The Mayo rail line has reopened following a train being hit by a car yesterday afternoon.
Irish Rail says full services will operate today between Westport and Dublin.
Gardaí said the crash between a car and a train happened at approximately 3.15pm yesterday at an unattended level crossing on a rural road at Garryredmond, Claremorris, Co Mayo.
Line has reopened between Ballyhaunis and Claremorris. Full services will operate on Westport/Dublin line on Sunday.
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The car’s driver, an adult man, and passenger, a teenage boy, were airlifted to Galway University Hospital following the collision.
The pair are in stable condition and Gardaí are liaising with their family.
There were 190 passengers on board the train at the time, but none were injured.
Buses arrived to drive stranded train passengers for the rest of their journeys.
Gardaí said they are investigating “all of the circumstances of this road traffic incident”.
An Irish Rail spokesperson said it is also doing their own internal investigation into the crash.