Rail commuters to and from Heuston Station face disruption due to works this weekend

Bus transfers will be in place at times due to engineering works

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Rail commuters face disruption due to works this weekend

Rail commuters face disruption due to works this weekend

Irish Rail has announced that, due to essential engineering work between Hazelhatch and Sallins from Saturday evening  to Sunday morning this weekend and also on Saturday and Sunday March 24 and 25, there will be disruption to a number of services.

Bus Transfers will operate between Hazelhatch and Sallins and Newbridge and Kildare with some services deferred due to the engineering work.

On affected services, a trolley service will be provided on all InterCity services. Dining car and restaurant car facilities will not be available. On affected services, first class facilities will not be available.

Iarnród Éireann apologises for any inconvenience caused by these arrangements.

The following service alterations will apply:

Saturday, February 10
21:05hrs and 22:10hrs Heuston to Portlaoise will operate to Hazelhatch only, bus transfers from Hazelhatch to Newbridge, second train from Newbridge to Portlaoise
23:10hrs Heuston to Kildare will operate to Hazelhatch only, bus transfers from Hazelhatch to Kildare
21:25hrs Portlaoise to Heuston will operate to Newbridge only, bus transfers from Newbridge to Hazelhatch, second train from Hazelhatch to Heuston
20:25hrs Cork to Heuston will operate to Newbridge only, bus transfers Newbridge to Heuston

Sunday, February 11
08:00hrs Heuston to Galway will be bus transfers from Heuston/Kildare and train from Kildare to Galway
08:30hrs Heuston to Tralee will be bus transfers from Heuston to Portlaoise, train from Portlaoise to Tralee
09:40hrs Athlone to Westport will be deferred to 10:05hrs
10:30hrs Ballina to Manulla Junction will be deferred to 10:50hrs
11:05hrs Manulla Junction to Ballina will be deferred to 11:30hrs
11:00hrs Galway to Heuston will be deferred to 11:35hrs
10:45hrs Mallow to Cork will be deferred to 11:22hrs
10:08hrs Limerick Junction to Ennis will be deferred to 10:51hrs and will operate to Limerick only, bus transfers will operate between Limerick to Ennis;
09:10hrs Heuston to Waterford will be deferred to 09:45hrs

Saturday, March 24
21:05hrs and 22:10hrs Heuston to Portlaoise will operate to Hazelhatch only, bus transfers from Hazelhatch to Newbridge, second train from Newbridge to Portlaoise
23.10hrs Heuston to Kildare will operate to Hazelhatch only, bus transfers from Hazelhatch to Kildare
21:25hrs Portlaoise to Heuston will operate to Newbridge only, bus transfers from Newbridge to Hazelhatch, second train from Hazelhatch/Heuston
20:25hrs Cork to Heuston will operate to Newbridge only, bus transfers Newbridge to Heuston

Sunday, March 25
08:00hrs Heuston to Galway will be bus transfers from Heuston to Kildare and train from Kildare to Galway
08:30hrs Heuston to Tralee will be bus transfers from Heuston to Portlaoise, train from Portlaoise to Tralee
09:40hrs Athlone to Westport will be deferred to 10:05hrs
10:30hrs Ballina to Manulla Junction will be deferred to 10:50hrs
11:05hrs Manulla Junction to Ballina will be deferred to 11:30hrs
11:00hrs Galway to Heuston will be deferred to 11:35hrs
10:45hrs Mallow to Cork will be deferred to 11:22hrs
10:08hrs Limerick Junction to Ennis will be deferred to 10:51hrs, will operate to Limerick only, bus transfers from Limerick to Ennis;
09:10hrs Heuston to Waterford will be deferred to 09:45hrs

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