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Unread 04-06-2008, 12:52   #1
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Default [04-06-2008] 11:00 Heuston to Cork

This train has failed at Mallow. Expect disruption to the 14:30 return service with a probable knock-on effect beyond that.
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Unread 04-06-2008, 12:55   #2
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I am advised that buses are taking passengers on from Mallow to Cork.
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Unread 04-06-2008, 12:58   #3
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The 14:30 is driven by Cork driver, so with a bit of luck the spare Mk3 set will roll out so delay will be minimal

Nothing on the IE site, the online thing says 10 minutes late, there is a spare locomotive in the platform in Mallow and given its downhill it should be able to tow the whole show to Cork with minimal delay
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No idea what has happened to the 1430 but most of the passengers from the failed train have just been packed into the 1200 from Heuston.
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14:30 is rolling as expected as a Mk3, about 10 minutes late currently
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Unread 05-06-2008, 16:26   #6
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Reports from this are that train host Joe was very helpful and took extra care with the several reduced-mobility passengers on board. Top marks to IÉ on that one.

On the other hand the 1200 train squeaked into Kent Station at 1448, 2 minutes short of the 50% refund barrier for the folks on the delayed train.
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Go for the refund anyway
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