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Unread 08-12-2009, 09:12   #1
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Default 09:00 Heuston Cork

I need juice for my laptop on the way down to Cork tomorrow?

Is the 9:00 train from Heuston one of the newer trains that has power sockets at each table?
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Unread 08-12-2009, 09:25   #2
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9:00 is an ICR so it has sockets

If its a Mk4, sockets behind seat number 5 and opposite the toilet
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Unread 08-12-2009, 20:57   #3
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I'm astonished to note the 22000 ICR's have sockets available throughout - if I read Marks's report correctly - but Mk 4 sets do not?
If this is so it's a disgrace despite hundreds of millions of Euro spent on upgrading the rail system including the most modern of train sets?
Smart economy how are you!
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I'm astonished to note the 22000 ICR's have sockets available throughout - if I read Marks's report correctly - but Mk 4 sets do not?
If this is so it's a disgrace despite hundreds of millions of Euro spent on upgrading the rail system including the most modern of train sets?
Smart economy how are you!
Quite surprised myself that Mk4s don't have sockets at each table. ICR's have one at every table.

I assume the Mk3s being refurbished will have power sockets at every table.
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I assume the Mk3s being refurbished will have power sockets at every table.
That may not be a good assumption.
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What's going to happen with the refurbished Mk3s Thomas? Is it just Belfast that will get them or will Cork get a set too? Does anyone know??
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I assume the Mk3s being refurbished
Mark 3s being refurbished??
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Mark 3s being refurbished??
I thought one or two Mk3 sets were going to be refurbished and deployed on the Belfast line. That plan must have changed. Shame.
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This tender was issued
http://www.etenders.gov.ie/search/sh...x?ID=OCT108082
but I didn't think it had gone anywhere...
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Are they being refurbished ?
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Tender issued, what you want to look for the notice of contract award
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9:00 is an ICR so it has sockets

If its a Mk4, sockets behind seat number 5 and opposite the toilet
This morning, this train was a 9-car 22k set (1 x 6 car + 1 x 3 car).
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It eliminates the need for empty trains from Cork to Portlaois to swap trains
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