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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 10-09-2019, 07:18
Replies: 12
Views: 4,064
Posted By Jamie2k9
They are losing plenty giving reservation refunds...

They are losing plenty giving reservation refunds daily, I don't think a handful of payments for this will break the bank.

I do think they should perhaps give more scheduling consideration to...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-09-2019, 14:47
Replies: 12
Views: 4,064
Posted By Jamie2k9
I think a ban is very harsh. I believe all bar 1...

I think a ban is very harsh. I believe all bar 1 service were under 60 late and by IE standards very quick.

If they managed to rescue an IV or even ICR as quick it would be good. I get its more...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 25-08-2019, 16:12
Replies: 92
Views: 23,975
Posted By Jamie2k9
It was actually the whole Galway route. It might...

It was actually the whole Galway route. It might get to design/planning in maybe 10-15 years.

They will probably fail to deliver electrification in GDA never mind anything outside it. Just look...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 25-08-2019, 15:23
Replies: 92
Views: 23,975
Posted By Jamie2k9
It justified the case for IE to manage and invest...

It justified the case for IE to manage and invest in what they have before wasting money on WRC that will deliver a lower ROI.



The CEO made reference to double tracking that section not long ago. ...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 25-08-2019, 15:19
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Jamie2k9
Looks like shelter spaces are marked out on...

Looks like shelter spaces are marked out on platform where the concrete is.

Good to see PIS installed however not sure they are operational yet. Very slow construction and its not even fully...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 23-08-2019, 11:41
Replies: 92
Views: 23,975
Posted By Jamie2k9
They did say the 07.50 last Sunday was reduced...

They did say the 07.50 last Sunday was reduced from 5 to 4 car after a train failure.

The 09.45 has had many issues since introduced, victim of its own success!

Tricky to resolve unless they make...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 22-08-2019, 09:36
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Jamie2k9
Thats just careless scheduling, 08.00 now departs...

Thats just careless scheduling, 08.00 now departs at 09.31 instead of 09.33. So regular 08.55 Limerick-Heuston calls at 09.21 followed by 09.05 calling at 09.31.

Can they just advance 09.05 to...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 21-08-2019, 11:26
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Jamie2k9
There might be taking a wait and see approach to...

There might be taking a wait and see approach to see if improvements materialise.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 20-08-2019, 19:16
Replies: 9
Views: 799
Posted By Jamie2k9
Unannounced Timetable Alterations

The new platform at Limerick J opens on Sunday, Irish Rail are implementing unannounced schedule changes. Only those who check the journey planner will be aware. I'm sure people who booked...
Forum: Commuter Services 19-08-2019, 11:07
Replies: 10
Views: 1,187
Posted By Jamie2k9
I think there is only one (could be two) 8 pace...

I think there is only one (could be two) 8 pace with split livery. The rest are singles or matching. I'd say its rare a 29 is split these days unless there is a failure/operational change.

They...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 19-08-2019, 11:04
Replies: 9
Views: 5,920
Posted By Jamie2k9
interesting they have the CCTV operating...

interesting they have the CCTV operating approving access. Wonder if Luas operate such a system?

It's still short sited if they were to scrap lifts for ramps. Lift replacement appears is needed...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 11-08-2019, 13:03
Replies: 9
Views: 5,920
Posted By Jamie2k9
Are breakdowns caused primarily by vandalism or...

Are breakdowns caused primarily by vandalism or mechanical?

If vandalism it suggest IE not taking any criminal action because its hard to see mechanical issue causing such problems. Offices,...
Forum: Commuter Services 07-08-2019, 21:28
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Jamie2k9
They do appear to have scheduled some engineering...

They do appear to have scheduled some engineering works on routes like Cork Committer over the next few weeks during the shortage.
Forum: Commuter Services 07-08-2019, 18:32
Replies: 4
Views: 410
Posted By Jamie2k9
No drivers.

No drivers.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 17-07-2019, 12:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,982
Posted By Jamie2k9
It is works around Lurgan. Quiet a long closure...

It is works around Lurgan. Quiet a long closure but given the events a few months ago perhaps there is little choice. ...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-07-2019, 12:47
Replies: 13
Views: 5,812
Posted By Jamie2k9
Surly it will be in ad-hoc operation in the next...

Surly it will be in ad-hoc operation in the next few weeks. It's more less completed apart from last few bits relating to bridge.

It is not unreasonable to provide an amended Cork-Dublin...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 15-06-2019, 11:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By Jamie2k9
Before I opened this I knew it was referring to...

Before I opened this I knew it was referring to this and yes commuter stood out.

Perhaps the person who wrote it hasn't ventured beyond the M50 very often! Very clickbait article. I mean person...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 09-06-2019, 11:34
Replies: 92
Views: 23,975
Posted By Jamie2k9
Ennis to Athenry was one of slowest growing...

Ennis to Athenry was one of slowest growing routes in 2018. Ennis-Limerick numbers is not part of the WRC.

Limerick-Ballybrophy grew almost four times faster in % terms during 2018.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 06-06-2019, 13:08
Replies: 24
Views: 3,809
Posted By Jamie2k9
I hope RUI will suggest selective door opening...

I hope RUI will suggest selective door opening should be a spec requirement. It may not end up been widely used however given the ICR spec and subsequent attempts to fit it failing it should be...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 29-05-2019, 21:44
Replies: 24
Views: 3,809
Posted By Jamie2k9
Dual voltage will have to be addressed,...

Dual voltage will have to be addressed, Belfast-Dublin will eventually be electrified. If north of Malahide was 25kv battery would be ideal for the remaining journey but that's not going to happen...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 28-05-2019, 07:04
Replies: 7
Views: 3,716
Posted By Jamie2k9
Manual signalling in operation now.

Manual signalling in operation now.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 05-04-2019, 10:27
Replies: 6
Views: 5,301
Posted By Jamie2k9
I don't know for sure they keep it but I am...

I don't know for sure they keep it but I am confident its the case.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 05-04-2019, 08:02
Replies: 6
Views: 5,301
Posted By Jamie2k9
Yes its kept by operator. Ideally there should...

Yes its kept by operator.

Ideally there should be a separate booking platform for the service.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 05-04-2019, 07:59
Replies: 2
Views: 2,032
Posted By Jamie2k9
Reservations booked along the route after 90...

Reservations booked along the route after 90 minute cut off for terminus departures rarely display. Additionally boarding for a service can start anywhere from 60 minutes before departure. It would...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-03-2019, 13:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,994
Posted By Jamie2k9
Remember after engineering works there is usually...

Remember after engineering works there is usually a temporary speed restriction for 4-7 days in many cases.

There are currently 4 TSR on Heuston-Cork, 2 on Cork-Heuston and they have been on rolling...
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