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Unread 26-09-2013, 07:56   #8
Colm Moore
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Originally Posted by Eddie View Post
Perhaps the issue of escalators that don't stop should be revisited now that Irish Rail are clearly looking at their electricity consumption, having decided they can save a few hundred thousand by using shorter Darts.

How long would it take recoup the money saved in lower electricity bills by replacing the current escalators with ones that shut down after a period of non-use?
An escalator can cost a few hundred thousand euros. However, it might be possible to change the motors and/or control systems.
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