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May Bank Holiday Chaos

April 26th 2007

Rail Users Ireland, Ireland's National Rail Users Organisation has learnt that on Saturday and Sunday 5th and 6th of May services from Heuston will heavily disrupted. Cherryville Junction to Portlaoise will be closed to allow for work at Portarlington to allow longer platforms and to replace track.

There is no notice on the Iarnród Éireann website nor was it contained in the newsletter we received by email this morning. At least 4 weeks notice should have been given. Please note this is not the full list of changes, there may be others. We will update this page as further information comes to hand.

Changes on Saturday 5th May

  • 17:00 Heuston Cork - will be a Mk3 not a Mk4 train
  • 18:05 Westport Heuston - bus from Athlone onwards
  • 18:30 Cork Heuston - bus from Portlaoise
  • 20:00 Heuston Cork - bus Portlaoise
  • 21:00 Heuston Cork - bus Portlaoise
  • 19:30 Cork Heuston - bus from Portlaoise
  • 19:30 Cork Heuston - bus from Portlaoise
  • 18:30 Heuston Tralee deferred to 18:40
  • 21:05 Limerick Limerick Junction deferred until 21:45
  • 22:00 Limerick Limerick Junction deferred until 22:40
  • 21:48 Limerick Junction Limerick deferred until 22:25
  • 22:48 Limerick Junction Limerick deferred until 23:25

Cancelled

  • 18:40 Heuston Thurles
  • 22:45 Heuston Kildare
  • 21:10 Thurles Heuston

Changes on Sunday 6th May

  • 8:10 Heuston Tralee - bus to Portlaoise
  • 8:40 Heuston Galway - bus to Athlone
  • 10:00 Heuston Cork - bus to Portlaoise
  • 8:35 Limerick to Heuston - bus from Portlaoise
  • 8:30 Cork Heuston - bus from Portlaoise
  • 8:25 Galway Heuston - bus from Athlone
  • 7:45 Westport Heuston - bus from Athlone

Cancelled

  • 12:00 Galway Heuston
  • 12:15 Heuston Galway
  • 16:15 Galway Heuston
  • 15:15 Heuston Galway
  • 19:00 Heuston Cork
  • 19:25 Heuston Limerick
  • 20:40 Heuston Galway
  • 21:25 Heuston Limerick

Last Updated: October 16 2007 22:40:18
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