Saturday 3 December 2016

Emergency services called after two separate incidents on DART this morning

Truck crashed into Lansdowne level crossing caused further delays for passengers

Published 03/10/2016 | 09:35

DART services were disrupted after two separate incidents this morning
DART services were disrupted after two separate incidents this morning
DART delays reported

Emergency services were called this morning after a woman r tripped getting onto a train and a man fell ill on a platform in two separate incidents at DART stations

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The first incident happened at Grand Canal Dock Station this morning when a woman fell getting onto a train.

Emergency services were called for the female passenger who is believed to have caught her leg between the train and the platform. 

Iarnroid Eireann tweeted: "Services delayed in both directions through Grand Canal Dock: customer requires medical attention. Further update asap."

A spokesperson for Irish Rail said the woman had been taken to hospital.

Delays were reported of up to 30 minutes on southbound routes and there are 10 minutes for northbound.

Meanwhile, a  DART driver requested the assistance of any "doctors or nurses" travelling on the train to come forward after a man collapsed at Sandymount station.

The man was standing on the platform when he collapsed.

Emergency services were called and the man was taken to hospital.

No further details are known of his condition.

Iarnroid Eireann tweeted that: "Services delayed at Sandymount: customer requires medical attention. Further update ASAP"

Services on the southside were further disrupted when a truck hit the Lansdowne Road level crossing this morning.

Iarnroid Eireann later tweeted that services had resumed stopping at the station but there were delays of up to 30 minutes southbound.

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