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Friday 17 November 2017

Busy morning in the capital as both road and rail commuters experience delays

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Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Motorists experienced massive delays this morning after a collision on one of the capital's main commuter roads.

The collision occurred on the N11 Dublin/Wexford Road southbound at Junction 10 Delgany, between the exits for Greystones and Newtownmountkennedy.

The incident was soon cleared but the delays remained almost back to Junction 13 for a couple of hours afterwards.

A Roadwatch also reported a collision on the South Circular Road at St. James Hospital.

Traffic was heavy in the area as a result.

In Cork, gardaí dealt with a crash on the N40 South Ring Road westbound between JLT and J9 Bloomfield.

For train commuters, the 5.45am train from Sligo to Dublin Connolly experienced a 45-minute delay due to mechanical fault.

An extra service departed Enfield at 7.51am for commuters due to the delay.

Furthermore, the 5.20am from Westport to Heuston was delayed near Athlone due to animals on the line.

On the Dart northbound services, the Greystones/Malahide route experienced delays of up to 20 minutes on the 7.30am train.

Commuters were also warned to expect knock-on delays for the morning on all Dart northbound services.

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