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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-05-2019, 22:13
Replies: 40
Views: 18,961
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: 69
Views: 18,149
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: 40
Views: 18,961
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: 69
Views: 18,149
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: 40
Views: 18,961
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: 40
Views: 18,961
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, 09:52
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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, 14:25
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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, 08:46
Replies: 26
Views: 9,694
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, 09:29
Replies: 26
Views: 9,694
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, 10:32
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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, 21:11
Replies: 40
Views: 18,961
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, 12:53
Replies: 40
Views: 18,961
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, 04:52
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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, 14:16
Replies: 20
Views: 4,771
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: 69
Views: 18,149
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: 11,824
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, 12:00
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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, 14:03
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
Posted By Goods
good read

http://www.irishrail.ie/media/irishrail_28febfinal_part21.pdf
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 11-09-2018, 11:27
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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, 09:22
Replies: 33
Views: 11,824
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, 05:41
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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, 16:04
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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, 10:33
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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, 19:06
Replies: 69
Views: 18,149
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...
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