Belfast to Dublin train: Expect delays as bus substitutions put in place next weekend

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Friday, October 16th, 2020

Bus substitutions will operate on the Belfast to Dublin Enterprise train service on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October due to essential engineering works on the line.


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Buses leaving Lanyon Place and Portadown will call at Newry, then run to Connolly Station in Dublin.



Passengers for Dundalk and Drogheda can also connect with a bus at Newry.

Passengers travelling from Lisburn or Lurgan should use scheduled trains to Portadown, where they can connect with the bus substitutions.


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NI Railways local services will operate as normal between Bangor and Portadown.

Buses leaving Dublin Connolly will call into Newry, where there will be bus connections to Portadown and Lanyon Place.

On Monday, 26 October, bus substitutions will be in place between Drogheda and Dublin due to additional essential maintenance; the 6.30 am Newry to Dublin and 5.21 pm Dublin to Newry will not operate. 



Trains from Belfast Lanyon Place will depart as timetabled, with bus substitutions departing Dublin at the published train times. 

A revised timetable will operate from Drogheda to Lanyon Place via Newry and Portadown. 

Passengers should expect delays of up to 30 minutes on arrival times at Dublin Connolly and Belfast Lanyon Place.

Bus substitution journey times are subject to traffic conditions.



Passengers are advised to check their journeys online in advance on Translink’s website  or Translink’s Journey Planner.


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