Irish Rail services suspended after vehicle strikes bridge in Kildare
Train services are suspended in both directions from Kildare station due to a vehicle hitting a bridge.
The incident happened this morning:
Due to a vehicle hitting a bridge, services are currently suspended in both directions through Kildare Station. Update to follow— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) June 7, 2017
Engineers are currently assessing the situation:
Engineers are currently assessing the bridge, we hope to moving shortly— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) June 7, 2017
It is hoped that services will resume shortly but train users travelling to and from Dublin can expect some delays due to the incident.
Update: Services remain suspended through Kildare Station. Engineers are onsite inspecting the bridge. Services currently up to 40mins late— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) June 7, 2017
Services have since resumed but passengers can expect almost hour-long delays:
Update: Bridge at Kildare has been cleared. Services have resumed. Subject to up to 50min delays— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) June 7, 2017