WATCH: Lorry smashes through barrier on Westport to Dublin rail line

Delays to rail services to and from Westport have been caused today by a dramatic incident that saw a lorry crash through a level-crossing barrier. The railway barrier at Bellacagher, which intersects the N60 — the main Roscommon Town to...

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New rail link between Mayo and Waterford opens up huge possibilities

A new twice-weekly rail freight service in each direction between Ballina and Waterford Port will commence at the end of June. The service is a collaboration between Iarnrod Eireann and XPO Logistics and will offer a greener and more efficient...

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Irish Rail announces good news for Mayo passengers

A full service on the Westport to Dublin rail line is to resume on Tuesday, the Western People can confirm....

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Irish Rail responds to criticism over notorious crossing

Irish Rail is to seek planning permission for a bridge at a dangerous level crossing. The rail company was granted...

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