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Unread 30-06-2008, 15:29   #1
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Default [30-6-2008] Portarlington security alert causing Inter City delays

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Portarlington security alert causing Inter City delays by Corporate Communications


16.00hrs Monday 30th June

Iarnród Éireann advises customers that Intercity services passing through Portarlington are currently delayed due to a security alert in the station area.

Gardaí are currently attending at the station.

Services currently affected are:

14.15hrs Limerick to Heuston

13.10hrs Westport to Heuston

15.25 Heuston to Limerick

These services are expected to be delayed by up to 60 minutes.

It is hoped that the situation will be resolved quickly.

Iarnród Éireann apologises for the inconvenience caused.

http://www.irishrail.ie/news_centre/...ew&news_id=397
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Unread 30-06-2008, 16:18   #2
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Portarlington line re-opens following security alert by Corporate Communications

UPDATE 17.00hrs Monday 30th June

Iarnród Éireann advises customers that the rail line through Portarlington has reopened following an earlier security alert in the station area, attended by the Gardaí.

Services delayed by the incident were:

14.15hrs Limerick to Heuston - 70 minutes delay
13.10hrs Westport to Heuston - 55 minutes delay
15.25hrs Heuston to Limerick - 55 minutes delay
14.30hrs Cork to Heuston - 40 minutes delay
16.00hrs Heuston to Cork - 25 minutes delay

Iarnród Éireann apologises for the inconvenience caused.
Curiously no reports in the media currently of anything serious
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The 1330 Cork-Heuston passed without any aparent problems.

There was however a grating noise from the track.
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