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Unread 25-09-2007, 09:01   #1
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If we have to use the docklands train, to get a service to Blackrock,
it is quicker to walk to Connolly or to Pearse ?
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Unread 25-09-2007, 09:02   #2
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Its marginally further to Pearse, about 15 minutes vs 12 minutes but since it takes a train over 5 minutes to reach Pearse from Connolly Pearse is the better option
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Unread 25-09-2007, 09:10   #3
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since it takes a train over 5 minutes to reach Pearse from Connolly Pearse is the better option
I disagree, you are almost always guaranteed a seat at Connolly, this may not be the case at Pearse.
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Unread 25-09-2007, 09:12   #4
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In the morning rush, chances are you will have trouble getting on in Connolly, by Pearse the train is almost empty
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In the morning rush, chances are you will have trouble getting on in Connolly, by Pearse the train is almost empty
I'll be sure to get your train then, I've never gotten a seat at Pearse in the morning, they don't usually show up until Landsdowne.
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Unread 05-12-2007, 10:37   #6
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Have been doing the Docklands to Pearse run for the past month now starting
with the 07:56 service

A few observations :

1. Only missed 08:22 Pearse to Bray once - this was due to train breaking down.

2. The 08:22 has never been more than 2 to 3 mins late. It can be an
artform getting there in time - getting the pedestrian lights can make
all the difference.

3. With a decent bit of wetgear, the rain/wind is not a problem.

4. Always get a seat at Pearse
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Unread 06-12-2007, 19:27   #7
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Note that there are secure bicycle parks at Pearse (Westland Row) and Docklands (under the railway arches).
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Unread 18-12-2007, 09:16   #8
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The 07:56 Ashtown - Docklands had eight carriages this morning -
anyone know if this is permanent arrangement ?
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Unread 18-12-2007, 16:36   #9
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The 07:56 Ashtown - Docklands had eight carriages this morning -
anyone know if this is permanent arrangement ?
22000s come into operation tomorrow, so lets see.
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Unread 18-12-2007, 17:26   #10
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22000s come into operation tomorrow, so lets see.
Seriously? It didn't take long to get the cert

Fingers crossed all things go well in the leadup to January 21st.

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Unread 18-12-2007, 19:23   #11
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22000s come into operation tomorrow, so lets see.
Are you guys serious. lets hope so ....
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There's a posse of oriental lads with all their fingers crossed hoping it goes OK
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