MARINE NOTICE No 09 of 2020 – ROYAL CANAL – NEWCOMEN BRIDGE LIFT DATES 2020
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise that the provisional schedule of bridge lift dates 2020 for Newcomen Bridge, Royal Canal, Dublin is as follows:
Date Day of Week Time
16th April Thursday 11am – 1pm
3rd May Sunday 9am – 1pm
30th May Saturday 9am – 1pm
11th June Thursday 11am – 1pm
26th June Friday 11am – 1pm
28th July Tuesday 11am – 1pm
25th August Tuesday 11am – 1pm
24th September Thursday 11am – 1pm
- Arrangements have been made for Iarnród Éireann 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 email@example.com) require 2 weeks’ notice from boaters for use of these lifts. Should there not be a demand (min 2 boats) for a particular date, Iarnród Éireann will be notified by WI that the scheduled 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.
Inspector of Navigation
12 Feb 2020
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