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Mark Gleeson
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Monday 14/1/2007
17:00 Dublin Cork failed before departure
Replacement train left 40+ minutes late
18:00 Dublin Cork cancelled as a result

Wednesday 17/1/2007
17:35 Limerick Dublin failed north of Thurles
Delayed also 17:30 & 18:30 Cork Dublin

Thursday 18/1/2007
Enniscourty Rosslare closed till 27th Jan
Collapsed embankment

7:10 Dublin Galway
Train vs Van at level crossing
Services suspended for a number of hours

12:00 All services Bray Greystones suspended
OHLE damage north of Bray

16:50 Dublin Belfast
Failed to make scheduled stop in Dundalk
Train forced to reverse back
Arrived Belfast 40 minutes late as a result

20:00-23:00
Two signalling faults shut Clonsilla Maynooth

Friday 19/1/2007
Truck vs gate at Merrion Gate level crossing
heavy delays to all mid morning services

Saturday 20/1/2007
10:24 Waterford Dublin
Failed Killkenny, bus substitution to Dublin

17;00 Dublin Cork
Ran as a suburban train and was 20+ minutes late

Monday 22/1/2007
Points failure at Cherrville Junc delays
6:30 Carlow Dublin
6:05 Waterford Dublin

Howth Junction Howth suspeneded mid morning due to a train failure between Sutton and Howth

Tuesday 23/1/2007
5:35 Limerick Dublin fails to stop in Sallins as scheduled

Signalling issue at Sandymount results in up to 40 minute delays morning rush hour

Bridge strike Aimens Street 17:30 result in all out chaos at rush hour

Wednesday 24/1/2007
7:30 Waterford Heuston
Delayed by 30 minutes due to failure of freight train

18:25 Heuston Waterford
Departed 30 minutes late due to a problem with the locomotive

Thursday 25/1/2007
Points failures at both Mallow and Limerick Junction delay Dublin Cork services

Electrical fault at Connolly mid morning leads to 15 minute delays on DART services


Sunday 4/2/2007
DART services suspended between Greystones and Dalkey from approx 16:00 after a train brings the wires down close to Killiney

15:00 Dublin Cork suffers a technical fault before departure resulting in a 40 minute delay and also a 15 minute delay to the 15:25 to Limerick

Thursday 8/2/2007
Manualla Ballina Shuttle railcar fails and remains broken till Saturday. Railcar had not seen any maintenance in 8 weeks


Sunday 11/2/2007
DART services suspended between Greystones and Dalkey after a train brings the wires down close to Shanagangh Junction

Monday 12/2/2007
Overhead power system trips out between Connolly and Killester at 9:50, power restored shortly afterwards

16:25 Heuston Waterford locomotive suffers a electrical fault and finally dies in Sallins resulting in 40+ minute delays to all other services

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