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Irish Rail Admits Overcrowding For Wicklow Passengers To Continue For The Forseeable Future

Overcrowding on morning trains will get worse before its gets better, according to Irish Rail

The company admits a lack of capacity won't begin to improve until 2021 - when more than 40 new carriages will come on stream.

100 new hybrid vehicles are also due to enter service in 2023.

Passenger numbers hit a record peak last year at 48 million.

Spokesperson for the company Barry Kenny said the increase in customers is a problem but investment is on the way.

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