MARINE NOTICE, No 07 of 2018
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|
- 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). Priority will be given on a first come first served basis.
- 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