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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-02-2012, 12:25
Replies: 306
Views: 162,230
Posted By robdrysdale
This is Troll Duffy rubbish. Leap Cards are...

This is Troll Duffy rubbish. Leap Cards are secure encrypted cards in a similar way to SIM cards on your mobile. You'd need the key to decrypt and communicate with the epurse. RTE do not have the...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 04-01-2012, 17:39
Replies: 7
Views: 3,660
Posted By robdrysdale
And on queue the new taxsaver rates have been...

And on queue the new taxsaver rates have been announced for March.

http://www.taxsaver.ie/News/New-Rail-Rates-from-March-2012/
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 13-12-2011, 10:43
Replies: 135
Views: 43,615
Posted By robdrysdale
I think you're being very polite about the Dublin...

I think you're being very polite about the Dublin Bus problems. Boards.ie has been alight with poor opinion and experience with regard to operation of the Leap Card on the Bus.

From a basic UX...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-12-2011, 12:02
Replies: 135
Views: 43,615
Posted By robdrysdale
Wonder how auto direct debit will work when it's...

Wonder how auto direct debit will work when it's implemented then. Given Dublin Bus carry circa 120m passengers per annum with DART circa 20m and Luas circa 25m, there's likely lots of passengers...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-12-2011, 11:35
Replies: 135
Views: 43,615
Posted By robdrysdale
As per my reply a few moments ago. You can now...

As per my reply a few moments ago. You can now do that online.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-12-2011, 11:28
Replies: 135
Views: 43,615
Posted By robdrysdale
leapcard.ie is now live. I was able to setup a...

leapcard.ie is now live.

I was able to setup a new account and register my leapcard.

I can now view my full travel history over the last 2 weeks since I got the card.

It also allows the public to...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 27-09-2011, 14:19
Replies: 13
Views: 4,322
Posted By robdrysdale
Unless you have the misfortune of living in...

Unless you have the misfortune of living in Swords or Ballymun of course. Very naive to look a Metro North as just being an Airport link. That's all Dart extension is though and it will clog up...
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 28-04-2010, 16:58
Replies: 17
Views: 6,412
Posted By robdrysdale
Yep. It's called ProxyPass on Apache and I...

Yep. It's called ProxyPass on Apache and I believe Application Request Routing on IIS (which I believe they are running on their main irishrail.ie server). See...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 19-04-2010, 15:12
Replies: 123
Views: 58,798
Posted By robdrysdale
They mean sailrail (combined sail and rail...

They mean sailrail (combined sail and rail ticket) but that's a special or discount ticket. Ferry companies are not selling specials due to current overloaded demand. sailrail is suspended to my...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 19-04-2010, 14:08
Replies: 123
Views: 58,798
Posted By robdrysdale
That's what was going on in Holyhead yesterday,...

That's what was going on in Holyhead yesterday, yes.
Forum: Intercity and Regional 19-04-2010, 10:22
Replies: 123
Views: 58,798
Posted By robdrysdale
HSS parked up in Holyhead yesterday, when I was...

HSS parked up in Holyhead yesterday, when I was passing through there.

The 4ish Holyhead to Dublin Stena Lynx was cancelled due to technical difficulties. However, there was an announcement at...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 05-11-2009, 12:09
Replies: 212
Views: 49,952
Posted By robdrysdale
Sunday DART Service all day every day.

Irish rail still seem to thing everyone starts work at 9am and finishes at 5pm in Dublin. 2 extra trains between 8 and 9 then straight back to 4 per hour, every 15 mins, between 9 and 10. Same...
Forum: Commuter Services 22-05-2009, 12:27
Replies: 14
Views: 6,918
Posted By robdrysdale
They've moved and Ronan seems to have been...

They've moved and Ronan seems to have been replaced by Gary. You'd think they have a proper system where by a move or change of personnel doesn't bring the whole system down but it seems not....
Forum: Commuter Services 16-12-2008, 20:50
Replies: 48
Views: 16,167
Posted By robdrysdale
All I can say, speaking from experience tonight...

All I can say, speaking from experience tonight is that the O2/The Point is back with a vengeance.

Brought Dublin traffic to a complete standstill. Worst I've ever seen on the Coast Road in...
Forum: Commuter Services 23-10-2008, 12:40
Replies: 6
Views: 3,815
Posted By robdrysdale
No need for any new dwellings at the moment so no...

No need for any new dwellings at the moment so no need to complete the station.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-07-2008, 10:19
Replies: 9
Views: 2,786
Posted By robdrysdale
Yes you can get them replaced for free if the...

Yes you can get them replaced for free if the break. I'm on ticket number 3 since January. It's always a dodgy validator on Dublin Bus that breaks them. As said if it's Dublin Bus go to O'Connell...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 07-05-2008, 11:07
Replies: 25
Views: 10,699
Posted By robdrysdale
I was in Abbey Street shop one day changing my...

I was in Abbey Street shop one day changing my ticket. Information is provided by a surly lady reading directly out of the IE timetable book. Not exactly a good example of a modern information...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 24-04-2008, 16:42
Replies: 8
Views: 2,804
Posted By robdrysdale
A come on it's not that bad. Count yourself...

A come on it's not that bad. Count yourself lucky you don't live in Japan.

http://www.chilloutzone.de/files/08040701.html
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 16-04-2008, 17:06
Replies: 56
Views: 13,094
Posted By robdrysdale
I'd love to know how 7 x 8 carriage trains full...

I'd love to know how 7 x 8 carriage trains full of people are supposed to fit onto 4 (7 if you include 66x) x 90 ish seater No 66 Dublin Bus's (between 5pm and 7 pm):

Trains serving...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 11-04-2008, 10:04
Replies: 41
Views: 9,320
Posted By robdrysdale
Harmonstown. The entrance is hidden, halfway...

Harmonstown. The entrance is hidden, halfway down a lane way between 2 housing estates. The track is in a large trench along this stage. The platform walls and embankments have always been...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 10-01-2008, 15:22
Replies: 127
Views: 14,232
Posted By robdrysdale
This from fxcentre.com

This from fxcentre.com
Forum: DART 08-01-2008, 16:51
Replies: 17
Views: 7,347
Posted By robdrysdale
This is happening with a number of the combined...

This is happening with a number of the combined Bus & Rail yearly tickets issued by Irish rail for January. It's happening to 2 of us in my office so we sent a mail to Irish rail and got this...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 07-12-2007, 12:14
Replies: 17
Views: 4,992
Posted By robdrysdale
I know this is a Rail Users site. However, given...

I know this is a Rail Users site. However, given the high cost and inflexible workforce that IR have to work with, it's hardly surprising that priority is being given to roads. Roads may be slower...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 03-11-2007, 12:14
Replies: 19
Views: 6,074
Posted By robdrysdale
I discovered the reason for Drumcondra closure...

I discovered the reason for Drumcondra closure while passing through Connolly on a Dart this morning.

The 2 westerly tracks are being replaced from Connolly through to the curve onto the Maynooth...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 23-10-2007, 09:33
Replies: 3
Views: 1,543
Posted By robdrysdale
Apologies my orig post was a little short, was...

Apologies my orig post was a little short, was posting with mobile phone. A southbound dart sat down at Raheny station just as I arrived. Reports from other passengers of Brake Dust smell, so...
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