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Unread 22-12-2008, 13:08   #1
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Thumbs down [23/12/08-2/1/09] Christmas and new years alterations

http://www.irishrail.ie/news_centre/...ew&news_id=456

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Christmas and New Year Travel Arrangements - All Routes by Corporate Communications


Iarnród Éireann advises customers that an alternative timetable will apply over the Christmas period, from 24th December 2008 to 1st January 2009. Customers are advised to check their travell details on the Journey planner (Click Here). Customer are also advised to book early for Intercity travel during busiest times.

Christmas Eve, Wednesday 24th December

Intercity services: Service alterations on all Intercity routes on this day. Please check journey planner for services on all Intercity routes (Click Here).

DART: A Saturday service will operate until 21.00hrs approximately. Services will cease with the 21.00hrs from Howth and 21.00hrs from Bray, both of which will terminate in Connolly Station.

Newbridge/Kildare: A Saturday service will operate to/from Newbridge/Kildare until 19.00hrs approximately. Services will cease with the 18.50hrs Heuston/Newbridge and 19.47hrs Newbridge/Heuston.

Drogheda/Dundalk: A Saturday service will operate to/from Drogheda/Dundalk until 20.40hrs approximately. Services will cease with the 20.26hrs Pearse to Drogheda and 18.55hrs Drogheda to Pearse.

Please note: A 06.35hrs Dundalk to Pearse service will operate which will additionally call at Gormanston.

Maynooth: A Saturday service will operate to/from Maynooth until 20.00hrs approximately. Services will cease with 20.00hrs Pearse to Maynooth and 20.52hrs Maynooth to Pearse which will terminate in Connolly Station.

Please note: the 17.15hrs Connolly to Longford will operate.

Docklands: Docklands Station will be closed on this day.

Christmas Day, Thursday 25th December

No services will operate on any route on this day.

St. Stephens Day, Friday 26th December

No services will operate on any route on this day.

Saturday 27th December

Intercity services: Service alterations on all Intercity routes on this day. Please check journey planner for services on all Intercity routes (Click Here).

DART:A Sunday service will operate, with some additional peak-time trains.

Newbridge/Kildare: A Saturday service will operate to/from Newbridge/Kildare.

Drogheda/Dundalk: A Saturday service will operate to/from Drogheda/Dundalk.

Maynooth: A Saturday service will operate to/from Drogheda/Dundalk.

Docklands: Dockland Station will be closed on this day.

Sunday 28th December

Intercity services: A Normal Sunday Intercity service will operate on all routes except for the following cancellations:

15.30hrs Westport/Heuston

16.00hrs Connolly/Sligo

17.00hrs Sligo/Connolly

DART: A Sunday service will operate.

Newbridge/Kildare: A Sunday service will operate to/from Newbridge/Kildare.

Drogheda/Dundalk: A Sunday service will operate to/from Drogheda/Dundalk.

Maynooth: A Sunday service will operate to/from Maynooth except for the following cancellations:

20.43hrs Pearse/Maynooth

21.40hrs Maynooth/Pearse

Monday 29th & Tuesday 30th December

Intercity services: Service alterations on all Intercity routes on these days. Please check journey planner for services on all Intercity routes (Click Here).

DART: A Saturday service will operate.

Newbridge/Kildare: A Saturday service will operate to/from Newbrigde/Kildare.

Drogheda/Dundalk: A Saturday service will operate to/from Drogheda/Dundalk.

Please note: A 06.35hrs Dundalk/Pearse service will operate which will additionally call at Gormanston.

Maynooth: A Saturday service will operate to/from Maynooth .

Please note: the 17.15hrs Connolly/Longford and 18.09hrs Pearse/Longford will operate on these days.

Docklands: Dockland Station will be closed on this day.

New Year's Eve, Wednesday 31st December

Intercity services: Service alterations on all Intercity routes on this day. Please check journey planner for services on all Intercity routes (Click Here).

