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Unread 09-05-2016, 11:40   #1
JohnDough
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Default No lift in Maynooth

Why is there no lift facilities at a major junction like Maynooth when even minor stations have them.

It is extremely difficult for disabled passengers never mind able bodied persons to have to drag there luggage over the antiquainted bridge there.
One sometimes has to guess which side the train is leaving from.

Irish rail come on and do something about this asap.
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Unread 09-05-2016, 11:54   #2
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A side gate with level access is provided on the other platform. This meets the minimum legal obligation. The exit also has a leap card reader

The roll out of lifts is limited by funding
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The roll out of lifts is limited by funding
Not to forget local politics also dictates where they go...of course IE wouldn't admit that!
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That bridge in Maynooth is a bit of a killer though. The steps are particularly steep and it seems to be about a metre higher than the older bridges further down the line.

The exit requires somebody to be awake to let a buggy or a wheelchair out. I frequently see people stuck there trying to get out while nobody is answering the intercom.
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