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Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 10-11-2019, 16:56
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By Mark Gleeson
The only offers from the UK were for...

The only offers from the UK were for Pacers...

The new 41 is a clear demonstration of how not to order, had we ordered in 2016 we would not be having a discussion today.

All previous orders were...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 10-11-2019, 16:45
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By Mark Gleeson
The official line is to tag on/off On the Green...

The official line is to tag on/off

On the Green line before the extensions opened, there was a pattern of tag on in Sandyford and no tag off, as it didn't matter.

You should tag on, it does make...
Forum: DART 25-10-2019, 07:04
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By Mark Gleeson
There is a security room at Howth Junction and it...

There is a security room at Howth Junction and it staffed throughout operational hours
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 15-10-2019, 15:03
Replies: 4
Views: 688
Posted By Mark Gleeson
The American model of rent a cops everywhere...

The American model of rent a cops everywhere isn't what people want, but the US is a scary place in general.

Rarely see cops in Germany, yet
1. People behave
2. If you call the cops you get a...
Forum: DART 02-10-2019, 12:20
Replies: 4
Views: 1,057
Posted By Mark Gleeson
There should be security at Howth Junction thats...

There should be security at Howth Junction thats what we have been told, will follow up
Forum: Dublin Cork 24-09-2019, 04:24
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Not exactly trying to coordinate with the Dublin...

Not exactly trying to coordinate with the Dublin Cork train times
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 24-09-2019, 04:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Thats a useful change, any extra minute late...

Thats a useful change, any extra minute late night is a win
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 18-09-2019, 05:38
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By Mark Gleeson
20:47 looks likely but the return service from...

20:47 looks likely but the return service from Maynooth is a problem

20:47 is a bit early, something after 9pm would be more attractive
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 17-09-2019, 11:39
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Later evening service beyond Maynooth

Looks like there may be news on the long promise late evening service beyond Maynooth.

No confirmation on dates or timings currently
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-09-2019, 19:24
Replies: 12
Views: 5,109
Posted By Mark Gleeson
That risk is far too high and the performance in...

That risk is far too high and the performance in recent years shows there is evidence to back the case.

It is completely unfair on passenger paying full fare to be delayed, it also leaves Irish Rail...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-09-2019, 06:38
Replies: 12
Views: 5,109
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Another failure yesterday 2 in fact, Hot box...

Another failure yesterday

2 in fact,
Hot box trip in Kerry Sunday morning
Total failure at Sallins during the evening Sunday intercity peak, delays of up to 100 minutes.


Same locomotive sat down...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 03-09-2019, 06:25
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark Gleeson
divide by 520 for each trip 1 return per weekday

divide by 520 for each trip

1 return per weekday
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-08-2019, 10:16
Replies: 2
Views: 1,044
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Irish Rail finally starting to comply with EC1371 Passenger rights

No notice has been made officially about this, but for the first time we have compliance with the requirement for cash refunds for annual ticket...
Forum: Commuter Services 29-08-2019, 12:15
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By Mark Gleeson
There is a bigger project for the 29k's pending,...

There is a bigger project for the 29k's pending, the floor structure needs to be completely replaced.

Its not a case of money, its a case of need and the fleet is needed in service

Its only if...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 26-08-2019, 10:43
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By Mark Gleeson
New Arrangements At Limerick Junction

It may have taken 150 odd years but finally Limerick Junction has platforms for all directions for all trains.

As of Sunday last, a new Cork bound platform is in place so trains between Dublin and...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 25-08-2019, 20:56
Replies: 11
Views: 1,913
Posted By Mark Gleeson
There is space set aside for at least 4 shelter...

There is space set aside for at least 4 shelter on the platform.

Poor show the shelters not installed at opening.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 23-08-2019, 11:01
Replies: 96
Views: 28,350
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Up until the early 1990's there basically was a...

Up until the early 1990's there basically was a skeleton service on Sundays until the late afternoon, no suburban services at all. It was fairly easy to find a few trains spare to run extra services,...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 15-08-2019, 07:31
Replies: 9
Views: 6,431
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Vandalism is the main cause. Howth Junction was a...

Vandalism is the main cause. Howth Junction was a huge problem

Each lift now has a camera watching each door, if the request button is pressed the lift will not respond until a CCTV operator...
Forum: Commuter Services 15-08-2019, 07:08
Replies: 10
Views: 1,966
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Paint scheme doesn't make the trains run on...

Paint scheme doesn't make the trains run on time.

The fleet is slowly being repainted as required, capacity requirements mean it is not possible to take units out of service en mass for repainting....
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 11-08-2019, 04:28
Replies: 9
Views: 6,431
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Policy has moved away from lifts in favour of...

Policy has moved away from lifts in favour of ramps. Ramps don't break down.

The railway works order on Maynooth line upgrade is due soon and this will cover a multitude of works.

Once the minimum...
Forum: Dublin Belfast 18-07-2019, 10:26
Replies: 6
Views: 2,832
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Its major works and total renewal, level...

Its major works and total renewal, level crossings etc. The platforms are being replaced almost entirely as well. The security arrangements are likely to be interesting to say the least.

The...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-07-2019, 16:15
Replies: 13
Views: 6,693
Posted By Mark Gleeson
Current on time performance of the Dublin Cork is...

Current on time performance of the Dublin Cork is poor, very poor in fact so this bridge will bring us back to normal.

The bridges needs a full fit out, lifts etc so its not magically going to open...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 04-07-2019, 13:26
Replies: 13
Views: 6,693
Posted By Mark Gleeson
December timetable change should be in operation.

December timetable change should be in operation.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 23-06-2019, 13:21
Replies: 11
Views: 3,784
Posted By Mark Gleeson
201 project has been cancelled. Rail is very...

201 project has been cancelled.

Rail is very efficient to start with, so very little change is needed.

The ICR/22k fleet is likely to get the new gearbox/stage V engine/hybrid drive combo which...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 23-06-2019, 12:33
Replies: 24
Views: 5,200
Posted By Mark Gleeson
We have asked before, no word yet.

We have asked before, no word yet.
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