Irish Rail are teaming with DIGAS to test a retrofitted hydrogen locomotive using a cleaner burning renewable fuel.
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Billy Gilpin, Director, Railway Undertaking at Irish Rail, details the work Ireland’s operator is doing to develop and implement strategies that deliver higher performance, including operational delivery, service planning, fleet maintenance and support, and how best to deal with complex operational issues.
Irish Rail have awarded a €28 million contract to Alstom for the installation of new charging infrastructure for their BEMU trains.
Now more than ever, rail needs to win back the trust of passengers and improve rail freight reliability. The pressure is on for train operators and infrastructure managers to manage their vehicles/crew, network services and timetable data in more efficient ways than ever before. Getting it right means safer and…
For Global Railway Review’s ‘Access For All’ interview series, Ronan Murphy, Head of Customer Care and Accessibility at Irish Rail, explains how the operator is committed to continuous improvements to deliver an excellent experience for customers with disabilities, and gives details of several exciting new accessibility initiatives currently on trial.
Moderated by the UIC's Virginie Papillault and Frédéric Henon, participants of this Roundtable provide opinions on the best ways to exchange experiences and good practices on HOF, the value of safety climate surveys, and understanding lessons learned and what tools are required to better support future HOF development in the…
Irish Rail has now ordered 37 five-car X’trapolis trains which will deliver more capacity and decarbonisation benefits in advance of electrification of the extended DART+ network.
Rail interiors are constantly being pushed to keep pace with the evolving needs of the passengers travelling on-board. For Global Railway Review, Aisling Norton, 22000 Intercity Railcar - Interior Refurbishment Project Manager at Iarnród Éireann - Irish Rail, details the key aspects encompassing the operator’s recent fleet refurbishment, and tells…
By choosing Muirhead leather over a fabric alternative, Irish Rail have opted for sustainable durability, comfort, hygiene and a market-leading warranty with a €3.2m cost saving for their seat upgrades.
Alstom has signed a 10-year framework agreement with Irish Rail to provide up to 750 new sustainable X’trapolis commuter rail cars for Ireland’s Dublin Area Rapid Transit network.