Thread: MK4 use
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Unread 21-11-2014, 17:46   #10
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Originally Posted by James Howard View Post
The use of 22Ks on short-distance commuter services is just nuts but this is a recurrent issue with Irish Rail - they seem to think that a Longford or Portlaoise commute requires the same equipment and stopping pattern as a Maynooth or Kildare commute.
There are almost no Kildare commuter runs; they're all Portlaoise except a morning and evening to Newbridge and the 23:10 to Kildare and Sundays. Many of the Portlaoise run double up as stock movements to/from the depot so the 22ks are not totally wasted on commuter runs.
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