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Unread 02-12-2009, 15:56   #501
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The last two or three times I've taken the Sligo train from Connolly there's been no onboard indication of the destination until moments before the train pulled out, and shortly after departure the automated system helpfully informed us that all passengers not intending to travel should disembark as the train would be leaving in two minutes
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Unread 02-12-2009, 18:51   #502
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Not sure what service it was as on train going the other way but it was at 15.55 in Pearse and heading southbound and it had Athy on the front.
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Unread 02-12-2009, 19:35   #503
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Today's 1340 Pearse to Maynooth was displaying Rosslare Harbour/Calafort Ros Lair on the front and the internal displays were off and no announcements.
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Unread 02-12-2009, 19:59   #504
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Today's 1340 Pearse to Maynooth was displaying Rosslare Harbour/Calafort Ros Lair on the front and the internal displays were off and no announcements.
To make up for the imbalance, the 1730 Connolly-Wexford was marked Maynooth/Maigh Nuad.
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Unread 02-12-2009, 20:21   #505
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You know what? Dublin Bus displays are also suffering. I'm seeing at least one bus a week that has a blank front display.

This would be among the 6-8 buses I get per week, I don't watch the ones I'm not getting.
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Unread 03-12-2009, 08:33   #506
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7.15 Maynooth to Connolly had Campille on the front.
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Unread 03-12-2009, 22:38   #507
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Default [3-12-2009] 21.55 pearse maynooth

4 piece 29k

Destination showing as rosslare harbour
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Unread 07-12-2009, 23:13   #508
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Default [7-12-2009] 22:05 drogheda connolly

Destination display showing as

castleconnell - c ui chonaill
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Unread 12-12-2009, 19:44   #509
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Default [11-12-09]17:10 Docklands-Clonsilla

This train actually ran yesterday, but it was operated by a 22000. As a result, no internal or external visual or audio PIS working. Driver made an announcement at beginning of the journey and one more as pulling into Clonsilla.
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Unread 14-12-2009, 09:58   #510
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This morning's late 8.33 from Drumcondra to Maynooth had station announcements but the speakers were not working properly which meant that they were largely inaudible.
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Unread 14-12-2009, 20:20   #511
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14.35 Arklow - Maynooth had Drogheda at the front.

Driver told us in Connolly that drive is for Maynooth no matter what it said at the front and he was trying to fix it but couldn't

We were told this at least 6 times as we sat in Connolly for about 5 mins.

We left Connolly at the same time as the Drogheda train and ran side by side.

Maybe this was in case somebody want to jump trains
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Unread 14-12-2009, 20:52   #512
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Its really gone mad recently

Ballymote instead of Bray
Castleconnel instead of Connolly

Odds on its because someone added Clongriffin and Gort into the system but forgot to add the Irish version
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Unread 15-12-2009, 09:24   #513
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...Odds on its because someone added Clongriffin and Gort into the system but forgot to add the Irish version
Ah now Mark, surely you're not accusing someone of gross incompetence in their job?
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Unread 15-12-2009, 14:07   #514
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Ah now Mark, surely you're not accusing someone of gross incompetence in their job?
nah we couldn't be doing that

but in all honesty this is ongoing problem. The 20:45 pearse maynooth sunday service has been showing mosney nearly every sunday for the last year. This problem also crops up every so often
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Unread 15-12-2009, 14:29   #515
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If Irish Rail is listening, I'll fix your software

I'm sure we can negotiate a price which will be much less than the fines and court costs due to breaches of the Disability Act which will start rolling in. Looks easy fix, bit of change control and the like. The hard part is done the software works its just got some data entry bugs
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Unread 15-12-2009, 15:41   #516
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If Irish Rail is listening, I'll fix your software

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I would gladly help you Mark!

including adding basic passenger information at stations, like an up-to-date timetable!!
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Unread 15-12-2009, 17:21   #517
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Well, I'm a third year CS student in the same college Mark works in, if he wants to set up a group to help IE I'm sure volunteers could be found
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Unread 15-12-2009, 17:29   #518
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Well, I'm a third year CS student in the same college Mark works in,
So i'm not the only one here other than mark in the college of question

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Unread 15-12-2009, 22:50   #519
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Default [15-12-2009] more strange destination displays

A few more to add to the bizarre collection :

21:05 longford connolly passed clonsilla destination showing as Cahir

saw a eight coach 29k approaching pearse before 20:00 displaying Mallow jct

not 100% about this one but 19:59 pearse maynooth looked like the destination was showing as Rosslare Harbour
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Unread 16-12-2009, 22:48   #520
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On this evening's 16:30 Connolly to Wexford the train was showing on the front Ceann Poill (Campile). Didn't see the english as I just caught a glimpse of it as I was passing on a northbound train. Saw the return service at Greystones and as I was arriving on a Dart I saw the internal display of the return service showing 'Next Station Athy'.
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