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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-10-2018, 15:16
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By Goods
Rail demand rising

Article in the Indo today showing that over 45m journeys on rail in most recent figures and a 6% increase continuing, proving the point that the public will use rail if the service is adequate and...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 24-10-2018, 12:18
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
Reopen WRC line to Claremorris

http://www.mayonews.ie/news/32491-concrete-action-needed-on-western-rail-corridor-campaigner

The absence of any real political backing for the reopening of the rail line to Claremorris in the west...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 16-09-2018, 07:37
Replies: 32
Views: 9,464
Posted By Goods
airport growing without rail

https://www.independent.ie/business/irish/dublin-airport-hub-growth-could-boost-nations-gdp-by-187bn-37310528.html
The airport is bigger than many towns and much busier than most with plans to...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 15-09-2018, 13:00
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
http://www.mayonews.ie/news/32491-concrete-action-...

http://www.mayonews.ie/news/32491-concrete-action-needed-on-western-rail-corridor-campaigner
The case for reopening is solid its about taking the initiative - like Knock airport long ago
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 14-09-2018, 15:03
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
good read

http://www.irishrail.ie/media/irishrail_28febfinal_part21.pdf
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 11-09-2018, 12:27
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
"The revenues from operations came about as...

"The revenues from operations came about as a 45.5m passenger journeys were made across Dart, Commuter and Intercity network matching the company's highest ever passenger numbers in 2007" - Irish...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 09-09-2018, 10:22
Replies: 32
Views: 9,464
Posted By Goods
Was at the Airport recently it gets worse by the...

Was at the Airport recently it gets worse by the day with a cluster of buses lined up outside terminal 1 and on an inner road the taxi access road getting preferential treatment. Further out the high...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 09-09-2018, 06:41
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
Agree completely with you about the bad decision...

Agree completely with you about the bad decision to shut Waterford Rosslare which is an example of Irish Rail fragmented thinking. In both France and UK lines to ports continue despite the rise in...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 07-09-2018, 17:04
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
I canít vouch for different figures on different...

I canít vouch for different figures on different parts of the line though I feel that point could be made for any line I think itís fair to say there is an increasing demand.
Iím not sure if Athlone...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 07-09-2018, 11:33
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
According to the Connacht Tribune the WRC stats...

According to the Connacht Tribune the WRC stats on passenger journeys has far surpassed the initial Irish Rail estimates confirming that despite the D4 cycnics the demand is real. Reopen the...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 06-09-2018, 20:06
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
https://connachttribune.ie/taoiseach-may-back-rail...

https://connachttribune.ie/taoiseach-may-back-rail-link-reopening-690/
It looks as if someone is starting to listen and politicians start to think long term. This is a national asset and critical...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 05-09-2018, 04:20
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
Expenditure on transport in IE

https://mobile.twitter.com/EU_Eurostat/status/1036870875604287488/photo/1
Worse than we imagined any wonder that rail infrastructure is lying idle and solutions like Glasnevin junction have never...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 24-08-2018, 15:02
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
I read today that Knock Airport is now serving...

I read today that Knock Airport is now serving 800k passengers and I remember at the time it was being built clever economists and other cynics belittling the notion of an airport on a foggy boggy...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 22-08-2018, 06:34
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
A very solid point that baffles many in fairness...

A very solid point that baffles many in fairness the lobby against using rail to its full potential has been quite successful and has been led by Irish rail themselves and vested interests
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 21-08-2018, 17:29
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
Thx James for your supportive words I also...

Thx James for your supportive words I also thought is was strange on a medium that discusses rail matters itís about the retention of National infrastructure put in place over a century ago and now...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 20-08-2018, 15:07
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
Maybe I have not seen that restriction during my...

Maybe I have not seen that restriction during my time so far.I based my point on the title of the website which is ďrail usersĒ which I assumed meant those that use rail because in most countries...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 17-08-2018, 04:08
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
Govt look at WRC

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/government-reviewing-extension-for-western-rail-corrider-1.3598691
Government acting sensibly and strategically by looking at the advantages a rail corridor...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 14-08-2018, 19:41
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
Western Rail Corridor reopen

Huge increase in rail traffic according to Irish Examiner article in the past year indicating that ppl will drop the car if an alternative is available. Time to begin to reopen the like of WRC to...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 02-08-2018, 23:49
Replies: 15
Views: 1,768
Posted By Goods
The Sligo line figures are remarkable as pointed...

The Sligo line figures are remarkable as pointed out earlier and to think a number of years ago there was serious discussion on closing the line beyond Mullingar showing how short sighted the Dublin...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 31-07-2018, 13:34
Replies: 20
Views: 4,694
Posted By Goods
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/plan-to-close-ross...

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/plan-to-close-rosslare-waterford-railway-labelled-reckless-foolishness-1.623959
My point originated from seeing that no train met the incoming Stena ferry from France...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 30-07-2018, 07:25
Replies: 20
Views: 4,694
Posted By Goods
Exactly, unique infrastructure has been uprooted...

Exactly, unique infrastructure has been uprooted towarDs Rosslare including from Waterford and the fact that no train meets the French ferries means that it is an incomplete service so passengers...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 27-07-2018, 08:55
Replies: 20
Views: 4,694
Posted By Goods
Rosslare line threat

Recently arrived in Rosslare on ferry and noticed no train to meet the boat despite many foot passengers and bikers with signs looking for lifts to places like Limerick, Cork,Waterford, Dublin etc....
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 05-04-2018, 15:25
Replies: 62
Views: 11,205
Posted By Goods
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/varadk...

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/varadkar-move-blocked-funding-for-western-rail-corridor-1.3450236
Western elected politicians were asleep at the wheel not to be able to promote the...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 13-03-2018, 18:46
Replies: 4
Views: 2,626
Posted By Goods
Online ticket

On the Sligo line this morning bought online ticket night before. This morning when collecting at the machine my number not recognized so had to buy a ticket at twice the price. Explained case to the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 28-02-2018, 18:39
Replies: 4
Views: 2,769
Posted By Goods
The longest journey begins with first step and in...

The longest journey begins with first step and in the case of rail commuting in Dublin the plan is a first step in getting support around the idea.
Today in the snow rail has again shown itís worth...
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