check out Irish Rail here for more.