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Unread 17-10-2017, 17:20   #21
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What's the story with the maynooth line tonight ?

Citing very poor rail conditions, Irish rail have cancelled :

- 17:28 connolly maynooth
- 18:10 connolly maynooth
- 18:25, 18:55 and 19:25 docklands M3 parkway

The 17:15 connolly longford was deferred to 17:28 and the 18:05 connolly longford will now call at all stops
In previous winters I think it might be a case of axle counters not picking up trains property so services have been reduced and spaced out.

Line will probally be cleaned tonight.
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Unread 17-10-2017, 18:36   #22
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There's always a few really bad days for delays after the first big storm of the season removes about a third of the leaves in one go. It'll get a bit better but it'll be the new year before the timetable returns to normal levels of lateness.
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Unread 18-10-2017, 11:25   #23
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How much of this is genuine weather disruption and how much management who don't care and other staff who have no interest in running a punctual service.

Due to restricted signalling introduced due to poor rail conditions there are delays to DART, Commuter and Intercity services*

DART and Commuter servicesDART and Commuter services are operating with delays up to 20 minutes at present.Maynooth/M3 Pakway evening services: the following service alterations are in place:**17.15 Connolly to Longford deferred to 17.28, 17.28 Connolly to Longford*cancelled.18.05 Connolly to Longford deferred to 18.10, 18.10 Connolly to Maynooth cancelled.All other services will operate with delays, which we will work to minimise.Last departure from Docklands Station will be 17.55.*No trains will depart from Docklands after this time.18.25, 18.55 & 19.25 Docklands to M3 Parkway are cancelled.* Customers should travel from Connolly, and a shuttle train will operate to/from Clonsilla to M3 Parkway.

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Cork to Heuston services are operating up to 60 minutes.Up to 40 minute delays can be expected to all other routes.
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Unread 18-10-2017, 13:39   #24
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irish rail have now updated their notice to say that ALL Maynooth/M3 Parkway services will operate this evening although there could be some delays
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Unread 18-10-2017, 17:02   #25
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Last minute change of mind - normal services to run on Maynooth line.
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Unread 20-10-2017, 19:08   #26
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Some speed restrictions tomorrow.

http://www.irishrail.ie/news/stormbrian
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