Feb
15
2018
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MARINE NOTICE, No 007 of 2018

Newcomen Bridge Royal Canal © esri maps; click to " esri maps Newcomen Bridge Royal Canal"

Newcomen Bridge Royal Canal © esr

MARINE NOTICE, No 07 of 2018

ROYAL CANAL

NEWCOMEN BRIDGE

LIFT DATES 2018

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise that the schedule of bridge lift dates 2018 for Newcomen Bridge, Royal Canal, Dublin are as follows:

Thursday 24th April  11am – 1pm
Sunday 30th May  9am – 1pm
Saturday 2nd June  9am – 1pm
Tuesday 19th June  11am – 1pm
Thursday 19th July  11am – 1pm
Tuesday 21th August  11am – 1pm
Tuesday 2nd October  11am – 1pm

NOTES:

  1. Arrangements have been made for Irish Rail to open the bridge on the above dates / times, if there is demand.
  2. Waterways Ireland Eastern Regional Office (tel: +353(0)1 868 0148 or dublincanals@waterwaysireland.org require 2 weeks’ notice from boaters for use of these lifts. Should there not be demand (min 2 boats) for a particular date, Irish Rail will be notified by WI that this lift is cancelled.
  3. A maximum number of boats passing will be implemented to keep to the times given above for the planned lifts (16 for the Sat / Sun lifts & 8 for the weekday lifts). Priority will be given on a first come first served basis.
  4. On day of lift, boaters and passengers must follow guidance from Waterways Ireland staff about sequence of passage under bridge & through Lock 1, and must remain within signed and designated areas.

Shane Anderson, Assistant Inspector of Navigation, 15 Feb 2018

Railway Bridge; © Joe Treacy

Railway Bridge; © Joe Treacy

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