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Unread 08-12-2011, 13:40   #1
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I'm on this train and it's a 29k commuter train. This is not what I paid my money for. I expect an Intercity train. The only reason I can think of is that it's December 8th. They obviously thought there'd be a higher volume of passengers? When oh when is SDO coming into operation so we can have longer 22k intercity trains on this line??
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Unread 08-12-2011, 14:05   #2
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It happens as a matter of routine on the 13:36 due train shortages. ICR stock is allocated in preference to Sligo

SDO is not the issue, its a lack of suitable trains. If they can't find a 3 coach set finding a 6 coach set will be even harder. The 6 coach ICR parked in platform 1 in Connolly is the 16:00 to Sligo.
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Can we be reminded who were the Sligo politicians who refused Mark 3s as hand me downs so that sublimity can complain to them?
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What does the abbreviation "SDO" mean?
"School days only" as in Bus Éireann timetables of years ago springs to mind (!!!) but I know it must be a railway-related term! Thanks in advance.
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What does the abbreviation "SDO" mean?
"School days only" as in Bus Éireann timetables of years ago springs to mind (!!!) but I know it must be a railway-related term! Thanks in advance.
Selected door opening. It allows longer trains to serve shorter stations by only opening the front/back doors and stop passengers stepping out into the air.
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Thanks for that, just wasn't aware of the abbreviation side of things.
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