This morning's train disruption is one of the worst Irish Rail has ever experienced.

Over 20 thousand passengers were delayed when services were suspended at Heuston Station.

The signalling system - which ensures the safe movement of trains - suffered a major fault shortly before 6am - and all trains in and out of the station were suspended for a time.

Services resumed after a temporary manual signalling system was put in place.

The Westport and Galway services are operating, but there were some knock-on delays this morning.


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