On Air Now East Coast FM 2:00am - 7:00am Email
Now Playing HAPPIER LEA HEART Download

Irish Rail Rules Out Providing 24/7 Services For Wicklow Commuters

Rail services running 24/7 in Ireland is not financially viable, according to Irish Rail.

That's according to documents obtained by the Irish Examiner.

There have been growing calls for the rail operator to offer extended services, as well as early and late trains.

It's told the National Transport Authority that it's not viable to run services through the night - irrespective of any level of funding - because the gaps in service are a key time for maintenance work.

However a report in today's Irish Examiner says there may still be hopes of putting on later weekend services.

More from East Coast FM Wicklow News

Later...

  • Sean Ashmore

    7:00am - 10:00am

    Saturday Breakfast

  • Jason Collins

    10:00am - 2:00pm

    More Music Weekend

  • Ryan O'Neill

    2:00pm - 6:00pm

    More Music Weekend

Co Wicklow Weather

  • Bray

    Light rain

    High: 17°C | Low: 12°C

  • Wicklow

    Light rain

    High: 17°C | Low: 11°C

  • Arklow

    Light rain

    High: 18°C | Low: 10°C

  • Blessington

    Light rain

    High: 17°C | Low: 9°C

  • Baltinglass

    Heavy rain shower

    High: 18°C | Low: 10°C

Listen Live Listen