Ireland DART services resume following train derailment in Dun Laoghaire

09:55  14 september  2017
09:55  14 september  2017 Source:   Dublin Live

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Services suspended between Lansdowne & Dun Laoghaire UFN due low speed derailment at Dun Laoghaire . Update to follow . Scene of dart derailment at Dun Laoghaire .

THERE ARE MAJOR delays on southbound Dart services this evening, after a low-speed derailment at Dun Laoghaire . Services suspended between Lansdowne & Dun Laoghaire UFN due low speed derailment at Dun Laoghaire . Update to follow .

The train derailment in Dun Laoghaire © Dublin Live The train derailment in Dun Laoghaire

Irish Rail have confirmed that DART services have resumed this morning following a train derailment last night.

The low-speed derailment took place near the Dun Laoghaire  station which led to the suspension of DART services.

Passengers were spotted self-evacuating the train after the service was halted between Dun Laoghaire and Lansdowne Road.

The incident happened on the Howth to Bray service shortly after 6.15pm.

An Irish Rail spokeswoman said: "Iarnród Éireann wishes to advise customers that DART services are operating as normal this morning following last night’s disruption caused by a low speed derailment north of Dun Laoghaire."

Emergency services, including Dublin Fire Brigade, responded to the scene in Dun Laoghaire DART Station.

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