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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 29-07-2019, 00:46
Replies: 5
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Posted By Goods
Alex a genuinely well researched and positive...

Alex a genuinely well researched and positive contribution to the rail discussion in Ireland. Your experience from a country like Germany is refreshing though some will argue here against your points...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 21-07-2019, 16:03
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
I agree that there are many rail priorities that...

I agree that there are many rail priorities that have gathered dust over time probably the most inexplicable one is failing to extend the railway to Navan from M3 as was the intention.
Railways are...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 17-07-2019, 16:34
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
No surprise that the population down the country...

No surprise that the population down the country are a second thought in terms of transport which is probably why western Rail Corridor has so little central political...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 17-06-2019, 21:44
Replies: 44
Views: 21,697
Posted By Goods
Greens give lead on railways

https://www.greenparty.ie/government-failure-on-public-transport-is-pushing-ireland-towards-traffic-and-climate-standstill-greens/
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 10-06-2019, 08:29
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
https://www.nationaltransport.ie/wp-content/upload...

https://www.nationaltransport.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/National_Heavy_Rail_2018_V8_Web.pdf
I think the data on the Limerick - Galway route speaks for itself in terms of usage.
If you take a...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 09-06-2019, 09:36
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
Fastest growing numbers on rail network

https://fleet.ie/western-rail-corridor-passenger-numbers-continue-to-increase/
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 06-06-2019, 19:41
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
I agree there are many priorities and bottle...

I agree there are many priorities and bottle necks though there were many naysayers when phase 1 of WRC was reopened and data has shown that passenger numbers have surpassed what Irish rail had...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 05-06-2019, 22:28
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
http://www.irishrail.ie/news/wrc-consultation?fbcl...

http://www.irishrail.ie/news/wrc-consultation?fbclid=IwAR1KycfLBydXV3CCLwb47-Uxr6isAIWm4WvYslWRG9NS7RI4ZzPQT5BDBOM

Public consultation on western rail corridor
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-05-2019, 22:13
Replies: 44
Views: 21,697
Posted By Goods
Fair point yet a similar situation is happening...

Fair point yet a similar situation is happening with buses purchased now that will no longer be acceptable in a few years time. Electrification could start now so that there is a phased introduction...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 12-05-2019, 11:25
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
game changer for western rail corridor

https://www.seancanney.com/freight-increase-boosts-case-for-western-rail-corridor/
The case for reopening Western rail corridor is linked to the carbon emissions problem that is coming down the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 11-05-2019, 08:12
Replies: 44
Views: 21,697
Posted By Goods
No carriages to meet demand

https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/commuters-left-waiting-for-rail-carriages-until-2023-922876.html
Poor transport planning has meant that there are insuffient carriages for commuter...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 28-04-2019, 21:51
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
Review begins

https://www.con-telegraph.ie/news/roundup/articles/2019/04/12/4172523-western-rail-corridor-review-from-claremorris-to-athenry/

EY-DKM consultants appointment to review western rail corridor...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 26-04-2019, 13:26
Replies: 44
Views: 21,697
Posted By Goods
https://www.eolasmagazine.ie/the-rail-way-to-growt...

https://www.eolasmagazine.ie/the-rail-way-to-growth/
Looks like Irish Rail have seen the light regarding rail development with very positive outlook and thinking reflecting the increasing passenger...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 23-04-2019, 09:56
Replies: 44
Views: 21,697
Posted By Goods
Navan railway link

https://www.oireachtas.ie/ga/debates/debate/dail/2019-04-18/25/
Navan rail line motion in the Dail. So much discussion when political action necessary to reopen railway to Navan this is an overdue...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 06-03-2019, 10:52
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
Yes itís good to agree once in awhile. Waterford...

Yes itís good to agree once in awhile.
Waterford ROSSLARE closing is baffling at a time when the ferry port is being upgraded. A direct connection to a city likeWaterford opens up many options for...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 26-02-2019, 15:25
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
https://connachttribune.ie/rail-corridor-analysis-...

https://connachttribune.ie/rail-corridor-analysis-wont-be-completed-for-at-least-another-year-110/

Sacrificing the western rail corridor permanent way for a greenway is an example of IE short term...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 02-02-2019, 09:46
Replies: 26
Views: 10,702
Posted By Goods
NTA quarterly performance reports

https://www.nationaltransport.ie/public-transport-services/rail/reports/

Its interesting that when you go to the NTA site and look for the quarterly performance reports for 2018 only the first two...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 31-01-2019, 10:29
Replies: 26
Views: 10,702
Posted By Goods
Capacity Sligo line

Traveled on the early train to Dub on Maynooth line last week - very good service and used in big numbers. The train stopped all the way in to Dub so the time was over 2hrs. If the train had a last...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 13-01-2019, 11:32
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
WESTERN RAIL CORRIDOR FROM LIMERICK TO SLIGO

https://sligonewsfile.com/news-item/a-fully-re-instated-western-rail-corridor-from-limerick-to-sligo-would-open-up-the-far-too-long-neglected-west-says-rail-on-tracks-peter-bowen-walsh/


A FULLY...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 11-12-2018, 22:11
Replies: 44
Views: 21,697
Posted By Goods
The likelihood is that the Navan rail project was...

The likelihood is that the Navan rail project was scuppered by vested interests that had the ear of the politicians in a similar way to many major infrastructural projects in Ire. Public interest...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 10-12-2018, 13:53
Replies: 44
Views: 21,697
Posted By Goods
Reopen Navan railway link

"The Governmentís recently published Project Ireland 2040, comprising the National Planning Framework (NPF) and the National Development Plan (NDP), confirms a number of key public transport...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 01-12-2018, 05:52
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
Posted By Goods
Review report due on reopening of line to Tuam/Claremorris

https://www.con-telegraph.ie/news/roundup/articles/2018/09/06/4161549-taoiseach-puts-weight-behind-western-rail-corridor-to-claremorris/

Much talk about climate change initiatives and regenerating...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-10-2018, 15:16
Replies: 20
Views: 6,298
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, 11:18
Replies: 79
Views: 21,934
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, 06:37
Replies: 33
Views: 13,203
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...
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