DART: A Saturday service will operate on the DART until 21.00hrs approximately. Services will cease with the 21.00hrs from Howth and 21.00hrs from Bray, both will terminate in Connolly Station.

Newbridge/Kildare: A Saturday service will operate to/from Newbridge/Kildare until 19.00hrs approximately. Services will cease with 18.50hrs Heuston/Newbridge and 19.47hrs Newbridge/Heuston.

Drogheda/Dundalk: A Saturday service will operate to/from Drogheda/Dundalk until 20.40hrs approximately. Services will cease with 20.26hrs Pearse to Drogheda and 18.55hrs Drogheda to Pearse.

Maynooth: A Saturday service will operate to/from Maynooth until 20.00hrs approximately. Services will cease with the 20.00hrs Pearse to Maynooth and 20.52hrs Maynooth/Pearse which will terminate in Connolly Station.

Please note: 17.15hrs Connolly/Longford will operate on this day.

Docklands: Docklands Station will be closed on this day.

New Year's Day, Thursday 1st January 2009

Intercity services: Service alterations on all Intercity routes on this day. Please check journey planner for services on all Intercity routes (Click Here).

DART: A Sunday service will operate.

Newbridge/Kildare: A Sunday service will operate to/from Newbridge/Kildare.

Drogheda/Dundalk: A Sunday service will operate to/from Drogheda/Dundalk.

Maynooth: A Sunday service will operate to/from Maynooth except for the following services which are cancelled:

20.43hrs Pearse/Maynooth

21.40hrs Maynooth/Pearse.

Docklands: Docklands Station will be closed on this day.

Friday 2nd January 2009

Normal Services will resume on all routes with the exception of the DART service which will operate a Saturday service on this day.



Wishing all our Customers a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year


Whats so different that gives DART passengers a Saturday service on the 2nd january? also on saturday 27th DART has a sunday timetable compared to saturday on commuter services?

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Since the notice is advising us to refer to the journey planner, I have a few issues with Maynooth services

Christmas Eve
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Maynooth: A Saturday service will operate to/from Maynooth until 20.00hrs approximately. Services will cease with 20.00hrs Pearse to Maynooth and 20.52hrs Maynooth to Pearse which will terminate in Connolly Station.

Please note: the 17.15hrs Connolly to Longford will operate.
According to the journey planner the 17:15hrs Connolly Longford will not operate

Also according to the journey planner:
06:15 Longford Pearse will operate
17:05 Connolly Sligo will not call at Maynooth as per normal saturday

29th and 30th

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Maynooth: A Saturday service will operate to/from Maynooth .

Please note: the 17.15hrs Connolly/Longford and 18.09hrs Pearse/Longford will operate on these days.
According to the journey planner:
The first train out of Maynooth the 06:56 will not run.
The 17:40 Pearse maynooth and return leg will not run
The 06:15 Longford Pearse will run

New Years eve

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Maynooth: A Saturday service will operate to/from Maynooth until 20.00hrs approximately. Services will cease with the 20.00hrs Pearse to Maynooth and 20.52hrs Maynooth/Pearse which will terminate in Connolly Station.
According to the journey planner
According to the journey planner:
The first train out of Maynooth the 06:56 will not run.
The 17:40 Pearse maynooth and return leg will not run
The 06:15 Longford Pearse will run

Can anyone spot anything with any of the other lines?

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For Sat 27th

DART is Sunday but the following extra trains

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6:50 Greystones Howth
7:20 Greystones Howth
7:50 Bray Howth
8:15 Bray Howth
8:20 Greystones Howth
8:50 Bray Connolly
9:40 Bray Connolly

7:42 Malahide Connolly
7:35 Howth Bray
8:10 Howth Bray
8:25 Howth Bray
8:50 Howth Bray
9:15 Howth Bray
9:45 Howth Bray

18:40 Bray Greystones
18:55 Greystones Bray
Other minor changes of +/- 5 minutes
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20.52hrs Maynooth to Pearse which will terminate in Connolly Station.
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