DART services SUSPENDED after train derails

13th Sep 17 | News

Irish Rail don't expect to have the service back for some time.

DART services between Dun Laoghaire and Lansdowne Road have been suspended after a train derailed earlier this evening.

A spokeswoman for Irish Rail confirmed to The Independent.ie that the 4.45pm serives from Howth to Bray derailed shortly after 6.15pm just outside Dun Laoghaire near the station.

The train was travelling at low speed when the incident occurred.

The spokeswoman confirmed the service would not be back up and running any time soon: "We currently have no services between Dun Laoghaire and Lansdowne and we don't expect to have them back for some time.”



There are no reports of injuries and passengers were evacuated off the train.

Irish Rail have confirmed that they will launch an investigation into the incident.