The line has reopened between Newbridge and Sallins at reduced speed following a tragic incident
Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene between Sallins and Newbridge, with Irish Rail passengers on the Waterford to Heuston 7:05am and 7:50am trains among those affected.
Bus transfers were arranged for passengers travelling from Portarlington, Portlaoise and Athy.
In a tweet, the company said customers should note that “there will be continuing delays to services throughout the early afternoon at least, as trains will be out of position due to ongoing disruption”.
Update: services now resuming as line has reopened between Newbridge and Sallins at reduced speed following tragic incident
Trains travelling to Heuston have recommenced, trains from Heuston to resume shortly.
There will be ongoing significant delays to services to/from Heuston
— Iarnród Éireann (@IrishRail) November 24, 2018