KILDARE COMMUTER UPDATE: What public transport services are running and what services are not

Bus services hit but trains are running

Niamh O'Donoghue

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KILDARE COMMUTER UPDATE: What public transport services are running and what services are not

Snow on the N7 this morning. Picture: Tony Keane

BUSES

- No Green Bus/Dublin Coach service on N7 today. All services on all routes have been suspended on Thursday, and the company says it will review weather conditions on Friday before issuing an update.

- Bus Eireann services in Kildare are severely limited at present. There will be no Bus Éireann services in Leinster and Munster tomorrow and Friday. Here is the latest update of services affecting Kildare from Bus Eireann for this afternoon and this evening:

115/115A Dublin/Mullingar/Enfield/Kilcock: No Services currently operating

120/123 Dublin/Edenderry/Clane: No Services currently operating

126 Dublin/Naas/Newbridge/Kildare: No Services currently operating

- All Dublin Bus services will be cancelled tomorrow. This evening, its services are primarily operating on main roads only due to poor road conditions. Customers should be aware that services may also experience delays. For more specific route information, customers should visit its website. It said it is monitoring weather and road conditions closely and will keep customers updated.

TRAINS

- Iarnród Éireann says for the remainder of today, services will continue to operate on all routes but are subject to some delays. Docklands to M3 Parkway customers: please use Maynooth Line services from Connolly and transfer to train to M3 Parkway at Clonsilla. Docklands station is closed for the remainder the day.

The following services are not in operation today, Wednesday 28 February;

17:30hrs & 18:12hrs Connolly to Maynooth

16:40hrs,18:20hrs & 18:55hrs Maynooth to Connolly

15:10hrs Pearse to Maynooth is deferred to 15:25hrs

Tomorrow, Thursday March 1, services will run up until 12 noon (except for those listed above), but with no Phoenix Park Tunnel services.

From noon to 2pm, services will wind down and no trains will operate from 2pm on Thursday to 12 noon on Friday at least.

More information available here

 - Luas is running a limited service system wide at present. Green Line Update: The company is running trams across the full line with an average frequency of 15- 20 minutes. Red Line Update:  It is running trams across the full line with an average frequency of 15- 20 minutes. The precise frequency at times will be impossible to forecast. Luas is advising customers to allow extra time for travelling.

Tomorrow, Thursday March 1, Luas services will run from 5.30am until 12noon with a 30 minute frequency.

Click here for information.

ROADS

Status red snow-ice warnings are currently in place for Kildare, Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Meath. Gardaí are advising motorists not to travel in the east of the country if possible. AA Roadwatch says secondary routes around Athy are particularly icy but otherwise conditions across the county are improving. They are advising that If you do have to travel, allow extra time for your journey and for your car to de-frost before setting off. Don't forget that stopping distances are ten times longer when driving on snow and ice. Slow down. Clear snow off your vehicle and use dipped headlights at all times. Further updates at AA Roadwatch

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