Iarnród Éireann announce disruptions ahead of Easter weekend 1 month ago

Iarnród Éireann announce disruptions ahead of Easter weekend

Adjust your plans accordingly.

As plenty of people will likely be heading home for the long Easter weekend, Iarnród Éireann has reminded the public about several changes to important routes as the result of line improvement operations.

Across Friday 19 April and Saturday 20 April, all trains to and from Heuston to both Galway and Westport will be disrupted, with buses and diverted train routes used.

Trains from Heuston to Galway will operate to Tullamore only, bus transfers from Tullamore to Athlone and Ballinasloe, and a second train from Ballinasloe to Galway. Trains from Galway to Heuston will operate in the same way.

Trains to Westport will similarly operate to Tullamore only, with bus transfers from Tullamore to Clara, Athlone and Roscommon, and a second train from Roscommon to Westport.

Some trains from Heuston to Sligo have also been cancelled

Other changes on Good Friday include:

  • 09:05hrs Athenry to Galway is deferred to 09:12hrs.
  • 17:30hrs Heuston to Tullamore will call additionally at Kildare and Monasterevin.
  • 07:30hrs Athlone to Galway will have bus transfers from Athlone to Ballinasloe, train from Ballinasloe to Galway.
  • 07:35hrs Heuston to Westport will operate to Tullamore only, bus transfers from Tullamore to Clara, Athlone and Roscommon, second train from Roscommon to Westport. Bus connection from Tullamore to Clara, Athlone and Ballinasloe, train from Ballinasloe to Galway which will NOT serve Woodlawn.
  • 07:35hrs Heuston to Galway will operate to Tullamore only, bus transfers from Tullamore to Clara, Athlone and Ballinasloe, second train from Ballinasloe to Galway and will NOT serve Woodlawn. Bus connection from Tullamore to Clara, Athlone and Roscommon, train from Roscommon to Westport.
  • 09:25hrs Heuston to Galway will operate to Tullamore only, bus transfers from Tullamore to Clara, Athlone and Ballinasloe, second train from Ballinasloe to Galway, calling additionally at Woodlawn.

Full details can be found here.