Lorry crashed into Portlaoise bridge to cause train delays

Lynda Kiernan


Lynda Kiernan

Lorry hit at Portlaoise bridge to cause train delays

A lorry crashed under the Mountrath Road railway bridge in Portlaoise on January 2.

A lorry that hit a railway bridge in Portlaoise today will cause subsequent train delays.

Photos taken locally show the lorry with its load half fallen stuck under the bridge on the Mountrath Road in the town. The incident happened this Thursday January 2.

Iarnróid Eireann has warned of subsequent rail delays.

There was a previous bridge strike in Portarlington on December 30.