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Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 26-06-2018, 20:46
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By Jamie2k9
Unions refuse to train like they have...

Unions refuse to train like they have historically done. Now its compulsory so in effect they have made it worse for themselves.



Not true, unions haven't got anything new really part from...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 19-06-2018, 15:23
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Jamie2k9
Summer Service Cuts

http://www.irishrail.ie/news/rail-summer-timetable


Reported they wanted more cuts but NTA did not allow it.
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 15:09
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jamie2k9
No but if the incident ahead was dealt with...

No but if the incident ahead was dealt with swiftly there would not have been a major delay between 2 stations. Anytime there is anti social behavior on a train typical delays is 40-60 minutes at...
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 13:35
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jamie2k9
I agree fully about the communication.

I agree fully about the communication.
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 13:34
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jamie2k9
https://www.rte.ie/news/2018/0617/971144-rail-atta...

https://www.rte.ie/news/2018/0617/971144-rail-attacks/
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 10:46
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jamie2k9
I agree about the communication, I don't think it...

I agree about the communication, I don't think it would have stopped the incident where people walked the line. It may have delayed it but the reality here is guards are not classifying Irish Rail...
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 17-06-2018, 10:37
Replies: 20
Views: 1,100
Posted By Jamie2k9
Don't really buy the door issues, as you say the...

Don't really buy the door issues, as you say the obvious solution and done time and time again. Max 15 minute delay.

What I have seen do the rounds and more believable is a fight or some sort broke...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 05-06-2018, 20:59
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Jamie2k9
Not a major difference between IE and the UK...

Not a major difference between IE and the UK operators, all tried to implement a schedule that was never workable. Management in complete denial or expected to get away with it.

The only difference...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 01-06-2018, 13:23
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Jamie2k9
4 car is 264 seated. Inniskeen are your...

4 car is 264 seated. Inniskeen are your passenger estimates reliable because I was always under the impression it they needed to run a 7 car instead of the usual 4 car. Student traffic should be...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 29-05-2018, 20:53
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Jamie2k9
It is a capacity issue, the 13.00 cannot cope...

It is a capacity issue, the 13.00 cannot cope with a 4 ICR due to overcrowding hence the 2900 is used instead.
Forum: Dublin Sligo 27-05-2018, 21:40
Replies: 22
Views: 997
Posted By Jamie2k9
You are wasting your time complaining, its been a...

You are wasting your time complaining, its been a 2900 for years however was briefly replaced by a 22000 for a few months but I guess numbers exceeded capacity.

The Mark IV are not available...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 26-05-2018, 14:40
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By Jamie2k9
Full service to resume tomorrow morning.

Full service to resume tomorrow morning.
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 22-05-2018, 17:45
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jamie2k9
I'm sorry if IE really wanted to add another...

I'm sorry if IE really wanted to add another service they could find rolling stock however its currently to costly to add an extra service but its not impossible.
Forum: All stops to Thurles 15-05-2018, 20:22
Replies: 63
Views: 18,579
Posted By Jamie2k9
Well driver training has only started and if IE...

Well driver training has only started and if IE expect the DART not to start until September/October then Maynooth/GCD won't happen before then either.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 15-05-2018, 20:20
Replies: 5
Views: 499
Posted By Jamie2k9
Clongiffin has been nothing but trouble since it...

Clongiffin has been nothing but trouble since it opened, complete suspension of service post 20.00 should be in place indifferently. If you visited the station you would see its destroyed.
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 09-05-2018, 21:17
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jamie2k9
Perhaps but I think the research would conclude...

Perhaps but I think the research would conclude another service wouldn't make a massive amount of difference to usage.

The council should work with the NTA to make the case as they will be funding...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 09-05-2018, 00:50
Replies: 15
Views: 1,041
Posted By Jamie2k9
While service levels are not great off peak, peak...

While service levels are not great off peak, peak service is comparable with most of the network (South of Graystones). Commuter towns on Sligo and Waterford have up to 4 service by 10.00, Rosslare...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 04-05-2018, 13:45
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Jamie2k9
Well, a Dublin central capital spend will end any...

Well, a Dublin central capital spend will end any Goverment in power. I also don't think you can compare the M20 to this. Given the level of fatalities on the road a new road is needed and it just...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 04-05-2018, 10:55
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Jamie2k9
Don't fully agree, now that PPT has happened, you...

Don't fully agree, now that PPT has happened, you can travel from a to b with one or two changes. DU wouldn't of reduced the number of changes very much.

Costs v Usage just don't add up. A Metro...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 01-05-2018, 18:29
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By Jamie2k9
Its not as urgent as we were lead to believe back...

Its not as urgent as we were lead to believe back in the boom. Once the 10 minute DART starts there is no immediate need to more than double capacity. They will squeeze in any extra commuter...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 18-04-2018, 16:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,470
Posted By Jamie2k9
Driver training to resume after the company...

Driver training to resume after the company agreed to review driver hours/efficiencies.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 17-04-2018, 21:58
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By Jamie2k9
They actually do one or two 5 + 5 per day but...

They actually do one or two 5 + 5 per day but more often than not its usually a 4/3 + 5.

They are currently installing the old passenger info screens. Considering how new the main displays at the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 16-04-2018, 20:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Jamie2k9
They removed any destination which is not on a...

They removed any destination which is not on a particular route. Why I have no idea.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 16-04-2018, 20:46
Replies: 8
Views: 923
Posted By Jamie2k9
Most foot bridges are protected from the weather....

Most foot bridges are protected from the weather. I am going to assume the high capacity lifts are like those you see in airports or on the Tube.

A subway would likely cost more as a lift would...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 26-03-2018, 17:11
Replies: 22
Views: 4,205
Posted By Jamie2k9
4 months into a timetable and they still have not...

4 months into a timetable and they still have not updated the on board PA. