MARINE NOTICE, No 6 of 2016
Provisional Newcomen Bridge
Lift Dates 2016
ROYAL CANAL DUBLIN
The provisional schedule of lift dates 2016, and associated details, for Newcomen Bridge, Royal Canal, Dublin are given below. Note that mechanical repairs are required to the bridge before operation, so lifts will be subject to their completion by the dates given.
|Thursday 14th Apri||11am – 1pm|
|Sunday 1st May||9am – 1pm|
|Saturday 28th May||9am – 1pm|
|Tuesday 14th June||11am – 1pm|
|Tuesday 12th July||11am – 1pm|
|Thursday 25th August||11am – 1pm|
|Monday 10th October||11am – 1pm|
- Arrangements have been made for Irish Rail to open the bridge on the above dates / times, if there is demand.
- Waterways Ireland Eastern Regional Office (tel: +353(0)1 868 0148 or firstname.lastname@example.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.
- 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)
- 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.
C.J.Lawn, Inspector of Navigation, 2 Feb 2016