Multiple train services cancelled this week due to Covid-related staff absence 4 months ago

Multiple train services cancelled this week due to Covid-related staff absence

Be advised...

A number of scheduled train services have been cancelled over the coming days as a result of Covid-related staff shortages.

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According to a statement issued by Iarnród Éireann on Monday (3 January), multiple services have been scrapped due to Covid-19 and close contact absences.

The company has apologised for any inconvenience caused, with an otherwise normal return to a full weekday schedule set to commence from tomorrow.

The following services between Tuesday and Friday are now cancelled:

  • 06:12hrs and 07:19hrs Newbridge to Grand Canal Dock
  • 06:30hrs Carlow to Heuston
  • 07:35hrs Newbridge to Heuston
  • 08:17hrs, 10:32hrs, 12:35hrs, 17:30hrs, 17:52hrs, 19:32hrs and 21:35hrs Hazelhatch to Grand Canal Dock
  • 15:08hrs Newbridge to Pearse
  • 07:26hrs, 09:11hrs, 11:30hrs, 16:28hrs, 16:59hrs, 18:40hrs, 20:30hrs and 22:30hrs Grand Canal Dock to Hazelhatch
  • 13:30hrs and 18:17hrs Grand Canal Dock to Newbridge
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"We are working to ensure that your journey is a safe one during Covid-19," noted an Iarnród Éireann spokesperson.

Customers are asked at all times to follow Government and public health service guidelines regarding travel via public transport.

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On Monday, the Department of Health confirmed 16,986 new cases of Covid-19 throughout Ireland.

804 patients are currently hospitalised with the virus.

Of those, 93 are in ICU.