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Forum: Commuter Services 11-09-2018, 10:37
Replies: 3
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Posted By Jamie2k9
Yes some are not happy but no indication if they...

Yes some are not happy but no indication if they caused disruption yesterday, imagine moaning that there employer is making then drive within there total rostered hours....
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 30-08-2018, 13:34
Replies: 38
Views: 2,365
Posted By Jamie2k9
I suspect it will become permanent and include...

I suspect it will become permanent and include weekdays both peak/off peak unless they have plans to minimise disruption at some point.

Wheel slip season will be fun!!!!
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 30-08-2018, 12:20
Replies: 38
Views: 2,365
Posted By Jamie2k9
What a...

What a mess

http://www.irishrail.ie/news/timetable-september-2018#Sligo
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-08-2018, 17:02
Replies: 38
Views: 2,365
Posted By Jamie2k9
Thing with the 07.10 is since they added...

Thing with the 07.10 is since they added Newbridge (they gave 1 minute extra) punctuality has been poor ever since. It used to always arrive on time now its regularly a few minutes late. This stop...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 21-08-2018, 22:08
Replies: 38
Views: 2,365
Posted By Jamie2k9
New Timetable from 9 September.

07.10 ex Waterford scheduled to take 5 minutes longer with extra stop at Muine Bheag. A few months ago they were lobbied to stop the train so clearly a TD/Councillor have gotten onto them to made it...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 15-08-2018, 13:54
Replies: 18
Views: 3,762
Posted By Jamie2k9
Report Published.

Report Published.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 13-08-2018, 23:33
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Jamie2k9
Goverment only paying 60 million towards...

Goverment only paying 60 million towards infrastructure. If it all comes off it will be excellent value for money and a true transport hub.

See...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 13-08-2018, 11:37
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Jamie2k9
As part of the relocation, 12 million will be...

As part of the relocation, 12 million will be spent on the rock face. The project is not anything to do with Irish Rail (no funding/design) but they support it. The plan is Goverment are giving...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 12-08-2018, 22:29
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Jamie2k9
Limerick J will be like Kildare and have 3...

Limerick J will be like Kildare and have 3 running lines between both platforms (loop up), (up fast) and (down fast). Access to the current main platform will be maintained after the new one is...
Forum: DART 12-08-2018, 13:45
Replies: 5
Views: 799
Posted By Jamie2k9
Trains mentioned for 26th are the ones which...

Trains mentioned for 26th are the ones which require a reservation and no tickets will be available on the day for mentioned services. Not sure whats complicated by the announcement.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 07-08-2018, 12:36
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Jamie2k9
Failures happen but I would hate to see such a...

Failures happen but I would hate to see such a ban imposed. They largely only run weekends and usually against peak flow of traffic so disruption isn't significant.

The issue is the time to clear a...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 02-08-2018, 11:10
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By Jamie2k9
They would havw a lot of data journeys made via...

They would havw a lot of data journeys made via online, annual and TMv transactions. The Portlaoise commuter just demonstrates connections. When there is Galway/Waterford/Cork services running the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-07-2018, 23:06
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By Jamie2k9
No the 3.15 is Dublin-Cork line (excluding...

No the 3.15 is Dublin-Cork line (excluding Kildare-Park West), if it included Limerick/Tralee it would mean less than 2,000 traveling each way daily.

12 million total approx
Cork 3.150*
Limerick...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-07-2018, 19:56
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By Jamie2k9
https://www.thecork.ie/2018/01/26/irish-rail-cork-...

https://www.thecork.ie/2018/01/26/irish-rail-cork-dublin-passenger-journeys-highest-on-record-in-2017/

Limerick-Dublin 900,000 up 7%
Limerick-Galway 134.000 up...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-07-2018, 19:47
Replies: 14
Views: 840
Posted By Jamie2k9
Waterford approx 1.266m (+6% year on year). ...

Waterford approx 1.266m (+6% year on year). Belfast/Rosslare will likely be under the million mark.
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 26-06-2018, 20:46
Replies: 2
Views: 1,120
Posted By Jamie2k9
Unions refuse to train like they have...

Unions refuse to train like they have historically done. Now its compulsory so in effect they have made it worse for themselves.



Not true, unions haven't got anything new really part from...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 19-06-2018, 15:23
Replies: 4
Views: 1,153
Posted By Jamie2k9
Summer Service Cuts

http://www.irishrail.ie/news/rail-summer-timetable


Reported they wanted more cuts but NTA did not allow it.
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 15:09
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jamie2k9
No but if the incident ahead was dealt with...

No but if the incident ahead was dealt with swiftly there would not have been a major delay between 2 stations. Anytime there is anti social behavior on a train typical delays is 40-60 minutes at...
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 13:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jamie2k9
I agree fully about the communication.

I agree fully about the communication.
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 13:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jamie2k9
https://www.rte.ie/news/2018/0617/971144-rail-atta...

https://www.rte.ie/news/2018/0617/971144-rail-attacks/
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 10:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jamie2k9
I agree about the communication, I don't think it...

I agree about the communication, I don't think it would have stopped the incident where people walked the line. It may have delayed it but the reality here is guards are not classifying Irish Rail...
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 10:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,980
Posted By Jamie2k9
Don't really buy the door issues, as you say the...

Don't really buy the door issues, as you say the obvious solution and done time and time again. Max 15 minute delay.

What I have seen do the rounds and more believable is a fight or some sort broke...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 05-06-2018, 20:59
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By Jamie2k9
Not a major difference between IE and the UK...

Not a major difference between IE and the UK operators, all tried to implement a schedule that was never workable. Management in complete denial or expected to get away with it.

The only difference...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 01-06-2018, 13:23
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By Jamie2k9
4 car is 264 seated. Inniskeen are your...

4 car is 264 seated. Inniskeen are your passenger estimates reliable because I was always under the impression it they needed to run a 7 car instead of the usual 4 car. Student traffic should be...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 29-05-2018, 20:53
Replies: 22
Views: 1,533
Posted By Jamie2k9
It is a capacity issue, the 13.00 cannot cope...

It is a capacity issue, the 13.00 cannot cope with a 4 ICR due to overcrowding hence the 2900 is used instead.
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