Kildare commuters face rail chaos as strike dates announced

Five days of strike action coming down the line in November and December

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Kildare commuters face rail chaos as strike dates announced

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Thousands of Kildare rail commuters are facing weeks of rail travel chaos after Irish Rail trade unions voted to strike.

The Unions Group today announced five days of 24-hour work stoppages.

These days are: Wednesday, November 1; Tuesday, November 7; Tuesday, November 14; Thursday, November 23 and Friday, December 8.

The strikes, which will include picketing by union members, are over pay disputes with Iarnrod Eireann management.