Vandals Cause Cancellation Of A Number Of Services To And From Heuston Station
Signal equipment was damaged...
A number of Irish Rail services were disrupted yesterday evening due to vandalism.
The company took to Twitter to advise passengers that delays of up to two hours should be expected on all services to and from the station while all trains to Portlaoise were cancelled for a time. It's thought that vandals caused damage to signal equipment at an unused Clondalkin station.
Expect significant disruption to services into & out of Heuston due major to signal fault caused y vandalism. Update to follow— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) May 12, 2018
Major service disruption due to vandalism. Delays of up to 90mins expected to all services into & out of Heuston. Portlaoise commuter services are cancelled. Customers will be accommodated on Cork services, which will make extra stops— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) May 12, 2018
Update: Delays into & out of Heuston on the region of 2hours due to vandalism of signaling equipment— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) May 12, 2018
Update: delays now back to the region of 90mins to all services into & out of Heuston. Shuttle service in operating between Portlaoise & Sallins. Dublin Bus are honouring Rail tickets where services are available— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) May 12, 2018
Update: normal signaling back in operation at Heuston after earlier problems caused by vandalism. 18:30 Portlaoise Heuston & 19:45 Heuston Portlaoise will operate. All other Intercity services are subject to delays, but delays will begin to ease— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) May 12, 2018
Services are now fully operational again.