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Wheelchair users

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 journey requirement. For more information go to Tickets Explained section.

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Seat only reservation

Is an option for customers who are in possession of a valid standard class ticket(s), seasonal ticket(s), Taxsaver ticket(s) or InterRail and Free Travel pass holders to reserve a seat 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.

Upcoming Line Improvement Works - November and December

19 November 2019

Here you will find a complete list of planned engineering works and changes to Iarnród Éireann rail services.

Upcoming Engineering Works 

Customers are advised that due to essential Ballast Cleaning work, an alternative timetable will be in operation for various services serving Dublin Heuston (Cork, Limerick, Ennis, Ballybrophy, Waterford, Galway, Tralee) on 23rd November only.

  • Cork services will operate every hour in each direction with altered timings, please check the journey planner or timetable PDF below for full details 
  • All direct Limerick to Dublin Heuston services and Dublin Heuston to Limerick are CANCELLED.
  • Limerick services will operate every hour, connecting to and from all Cork services at Limerick Junction
  • Tralee services will operate every 2 hours, connecting to and from Cork services at Mallow 
  • 17:05hrs Dublin Heuston to Tralee is cancelled. Passengers should board the 17:05hrs Dublin Heuston to Cork service and change at Mallow for a connecting service. Please note that there will be a delay of 25 - 30 mins from Mallow to Tralee
  • Nenagh Line services will operate with altered timings, please change at Ballybrophy for connecting services. Please check the journey planner or timetable PDF below for full details 

Please find alternative timetable below or alternatively please check our Journey Planner for further information: 

PDF Timetable

Engineering Timetable 23rd November, 2019

Please select your route below for more details on upcoming engineering works.

Upcoming Line Improvements

Line Improvement Work

Iarnród Éireann is continuing its programme of line improvement works on selected Saturdays, focusing this year on the section between Newbridge and Ballybrophy.

The annual investment of €10 million in line improvements will lead to higher reliability, smoother running of trains and with other works deliver consistent 160kph speeds (100 mph). This will deliver journey time improvements for customers.

We advise customers to check their journey details prior to travelling. For a full list of available services on your day of travel, please check our Journey Planner for all timetable query or click on your route below for a summary service arrangements.

Accessibility on Iarnród Éireann Services

We are better able to assist you if you contact us as far in advance as possible, but try to give at least 24-hours' notice of your journey. You can contact us by emailing or calling (0)1 836 6222 (Monday - Friday 08:30-18:00hrs excluding public holidays). 

For DART Accessibility information, please see our new DART Accessibility section

Catering on Rail Iarnród Éireann Services

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

How can I reserve a seat on an Iarnród Éireann Service?

When you purchase an Adult, Child or Student ticket on this website or through our call centre (01-8366222) you are given an assigned seat as part of the price

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 reserve a seat on a service for a small fee per person each way

Iarnród Éireann Irish Rail apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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