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Unread 18-06-2008, 09:16   #1
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Default [21/06/2008] Eric Clapton - Malahide Castle

http://www.irishrail.ie/news_centre/...ew&news_id=392

No extra trains. Scheduled trains only.

http://www.aikenpromotions.com/compo...235/Itemid,68/

Whats the story with using images instead of text? Hardly fair on those with impaired sight.

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Unread 18-06-2008, 09:19   #2
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So basically nothing extra

All the trains listed are 8 coaches anyway, so its hardly specific extra capacity
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Unread 19-06-2008, 14:21   #3
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Default Iarnród Éireann - Eric Clapton At Malahide Castle UPDATE

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All the trains listed are 8 coaches anyway, so its hardly specific extra capacity
Barry fixed that.

http://www.irishrail.ie/news_centre/...ew&news_id=392
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Eric Clapton At Malahide Castle - Saturday 21st June by Corporate Communications

Customers travelling to and from the Eric Clapton concert should note the following regular services to and from Malahide Station:


Saturday 21st June

Before the concert


Northbound to Malahide


14.13hrs Bray/Malahide (arrives 15.20hrs)
14.45hrs Pearse/Drogheda (serving Malahide at 15.10hrs)
14.55hrs Bray/Malahide (arriving 16.02hrs)
15.42hrs Pearse/Drogheda (serving Malahide at 16.09hrs)
16.16hrs Pearse/Drogheda (serving Malahide at 16.43hrs)
16.45hrs Pearse/Drogheda (serving Malahide at 17.15hrs)
16.15hrs Bray/Malahide (arrives 17.20hrs)
16.55hrs Bray/Malahide (arrives 18.06hrs)
17.13hrs Pearse/Dundalk (serving Malahide 17.39hrs)


Southbound from Dundalk/Drogheda

13.38hrs Dundalk/Connolly (concert patrons travelling from Dundalk should alight at Drogheda Station, and board 14.15hrs Drogheda/Pearse)
13.35hrs Drogheda/Pearse (serving Malahide at 14.11hrs)
14.15hrs Drogheda/Pearse (serving Malahide at 14.51hrs)
14.30hrs Drogheda/Pearse (serving Malahide at 15.06hrs)
15.15hrs Drogheda/Pearse (serving Malahide at 15.51hrs)
15.20hrs Dundalk/Connolly (concert patrons travelling from Dundalk should alight at Drogheda Station, and board 15.55hrs Drogheda/Pearse)
15.55hrs Drogheda/Pearse (serving Malahide at 16.31hrs)
16.55hrs Drogheda/Pearse (serving Malahide at 17.35hrs)


After the concert

Southbound from Malahide to Bray/Greystones/Connolly

23.05hrs Malahide/Greystones
23.38hrs Malahide/Connolly (serving all stations to Connolly)


Northbound from Malahide to Drogheda/Dundalk
23.35hrs Malahide to Drogheda/Dundalk


Passengers are requested to purchase return tickets for their journey.

Note: Extra capacity will be provided for these concerts.
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Unread 19-06-2008, 15:03   #4
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Still won't be any additional beyond what exists any other day of the week

It is shameful that nothing extra is provided. There is an empty train running Malahide to Fairview leaving Malahide at about 00:15 can't see why that can't be pushed into service, it costs nothing to do so and can simply terminate at Clontraf Rd
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Well the Maynooth line stations have the advertisement for eric clapton as well as other gigs on this summer in malahide, rds etc. And at the bottom of this note it advises to purchase return tickets. Of course these advertisements doesn't give any advice for maynooth line passengers.

The first advertised after the concert is the 23:05 ex malahide. This train is normally scheduled to arrive in connolly aroundabout 23:28.

Drogheda/dundalk leaves connolly at 23:20 and gets to malahide at 23:35 also passengers dont have to get to town. maynooth passengers do.

I am aware that due to driver problems there cannot be an extra service without cancelling another which is not on but they should defer the 23:10 Pearse Maynooth by 30 minutes so that passengers can get back.
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Unread 22-06-2008, 20:08   #6
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So basically nothing extra

All the trains listed are 8 coaches anyway, so its hardly specific extra capacity
The eric clapton posters are still on display at the moment.

Did anyone notice though that at the end of the poster it states [this is a generic message appearing on all malahide posters]

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travel to Malahide castle by dart. Avoid the queues! Travel early and buy return tickets. All tickets can be purchased in advance from any iarnrod eireann booking office. dart special trains after the concert will terminate in connolly station"
Anyone how saturday night went?

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