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Train services delayed through Longford after bridge strike

Aug 16, 2021 16:08 By Shannonside News
Train services delayed through Longford after bridge strike Train services delayed through Longford after bridge strike
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The bridges on the Dublin road and the N63 have both been hit several times over the years.

 

Train services through Longford were disrupted this afternoon when a vehicle hit the railway bridge on the N63 in the town.

The 13:05hrs train from Sligo to Dublin Connolly was delayed by around 20 minutes while the lorry was removed, and bridge inspected.

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The 13:00hrs Dublin Connolly to Sligo service was also delayed crossing with the 13:05 by a similar margin.

Several vehicles have hit the railway bridges on the Dublin road and Athlone roads in the town over the years, often causing some delay or disruption to rail passengers.

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