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Easter weekend service arrangements summary 14th to 17th April

12 April 2017

Customers should note service alterations from Friday 14th to Monday 17th April, including major line works between Connolly and Skerries (evening of 14th April to 16th April) and between Hazelhatch and Sallins (from 13.00, Saturday 15th April)

 

Iarnród Éireann will operate a special timetable this Easter weekend 14th to 17th April on all routes. Services are expected to be busy in the run up to Easter and customers are advised to book in advance at busiest times.

There will also be major service alterations to :

  • Northside DART, Northern Commuter and Enterprise services to and from Connolly (19.00hrs Friday 14th April to Sunday 16th April inclusive)
  • Heuston services (from 13.00hrs to last train on Saturday 15th April)
    due to line closures for track improvement works.

Full service information by searching times at our journey planner above, or through the timetable pdf but customers should note the following:

 

GOOD FRIDAY 14TH APRIL

  • Intercity services will operate to a Friday schedule with some alterations.
  • DART and Northern Commuter will operate to a Saturday schedule until 19.00hrs approx.
  • From Friday 14th April from 19:00hrs to close of business Sunday 16th April, the line will be closed between Connolly and Howth/Malahide/Skerries for essential line works.  Full service arrangements for Northside DART, Northern Commuter and Enterprise are available here
    Maynooth/M3 Parkway services will operate to a Saturday schedule with the addition of the 06.15 Longford-Pearse and 17.15 Connolly-Longford services.  Docklands Station is closed on this day.
  • Portlaoise/Kildare/Newbridge Commuter services will operate to a Friday schedule with some alterations.  There will also be a limited peak Newbridge/Hazelhatch to Grand Canal Dock service.
  • Cork Commuter services will operate to a Saturday schedule.
     

EASTER SATURDAY 15TH APRIL

  • Intercity Heuston Alterations:
    • A normal service will operate until 13.00hrs approximately.
    • From 13.00hrs onwards,  the line will be closed between Hazelhatch and Sallins for the remainder of the day due to line improvement works.  Full service information is available here.
  • Connolly/Sligo and Connolly/Rosslare services will operate to a normal Saturday service
  • Connolly to Greystones DART will operate to a normal Saturday service.
  • Northside DART, Northern Commuter and Enterprise services: the line will be closed between Connolly and Howth/Malahide/Skerries for essential line works.  Full service information is available here.
  • Maynooth/M3 Parkway services will operate to a normal Saturday schedule.
  • Cork Commuter will operate to a normal Saturday schedule. 

 

EASTER SUNDAY, 16TH APRIL

  • Intercity (excluding Enterprise) will operate to a Sunday service with some time alterations, and some cancellations, and bus transfers up to 09.30hrs
  • DART will operate to a Sunday schedule between Connolly and Greystones only.
  • Connolly to Greystones DART will operate to a normal Sunday service.
  • Northside DART, Northern Commuter and Enterprise services: the line will be closed between Connolly and Howth/Malahide/Skerries for essential line works.  Full service information is available here.
  • Maynooth/M3 Parkway services will operate to a normal Sunday schedule.
  • Portlaoise/Kildare/Newbridge Commuter services will operate to a Sunday schedule with some alterations.
  • Cork Commuter will operate to a normal Sunday schedule.
     

EASTER MONDAY, 17TH APRIL

  • DART services will operate to a Sunday schedule.
  • Northern Commuter, Maynooth/M3 Parkway Commuter, Kildare/Portlaoise commuter will operate to a Sunday schedule with minor revisions.
  • Cork Commuter  will operate to an hourly service on Cork/Cobh and an hourly service on Cork/Midleton approximately.  See journey planner for full information.
  • Sligo and Rosslare services operate to a Sunday schedule.
  • Heuston Intercity routes will operate to a Monday schedule, with a significant number of alterations.
  • Enterprise services will operate to a Monday service, except for:
    • 06.30 Newry to Connolly is cancelled.
    • 07.35 Connolly to Belfast includes a bus transfer from Connolly to Drogheda.
       

Remember: all customers are advised to check times before travel at the journey planner above or via the timetable pdf.

Iarnród Éireann apologises for any inconvenience these essential works may cause.

Customers should note similar works will also take place on May Bank Holiday Saturday (29th April) to/from Heuston and May Bank Holiday Saturday and Sunday (29th to 30th April) affecting Northside DART, Northern Commuter and Enterprise services.