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Unread 24-11-2006, 09:51   #1
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Default Hueston 23rd November

Does anybody know what happened yesterday evening? Got on the 18:00 Portlaoise train instead of the 17:55 as I fancied getting a seat and before I knew it there was barely even standing room on it. It seems the 17:55 and the 18:35 never left Heuston last night?
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Unread 24-11-2006, 10:17   #2
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18:35 again?
And 17:55 (which is the one Myles McHugh says he gets all the time and never has a problem with delays???)
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Unread 24-11-2006, 10:49   #3
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18.35? Great, there goes my weekend, all the Ballybrophy heads will (literally iun the case of two people) be calling to my door tomorrow morning.
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Unread 24-11-2006, 12:55   #4
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Default [23-11-2006] Another Thursday Night in Heuston

So I arrive at the train station for the 18:35 to portlaoise and find that the 17:55 to Galwayis delayed 30 minutes and the 18:35 to Thurles is leavig from platform invisible. I join the crowd at the customer service desk and find out (from asking a tall thin manager type with a moustache) that there was a derailment from one of the sheds and that the 18:35 is not going ahead. we are told to go to platform 8 for the 18:30 to tralee if we are travelling to Portlaoise. Others were sent to different trains. We sat on platform 8 til 7pm and then we left. The driver annouced some stuff but was inaudible but the guy in the bar and caefteria was heard perfectly with his announcements. 17:55 and 18:45 left before us from what I could make out. No apologies that I heard either. What is it with Thursdays?
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Unread 24-11-2006, 15:39   #5
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The generator van off a Mk2 set derailed in the shed, this most likely was either the 17:10 or 17:55 train set

The spare coaches where used on the 17:10 to Athlone (notice IE didn't use them last week)

There was notice on the IE site, if there was it didn't last long enough to be noticed
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