Commuters left waiting for rail carriages until 2023

Frustrated commuters will have to wait until 2023 for new rail carriages to cater for a significant increase in passengers.

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DART line reopens after incident at Harmonstown

Update 5:15pm: Part of the DART line in Dublin has re-opened following an incident near the tracks at Harmonstown.

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Three new DART services to address timetable complaints

Many passengers have complained about capacity issues since the timetable change.

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DART services disrupted after 'tragic incident' at Portmarnock

DART services have been disrupted in Dublin tonight after a "tragic incident" at Portmarnock.

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Dart line between Bray and Greystones closed for the day following fire

The Dart line between Bray and Greystones in County Wicklow will be closed for the day after a fire.

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Irish Rail welcomes decision that protects proposed Dart Underground station

Irish Rail is welcoming a planning decision that protects a proposed Dart Underground station.

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Passengers threatened during graffiti attack by gang of youths with knives and clubs

Up to 20 youths wearing balaclavas stormed a train last night and brawled with knives and blocks of wood, as they spray painted a train, threatening passengers and causing around €4,000 damage.

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Dublin transport set for chaos as DART drivers announce strike

DART drivers are set to go on strike, it was confirmed today.

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DART to run more rush-hour trains next year

Rush-hour DART trains will run every 10 minutes from next year to cope with the rising number of passengers, transport chiefs have ordered.

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Service resumes at Landsdowne Road DART station

Traffic and DART services at Landsdowne Road are back to normal this evening.

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Crowds wait for the DART at Lansdowne Road after a rugby match.

Winds force closure of Lansdowne Rd DART station

The Lansdowne Rd DART station in Dublin is closed until further notice, due to high winds and falling debris.

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Planning permission granted for DART Underground

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the construction of the DART Underground in Dublin, despite the Government deciding recently to shelve the project.

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Dublin rail services facing disruption

DART and commuter rail users in Dublin are facing into three days of disruption.

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Four consortia interested in building Dublin underground link

A total of four international consortia have expressed interest in the public private partnership tender to build the DART underground link in Dublin.

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Application launched to build underground rail in Dublin

Rail chiefs today sought permission to press ahead with a €2.5bn Dart Underground in Dublin with work expected to begin within two years.

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DART celebrates 25th anniversary

Railway chiefs are on track to celebrate Dublin’s Dart system which marks its 25th anniversary in service today.

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Mechanical fault disrupts DART services

DART commuters in north Dublin are facing disruption this morning due to a problem on the rail line at Kilbarrack.

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Disruption on rail line due to Lansdowne redevelopment

Rail passengers are being warned of disruption on the Dublin to Rosslare line again today.

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Dart drivers vote against industrial action

The threat of disruption to Dart services was lifted tonight after drivers voted against balloting for industrial action.

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Introduction of new DART trains facing further delay

The introduction of new, longer DART trains is facing further delay as drivers continue to demand a pay-off for operating the new vehicles.

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Dart delays blamed on blocked drains

Rail bosses blamed rush-hour delays in Dart services on blocked road drains which caused a nearby station to be flooded.

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DART service to carry more passengers

DART passenger capacity is due to increase by 30% by the end of 2005, Transport Minister Seamus Brennan said today.

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Metro rail drilling to begin in Dublin next month

Commuters in Dublin face further serious disruption before Christmas as test digging begins for the proposed Metro system.

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South Dublin DART suspended again

Iarnród Eireann are reminding Dublin commuters that there will be no DART service on the southside of Dublin today.

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Southern DART line closed for upgrades

The upgrading of Dublin's DART services gets underway this weekend.

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Taoiseach says DART upgrade handled badly

The Taoiseach has told the Dáil that plans to close the DART line between Dublin and Greystones for upgrading work was not handled well by Irish Rail.

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Bid to suspend work on rail system fails

Suspending a plan to close half of Dublin’s busy suburban rail system while upgrading work is carried out would add millions of euros to the cost of the project, it was claimed today.

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SFA: 'Dart works will spell shopping disaster'

The Small Firms Association say there will be a disaster in Dublin City if Dart service works continue in the run up to Christmas.

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Dart to close at weekends for upgrading

Large sections of Dublin’s Dart suburban rail system are to be closed at weekends for the next 18 months, it was confirmed today.

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Threat of DART strike recedes

The threat of strike action disrupting DART services in Dublin this summer is receding.

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