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Unread 17-12-2015, 17:10   #1
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Default Refurbished enterprise failure

1650 Belfast currently lying failed at Harmonstown
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Unread 17-12-2015, 17:21   #2
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Doors broken apparently, how that happened outside a station I have no idea.

Been stuck on the DART behind it to Malahide for the last 20 minutes at Kilester, driver advised people to take taxis since it could be quite a while.

I was hoping that today would be a rare stress free commute home avoiding the 17:58 DART crush at Clontarf, but alas not!

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After about a 30 minute delay, Northbound Darts used Southbound platforms at Harmonstown, Raheny, Kilbarrack, before reverting to usual platform at Howth Junction.

Enterprise was still stuck there at the time we went through Harmonstown.

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Passengers off the Belfast are being turfed out at Harmonstown, train will go empty to Clongriffin. No current arrangements for onward journey.

Developing into a real classic - a real horror story for abandoned passengers ?

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Looks that way.Apart from the one tweet about the service being stopped about 45 minutes there is no information whatsoever on that Enterprise service, really feel for the passengers.

The NI Railways website mentions no disruption, and even lists the service as running on time. Not even any mention of any issue with DARTS or Commuter service let alone enterprise on IrishRail.ie.

Since it is a refurbished set obviously it causing such chaos would create a lot of unwelcome bad press, so it almost seems that they are trying to avoid drawing too much attention to it.

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16:50 Dublin Connolly to Belfast Central will terminate at Dundalk...This train will no longer call at Newry, Portadown, Lisburn and Belfast Central.

Passengers for Dundalk will use local Irish Rail service. Passengers for cross Border will use 19.00 Dublin to Belfast service (boarding at Dundalk).
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