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Unread 27-03-2007, 18:37   #1
Navan Junction
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If the platforms were lengthened at Drogheda, Connolly and say Bray, would it make sense to turn some of the Drogheda trains into 16 car sets?

If there is a capactity issue on the line, would longer trains be an option if there were not stops at every station, maybe with some passing loops?
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Unread 27-03-2007, 18:51   #2
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10 car is as far was the design stretches to, few if any stations can take such a train and given the move from 12 trains an hour to the ability to take 20 it shouldn't be needed

The game is that on paper in a emergency a 10 coach railcar can tow another 10 car one, it can't be done in normal service

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