Tuesday 24 April 2018

Dart services return to normal schedule after train derailed near Dun Laoghaire

Two investigations launched into incident on Wednesday evening

Passengers leave the train in Dun Laoghaire. Picture: @AndrewIrish1
Passengers leave the train in Dun Laoghaire. Picture: @AndrewIrish1
Passengers disembarking from the Dart. Picture: @RailUsersIre
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

Dart services have returned to normal this morning after a train derailed near Dun Laoghaire yesterday evening.

There was disruption on the line after the 4.45pm service from Howth to Bray derailed shortly after 6.15pm just outside the south Dublin town.

The Train derailed outside Dun Laoghaire station. Picture: Independent.ie reader
The Train derailed outside Dun Laoghaire station. Picture: Independent.ie reader

The train was travelling at low speed when it derailed.

It is understood that the carriage derailed near the station.

Dublin Fire Brigade sent two fire engines to the scene but there were no reported injuries.

A spokeswoman confirmed to Independent.ie that Irish Rail will launch an investigation and an independent enquiry will be carried out by the Rail Accident Investigation Unit.

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