Saturday 10 December 2016

Dart services suspended during rush hour commute after body found on rail tracks

Published 20/04/2016 | 07:38

Greystones DART Station
Greystones DART Station

Dart services between Bray and Greystones were suspended this morning after a body was found on the rail tracks.

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The body was discovered between Greystones train station and the first tunnel at Bray Head.

It is unclear at this point what caused the death of the individual.

However, a spokesperson for Iarnrod Eireann told independent.ie that the deceased was not hit by a train.

Gardai have launched an investigation into the person's death.

Dart commuters were advised to make alternative travel plans due to the incident.

Services between Bray and Greystones were suspended and the line closed shortly after 7am.

The line reopened today shortly after 11am.

Dublin Bus accepted rail tickets to and from Greystones while the line was closed - and bus transfers were arranged for Greystones to Rosslare services.

Bray services were not been impacted as a result of the incident.

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