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Two receiving medical attention after train derails in Dublin

Two receiving medical attention after train derails in Dublin”

Update 7.46pm: Two people are receiving medical attention after a DART train derailed in Dun Laoghaire earlier today. However, "significant" delays to services were experienced on the line as a outcome with trains travelling in both directions cancelled for a time.

Irish Rail say several investigations are underway after a DART train experienced a low speed derailment.

Dublin Bus are accepting all rail tickets in order to provide alternative transport for commuters.

The service is now suspended after the incident which happened between Lansdowne road and Dun Laoghaire stops, Dublin. Passengers using the Rosslare service were told they would have to avail of bus transfers.

It's believed the train derailed at 6.15pm at a low speed. As a result, services have been suspended for the time being.

Irish Rail have confirmed that they will launch an investigation into the incident.

Services between Lansdowne Road and Dun Laoghaire have been suspended.

There were passengers onboard at the time of the crash however it is not yet known if anyone has been injured.



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