Iarnród Éireann PLANS FLEET EXPANSION

More trains needed: DART EMUs at Dublin Pearse. Tony Miles
Most reliable train: the seventh IÉ Golden Spanner presentations were held at the company’s Inchicore depot on 1 May 2018. Our own Tony Miles presented the Spanner trophy for ‘Most Reliable Fleet’, which went to the Class 2600 DMU fleet based at Cork depot. Tony Miles

Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) reports that with passenger growth running at between 8% and 10% a year it is struggling to provide sufficient capacity in peak times. A strategy for increasing the size of its train fleet is now being developed.

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