One in six of all weekday Dart journeys are made between 8am and 9am. Overcrowding is worse on north side services. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish Rail is to try to persuade Dart commuters to stagger morning rush-hour commuting journeys in a bid to reduce overcrowding problems. On Monday i(...)

Jim Meade: began his railway career as an apprentice fitter in 1979 and has worked in a range of roles at Iarnród Éireann since then

Iarnród Éireann has appointed Jim Meade, the group’s director of train operations, to be its new chief executive. Mr Meade has been acting chief exec(...)

Gardaí in Galway are searching for the driver of a white van that smashed through the closed gates of a level crossing. Photograph: Press 22

Gardaí­ in Galway are searching for the driver of a white van that smashed through the closed gates of a level crossing as a passenger train was appro(...)

Public Piano at Pearse Station as Iarnród Éireann encourages commuters to play a tune. Photograph: Paul Sharp/Sharppix

Sing-songs around the piano may soon be a feature of Dublin commuter life as Iarnród Éireann installs a permanent upright in Pearse Street station. (...)

A man died on the train  on his way back from the National Ploughing Championships on Tuesday evening. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A man died on the train on his way back from “a great day out” at the National Ploughing Championships on Tuesday evening. The farmer from Co Tippe(...)

Luas staff are seeking pay parity with train drivers at Iarnród Éireann. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Staff at the Luas light rail system in Dublin have voted overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action in support of a claim for pay increases of betw(...)

A spokesman for Irish Rail advised passengers on Thursday to plan as if industrial action was going ahead.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Rail commuters should prepare for delays and possible strike action from 6am-9am on Friday morning as talks at averting a stoppage by Iarnród Éirea(...)

A three-hour stoppage, the second in two weeks, is planned on Friday by drivers who are members of Siptu and the NBRU.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Talks aimed at averting a strike by Iarnród Éireann staff are expected to continue on Thursday. Train drivers represented by Siptu and the National Bu(...)

The proposed upgrade of Kent station and  work  on the Cork-Dublin railway line between  Portlaoise and Hazelhatch that will shave 15 minutes off travel times, will make rail travel  more attractive

Iarnród Éireann expects to start work later this year on the planned €3 million upgrade of Kent railway station in Cork with the aim of making the (...)

Rail travel time between Dublin and Cork could be cut to two hours, say Iarnród Éireann

The proposed upgrade of Kent station, allied with improvements in the rail infrastructure, will help further stimulate business out of Cork where both(...)

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