Irish Rail adds extra carriages on Dublin Heuston Cork Kent service

24 July 2020
By Tom Collins

In response to increased customer demand at weekends. Irish Rail have announced that additional services will operate on the busy days of Friday to Sunday inclusive on the following routes

  • Dublin Heuston <> Cork
  • Dublin Heuston <>Limerick/Ennis
  • Dublin Heuston <>Tralee
  • Dublin Heuston <> Galway

A “special” (i.e. reduced) timetable will continue to operate Monday to Thursday on these routes.

Irish Rail “will continue to monitor demand to ensure that we have sufficient capacity”. Intending customers are advised to check the journey planner at before they travel. Full details of service alterations are available at

Work is ongoing to restore full services to their pre COVID19 lockdown levels before the end of August.

Meanwhile, Iarnród Éireann advises all intending customers that “the wearing of a face covering is mandatory on all our services.”

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