Passengers warned to arrive at least ten minutes early for trains departing from the new Platform 10 at Heuston Station in Dublin.
A number of Iarnród Éireann services will operate from Platform 10, situated around one kilometre away from the main station.
The move to Platform 10 is part of Iarnród Éireann’s 117 million euro regeneration project taking place at Heuston Station. Instead of catching the train at the main terminal, certain passengers will have to use a shuttle-bus service to reach the new platform.
Iarnród Éireann spokesperson Clíodhna Ní Fhátharta explains how passengers will be affected and advises them on how to minimise disruption to their journeys.
Passengers using the new platform are generally agreed that,
One passenger opted to jettison the shuttle-bus in favour of walking back to the main station adds,
It doesn’t bother me at the moment, it might be different if it was raining.
The main services relocating to Platform 10 are those travelling to and from Kildare, Cork, Limerick, Galway, Ballina, Waterford and Portlaoise.
An RTÉ News report broadcast on 22 July 2002. The reporter is Sineád Crowley.