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Forum: All stops to Thurles 15-05-2018, 13:19
Replies: 63
Views: 19,225
Posted By luasifer
Any word on the off peak and weekend services...

Any word on the off peak and weekend services improvements on the Phoenix Park Tunnel route? What about the Maynooth line? Off peak services on the Maynooth and Kildare lines are terrible at the...
Forum: Commuter Services 15-05-2018, 13:17
Replies: 10
Views: 2,699
Posted By luasifer
Any updates on the 29000s? I recently saw one of...

Any updates on the 29000s? I recently saw one of them coming out of the Inchicore Paint Facility. Have they got the funding to make these presentable again?
Forum: Commuter Services 25-11-2017, 10:38
Replies: 10
Views: 2,699
Posted By luasifer
While the 29000s may be mechanically very...

While the 29000s may be mechanically very reliable, the overall service in the GDA leaves a huge amount to be desired. It is a terrible rail service that is extremely slow and with regular delays....
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 25-11-2017, 10:33
Replies: 26
Views: 8,289
Posted By luasifer
Has there been any information from Transport for...

Has there been any information from Transport for Ireland on if the combined train and tram services map will be used at stations and tram stops in the Dublin area? The current passenger information...
Forum: Commuter Services 16-11-2017, 08:56
Replies: 10
Views: 2,699
Posted By luasifer
29000 DMUs - Poor Condition

Have IE any plans to refurbish the 29000 DMUs? I use these trains daily and most of them appear to have a very poor external appearance where there is evidence of filling and the paintwork is missing...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 16-11-2017, 08:51
Replies: 26
Views: 8,289
Posted By luasifer
Has there been any progress by the NTA in having...

Has there been any progress by the NTA in having the combined Dublin Area Train and Tram services map displayed at stations, tram stops and on trains in the GDA? With Luas cross city opening soon now...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-09-2012, 05:54
Replies: 29
Views: 14,534
Posted By luasifer
It is very misleading to say Maynooth services...

It is very misleading to say Maynooth services will remain unchanged when in fact the off peak frequency for most stations on the Maynooth line are being halved.

The move to reduce the off peak...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-08-2009, 03:40
Replies: 15
Views: 4,313
Posted By luasifer
I was in Connolly Station today and noticed the...

I was in Connolly Station today and noticed the new signage etc. I also noticed that on all the doors coming into the station from the lower level (on both IFSC and Amiens Street sides) it says...
Forum: Commuter Services 21-08-2009, 00:47
Replies: 19
Views: 7,601
Posted By luasifer
I was in Connolly Station today and noticed the...

I was in Connolly Station today and noticed the new signage etc. I also noticed that on all the doors coming into the station from the lower level (on both IFSC and Amiens Street sides) it says...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 05-07-2008, 10:45
Replies: 24
Views: 6,541
Posted By luasifer
It is beyond comprehension that the ticket...

It is beyond comprehension that the ticket machines in any dublin area station cannot issue a ticket to all other stations in the Dublin area. Whats worse is the staff dont seem to think anything of...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 15-02-2008, 19:24
Replies: 47
Views: 7,467
Posted By luasifer
Is the Paris metro not a real subway or metro...

Is the Paris metro not a real subway or metro system? Does it use third rail? Not that I'm aware of anyway!!
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 16-01-2008, 22:31
Replies: 190
Views: 29,617
Posted By luasifer
The Boston Big Dig is surely not a good example...

The Boston Big Dig is surely not a good example to give as a suggestion of how something should be done. This project was 10billion dollars(including inflation adjustments) overbudget and years...
Forum: DART 15-05-2007, 14:14
Replies: 193
Views: 31,255
Posted By luasifer
Ok I would also like to make a comment on the new...

Ok I would also like to make a comment on the new ticket validation machines.

I observed these machines for a period of about 30 mins while waiting in Connolly recently. During this time a lot of...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 15-05-2007, 12:41
Replies: 2
Views: 1,880
Posted By luasifer
They may not be a ticket office replacement but...

They may not be a ticket office replacement but their purpose is to reduce queues. In places like Newbridge, Kildare they have had no effect on reducing queues as they do not sell weekly/monthly...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-05-2007, 22:05
Replies: 2
Views: 1,880
Posted By luasifer
Why can they not just put the whole Greater...

Why can they not just put the whole Greater Dublin Area(even if its just IE and not Luas for the time being) on all the machines on all lines.

The ticket machines in Newbridge are a complete waste,...
Forum: DART 14-05-2007, 00:51
Replies: 193
Views: 31,255
Posted By luasifer
Considering none of the ticket machines in Dart...

Considering none of the ticket machines in Dart stations acknowledge the existanceof the Kildare line what would happen if I went to one of these stations with such a sign in the hope of going to...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 11-05-2007, 21:41
Replies: 2
Views: 1,806
Posted By luasifer
originally when I saw the display on the wall on...

originally when I saw the display on the wall on the platform 1 side I thought it was a display for platform1. This is really what it should be. There are 2 distinct gates. I should be clearly marked...
Forum: DART 19-03-2007, 18:24
Replies: 24
Views: 11,649
Posted By luasifer
The on train ones do not show the airport...

The on train ones do not show the airport connections from Heuston(748), Busaras(747), Tara Street(747). Poor ommission I think. Lets not go near the whole luas green line thing!!
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 18-03-2007, 13:56
Replies: 101
Views: 24,496
Posted By luasifer
Ok so I took a wander down to Docklands Station...

Ok so I took a wander down to Docklands Station the other day. The station itself is in my opinion very nice. Hopefully the local gurriers will not ruin it. I made a few observations while there.

1....
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 11-03-2007, 22:34
Replies: 11
Views: 2,131
Posted By luasifer
Heuston does not necesserily have to be a zonal...

Heuston does not necesserily have to be a zonal boundary. It depends where the zones are set. Look at the central zone in Paris, it covers the whole metro almost, then the RER goes out into the outer...
Forum: Dublin Cork 18-02-2007, 22:34
Replies: 404
Views: 61,090
Posted By luasifer
So does a non retention toilet discharge onto the...

So does a non retention toilet discharge onto the tracks? I always thought that the Mk3 didnt do this. So what trains are retention ans which ones are not?
Forum: Dublin Cork 18-02-2007, 01:44
Replies: 404
Views: 61,090
Posted By luasifer
Do the Mk4 trains not use the same toilet system...

Do the Mk4 trains not use the same toilet system as the Mk3s? Do the Mk3 trains not have retention toilets?
Forum: DART 24-12-2006, 00:24
Replies: 193
Views: 31,255
Posted By luasifer
there is quite an amount of these barriers set up...

there is quite an amount of these barriers set up in Connolly now. last time I saw they were not in operation. It looks to be set up well. my only worry would be that there will be congestion as...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 24-12-2006, 00:10
Replies: 13
Views: 2,555
Posted By luasifer
the section of the line between abbey street and...

the section of the line between abbey street and connolly is slow enough without adding this farce of going into connolly and reversing out again towards the point.

It should be a split line. say...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 04-11-2006, 15:24
Replies: 15
Views: 3,038
Posted By luasifer
I definitely think this station is sensible. It's...

I definitely think this station is sensible. It's useful to have a number of city centre stops. It would also promote more patronage in the city centre
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