passengers waiting at Portarlington train station this evening. Picture tweeted by Ray Keogh @RayKeoghMedia
Laois commuters travelling by train can expect some delays this evening as a train has broken down due to mechanical issues during the evening commuter rush hour.
The Galway to Heuston train is stopped at Portarlington train station and passengers are now waiting for an update from Irish Rail.
In the latest update at 5:30pm on Tuesday evening, Irish Rail said passengers travelling on board the 15:05 Galway - Dublin Heuston will be transferred to the 15:25 Cork to Dublin Heuston service.
15:05 Galway - Heuston currently operating with with delay of 15 mins, stopped at Portarlington, due mechanical issue. Update to follow.— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) February 13, 2018
The train home broke down. Currently sitting in Portarlington. Someone keep me entertained pic.twitter.com/0QebNIXfhV— Ray Keogh (@raykeoghmedia) February 13, 2018
Passengers travelling on board the 15:05 Galway - Dublin Heuston will be transferred to the 15:25 Cork to Dublin Heuston service. This is due to a mechanical issue with train at Portarlington.— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) February 13, 2018
Updates to follow.
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