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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion Today, 00:20
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Jamie2k9
Good to know ideally IE should be running...

Good to know ideally IE should be running Drogheda-Newry and possibly Heuston-Kildare once a week.

I am open to correction but they used to run other areas on the network years ago when they had a...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 18-11-2018, 15:16
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Jamie2k9
I fully accept its bad on Belfast route, if the...

I fully accept its bad on Belfast route, if the refurb didn't happen the ICRs would unlikely have passed the border so again I refer back to the fact for 20 years they didn't have such an option and...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 18-11-2018, 14:36
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Jamie2k9
They coped for 20 years on the route, using the...

They coped for 20 years on the route, using the ICR is the easy way out. Last year they had capacity, this year they had to use the spare ICR and have now had to stop it. From what I understand it...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 16-11-2018, 21:58
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Jamie2k9
You don't honestly believe anything will change...

You don't honestly believe anything will change with this appointment do you?

There is still MarkIVs parked up doing nothing yet there are still scenes like when capacity is cut (unconfirmed) most...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 11-11-2018, 22:20
Replies: 52
Views: 5,399
Posted By Jamie2k9
Well firstly the services were cut a few years...

Well firstly the services were cut a few years ago along with Waterford to save costs because usage was pretty poor. I don't see whats changed so firstly I would like to know the NTA and IE rational...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-11-2018, 21:16
Replies: 52
Views: 5,399
Posted By Jamie2k9
I fail to see the need for this on the Sligo...

I fail to see the need for this on the Sligo line, not the extra service but rather returning the old schedule. They could think outside the box and offer a better service. 20-25 minutes added time...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-11-2018, 17:58
Replies: 52
Views: 5,399
Posted By Jamie2k9
http://www.irishrail.ie/news/december2018timetable...

http://www.irishrail.ie/news/december2018timetable

Proposeld timetable changes from December on Connolly side.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 04-11-2018, 23:10
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By Jamie2k9
What are the current lot doing who are tasked...

What are the current lot doing who are tasked with the job besides failing to grasp or deal with the problems. Another level of managers/directors means more book passing!

CEO could stand in...
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 23-10-2018, 14:20
Replies: 4
Views: 858
Posted By Jamie2k9
23.35 is now a direct 7 days a week, this...

23.35 is now a direct 7 days a week, this commenced 24 of Sep (Mon-Thur were added)

They have not updated PDFs and one assumes station timetables.
Forum: Commuter Services 15-10-2018, 18:30
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Jamie2k9
Taught it had been decided against in favor of...

Taught it had been decided against in favor of 300 hybrid. If they did go for the 300 and possibly a few more then its 37+ 8 car units should ensure ICRs are completely removed off Maynooth, M3, N...
Forum: Commuter Services 11-10-2018, 21:03
Replies: 22
Views: 1,296
Posted By Jamie2k9
No 2600s will leave Cork, they are all needed...

No 2600s will leave Cork, they are all needed more or less and operate Commuter/Mallow and Cork/Tralee a few times a week.

There is only 26 2700 coaches (12 x 2 and 2 x 1) and its unclear if all...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-10-2018, 18:11
Replies: 52
Views: 5,399
Posted By Jamie2k9
Whats the problem with 06.20, arriving in Pearse...

Whats the problem with 06.20, arriving in Pearse at 07.05 isn't even peak.

The way things are going with Maynooth, Newbridge/Hazelhatch will have a far superior service to Pearse and GCD over a long...
Forum: Commuter Services 11-09-2018, 11:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,340
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, 14:34
Replies: 52
Views: 5,399
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, 13:20
Replies: 52
Views: 5,399
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, 18:02
Replies: 52
Views: 5,399
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, 23:08
Replies: 52
Views: 5,399
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, 14:54
Replies: 18
Views: 4,855
Posted By Jamie2k9
Report Published.

Report Published.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-08-2018, 00:33
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
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, 12:37
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
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, 23:29
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
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, 14:45
Replies: 5
Views: 1,489
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, 13:36
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
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, 12:10
Replies: 15
Views: 1,770
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 01-08-2018, 00:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,770
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...
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