Dublin–Waterford railway line

Kildare to Waterford line

Kildare railway station.
Type Inter-city rail, Heavy rail
System Iarnród Éireann
Status Operational
Locale Republic of Ireland
Termini Kildare
Stations 7
Opened 1844
Operator(s) Iarnród Éireann
Character Primary
Rolling stock 22000 Class
Number of tracks Single track and Double track
Track gauge 1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in) Irish gauge

The Kildare-Waterford line is a railway line connecting Dublin with the major port of Waterford City in County Waterford. The line is part of the significant network of InterCity routes connected to the Dublin-Cork Main Line from Dublin Heuston. The line was constructed by the GSWR, At Cherryville Junction, Co. Kildare the line splits from the Cork line. Both passenger and Freight services run on the line. Passenger services are operated by the 22000 Class DMUs run by InterCity.


There are up to nine daily services between Waterford - Dublin Heuston - Waterford. (Monday - Saturday)

There are four services between Waterford - Dublin Heuston - Waterford. (Sunday)

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