Iarnród Éireann Night-time Track Works
24 February 2020
Here you will find a complete list of planned night-time track works to Iarnród Éireann rail services. Click on the title for full details.
Iarnród Éireann is committed to providing a quality train service to the large number of DART, Commuter and Intercity passengers using the railway on a daily basis. In order to ensure safe delivery of these public services we have to constantly maintain and improve the track infrastructure. Most of this work is safety critical maintenance work which has to take place at night when passenger trains are not running. This work can be noisy and affect people whose homes are near the operating railway as it involves the use of on-track machines and power tools.
We endeavour to notify house owners adjacent to the railway of any planned night-time works near their homes. In the case of apartment blocks and multiple units, communication is primarily through the relevant management companies or multiple unit owners.
Night-time track works can involve:
- Points and Crossing maintenance
- Plain Line Track maintenance
- Vegetation Control
- Bridge maintenance and Renewals
- Ballasting Works
Night-time track works generally take place between midnight and 6am, except on Sundays when work can continue until 8am.
On some occasions, emergency works have to be carried out at short notice and it is not possible to advise home owners in advance. Also, some maintenance work is linear in nature and can be spread over approximately 2km on any one night alone, making it impractical to notify all of the homes that may be affected.
The following currently scheduled night-time works are in close proximity to residential areas:
|Night-time Track Works Across Iarnród Éireann Network|
|Balbriggan||25th & 26th Feb||Seapoint Rd, Seapoint Lane|
|Broombridge/Ashtown (Enabling Works for New Pelletstown Station)||Limited night-time works from 11th Feb||Ashington Mews/Gardens/Court/Dale, Royal Canal Ave|
|Connolly Station||25th & 26th Feb||Connolly Station area|
|Connolly Station/Tara St||11th – 29th Feb||City Centre Re-signalling works between Connolly Station and Tara St Station|
|Connolly/Clontarf||25th & 26th Feb||Stoney Rd, Northbrook Av Upper, James’s St North, Spencer St North, Leinster St East|
|Donabate||18th – 29th Feb||Turvey Walk, Ballalease West|
|Drogheda||25th – 29th Feb||Pine Hamlet|
|Greystones||1st , 15th March||The Grove/Ennis Lane|
|Hansfield/Dunboyne||25th –Feb – 1st March||Linear Vegetation Control between Hansfield and Dunboyne|
|Heuston/Connolly (via Cabra)||7th Jan – 29th Feb||Linear Track Works between Glasnevin and Cabra Road via St Attracta Rd, Bannow Rd, Carnlough Rd, Quarry Rd.|
|Laytown||25th – 29th Feb||Laytown Station|
|Laytown/Drogheda||25th – 29th Feb||Parkwood|
|Monasterevin/Portarlington (Major Track Renewal)||18th Feb – 22nd March||Monasterevin|
|Newbridge||25th – 29th Feb||Ailsbury Park, Mount Carmel|
|Pearse Station Roof Project||24th Feb – 5th April||Boyne St, Sandwith St, Erne Tce Rear|
|Sandycove/Glenageary (Major Track Renewal Works)||25th Feb – 14th June||All areas along the track between Sandycove and Barnhill Road, including Carlisle Pier area in Dún Laoghaire|
|Sydney Parade/Booterstown||25th Feb – 21st March||Linear Track Works Merrion Rd Level Crossing to Booterstown|
|Tara Street||25th Feb||Townsend Street|
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