Iarnród Éireann Night-time Track Works
18 November 2019
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||31st October to 22nd December||Maintenance works on Balbriggan Viaduct|
|Donabate||3rd to 7th December||Turvey, Ballalease West|
|Drogheda and Dundalk||3rd to 5th December||LinearTrack Works between Drogheda and Dundalk|
|Dublin Heuston and Dublin Connolly||21st November to 21st December||Linear Track Works between Glasnevin and Cabra Road via St Attracta Road, Bannow Road, Carnlough Road, Quarry Road|
|Dublin Heuston and Inchicore||12th November to 7th December||Landen Road|
|Enfield||3rd to 7th December||New Inn, The Close, The Drive, Innwood|
|Greystones||25th September to 6th December||The Grove|
|Kilbarrack and Howth Junction||12th November to 8th December||Saint Berach’s Place, Swans Nest Av, Kilbarrack Rd, Howth Junction Cottages, Redmond’s Court, Briarfield Road|
|Kilkenny and Waterford||12th November to 14th December||Linear Track maintenance works, Legan and Thomastown areas|
|Laytown||26th to 30th November, 6th - 7th December||Laytown Station|
|Laytown and Drogheda||26th to 30th November, 6th - 7th December||Linear Signalling Works between Drogheda and Laytown|
|Malahide and Donabate||3rd to 7th December||Strand St, Marina Village|
|Malahide and Drogheda||7th December||Linear Track Works between Malahide and Drogheda|
|Malahide and Portmarnock||3rd to 8th December||Main St, Saint Margarets Road|
|Newbridge||26th November to 7th December||Allenview Heights, Watercress Manor, Lakeside Park|
|Pearse and Grand Canal Dock||3rd to 15th December||Linear Track Works between Sandwith St Upper and Grand Canal Dock. Site specific work at Boston Sidings.|
|Tara Street and Pearse||10th September to 30th December||Pearse St, Mark St, Shaw St, Trinity College (Bridge Maintenance UBLL49)|
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