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Who is eligible for this ticket?

  • Customers in possession of a valid open class ticket
  • Free Travel/DSFA Pass Holders

What are the conditions of travel?

Customers who are already in possession of or purchasing on the day of travel a valid standard class ticket(s) such as Family Tickets, Day Return, Open Return, Weekly, Monthly, Annual, InterRail and Free Travel pass holders can book on their chosen service by selecting the 'Free Travel Pass or Valid Ticket' option. Customers are advised there is limited availability for seat only reservations online. 

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Where can I buy this ticket? 

  • You can purchase the ticket above using our Journey Planner. Tickets can only be purchased up to 90 days in advance.
  • An allocation of bookings on all InterCity services can be reserved online without a fee for 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders'. When this allocation is fully booked, all remaining seats can be reserved by 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders' for €2.50 per journey. 

Where do I collect the ticket? 

See our Ticket Collection section.

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Who is eligible for this ticket?

  • Customers in possession of a valid open class ticket
  • Free Travel/DSFA Pass Holders

What are the conditions of travel?

Customers who are already in possession of or purchasing on the day of travel a valid standard class ticket(s) such as Family Tickets, Day Return, Open Return, Weekly, Monthly, Annual, InterRail and Free Travel pass holders can book on their chosen service by selecting the 'Free Travel Pass or Valid Ticket' option. Customers are advised there is limited availability for seat only reservations online. 

How do I buy this ticket? 

Where can I buy this ticket? 

  • You can purchase the ticket above using our Journey Planner. Tickets can only be purchased up to 90 days in advance.
  • An allocation of bookings on all InterCity services can be reserved online without a fee for 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders'. When this allocation is fully booked, all remaining seats can be reserved by 'Free Travel Pass or valid ticket holders' for €2.50 per journey. 

Where do I collect the ticket? 

See our Ticket Collection section.

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Please select the passenger(s) the wheelchair space is required for. Once selected we will only show services where wheelchair(s) spaces are available to book based on your Tickets Explained section.

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Is an option for customers who are in possession of Free Travel Pass, a valid standard class ticket(s), seasonal ticket(s), Taxsaver ticket(s) or InterRail to book onto a train in standard class. Customers who have a valid standard class ticket but wish to upgrade to First Class should also use this selection. For more information go to Tickets Explained section.

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Exciting opportunities to join our Chief Civil Engineering (CCE) Department

Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail are recruiting for a wide range of Engineering roles within the Chief Civil Engineering Department to join us for an exciting phase of growth within the railway sector.

With major investment programmes in the maintenance, renewal and upgrading of our infrastructure, this is an exciting opportunity for Civil Engineers looking to progress a career in the railway industry across a number of disciplines and areas and to help in the safe and efficient provision of railway services across the country.

Successful candidates will become part of the CCE team that will help in the delivery of key objectives for the department. The various roles on offer provide an ideal environment to develop organisational skills and broaden technical knowledge in a dynamic working environment. The roles involve technical engineering inspections to determine the condition, safety and reliability of infrastructure assets as well as the planning and delivery of renewals and maintenance programmes.

Requirements 

All candidates for the role should:

  • Be fully qualified to degree level (Level 8) in Civil Engineering and/or equivalent
  • Have 1 – 5 years’ experience working in an engineering role
  • Strong technical engineering ability
  • High level of IT proficiency
  • Ability to produce and maintain reporting documentation to a high standard
  • Ability to work in a highly regulated environment
  • High level planning, scheduling and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Full drivers licence
  • Experience working in or knowledge of railway infrastructure would be an advantage

Desirable Requirements:

  • Membership of Engineers Ireland or other relevant professional body.

Positions are available in a number of regional offices in Dublin as well as in the West and South of the Country. The salary that will apply will be commensurate with experience.

A competency based interview will form part of this selection process. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of experience and/or application/CV.

To apply, submit your CV to im_recruit@irishrail.ie by 5pm on Wednesday 8th February, 2023. Please identify in your application which regional base you have a preference for ie. West, South, Dublin or all 3. If any applicants have special requirement, please advise when forwarding your application/CV.

At Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail we are committed to ensuring diversity and inclusion in all that we do.

This starts with how we recruit people into our organisation. We ensure our attraction and selection processes are designed with equal opportunity at the forefront of our minds. It is important to us that all individuals feel welcome to join our organisation and we take great care to create an environment that ensures an even playing field for all.

In our hiring practices, we will strive to provide reasonable accommodation to all candidates where required and requested.

We are an equal opportunities employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, ethnicity, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or disability.

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Engineering roles – Chief Civil Engineer’s Dept- Frequently Asked Questions

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