Train services between Connolly and Tara suspended after truck hit bridge

Train services betweenConnolly Station and Tara Street Station have been suspended after a lorry got stuck under the bridge onAmiens Street.

The incident happened at around1.10pm and Gardai and emergency service are currently at the scene of the incident.

Irish Rail said in a statement on their Twitter page: "Services remain suspended between Tara Street and Connolly Station due to vehicle hitting bridge on Amiens Street. Crews are working to clear and carry out inspection of bridge"

The road is currently blocked off in both directions and Gardai have set up some local diversions.

Crews are working to clear the area and get the service back up and running.

Services remain suspended between Tara Street and Connolly Station due to vehicle hitting bridge on Amiens Street. Crews are working to clear and carry out inspection of bridge pic.twitter.com/tlBr42B6yv

— Iarnrd ireann (@IrishRail) March 15, 2019

Irish Rail also said in a separate tweet: "Thanks to our colleagues from @DubFireBrigade who are working to clear the truck from under the bridge. Services are operating Pearse to Greystones/Bray & Connolly to Howth/Malahide."

Irish Rail spokesperson Barry Kenny said to TheJournal.ie that they are hoping to ahve the services back up and running as soon as possible."

Typically it wouldnt be a prolonged closure for these things but each incident is different, Kenny said.

We will have to check to verify that there isnt any structural damage."

He added: We hope to be open reasonably soon but were just awaiting an update from the bridge crew on site.