Work will be starting week commencing 22nd June 2015 on the rail line between Coleraine - Derry~Londonderry and will be substantially completed by the end of 2016.
Translink would like to reassure their passengers that there will be minimal impact as work will primarily be carried out during the night.
There will be some temporary travel arrangements needed during the course of the project such as weekend line closures but we will communicate these and any interim travel arrangements in good time, once confirmed.
Please note there is no change to the present NIR timetable for the Derry~Londonderry line.
******* UPDATED 15 September 2015*******
Weekend Line Closure between Coleraine & Derry~Londonderry Saturdays & Sundays;
• Saturdays 3, 10, 17, 24 October & 7 November 2015
• Sundays 4, 11, 18, 25 October & 8 November 2015
All Derry~Londonderry train services will operate between Belfast and Portrush to the current published timetable.
Two bus substitution services will operate between;
• Coleraine and Derry~Londonderry (direct)...buses from Derry~Londonderry to Coleraine will depart earlier than than the normal published trains trains, info to follow - click here>>
• Coleraine and Bellarena serving Castlerock - click here>>
As a result of the Line Closure Ballarena Station will be closed on the dates above and a bus substitution will operate between Ballarena and Coleraine;
Saturdays: bus substitution from Bellarena to Coleraine
0630, 0730, 0930, 1130, 1330, 1530, 1730, 1930
Sundays: bus substitution from Bellarena to Coleraine
0930, 1130, 1330, 1530, 1730, 1930
As a result of the Line Closure Castlerock Station will be closed on the dates above and a bus substitution will operate between Castlerock and Coleraine;
Saturdays: bus substitution from Castlerock to Coleraine
0650, 0750, 0950, 1150, 1350, 1550, 1750, 1950
Sundays: bus substitution from Castlerock to Coleraine
0950, 1150, 1350, 1550 ,1750, 1950
For further information please call the Translink Contact Centre on (028) 90 66 66 30.