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DART Security Text Alert Service Generates Around Two Messages A Day

A new text alert system for Dart passengers is getting more than 60 messages a month.

The system, which alerts security staff, was set up after an increase in anti-social behaviour on trains.

145 Dart passengers used the new text alert system between when it was launched in mid August and October 18th according to the Irish Times.

That's an average of more than 60 messages a month, or more than twice a day.

54 were about teenagers involved in anti-social behaviour, 42 reported passengers taking drink and drugs while there were two complaints about sexual harassment and one about racism.

Passengers also complained about vandalism, smoking and begging

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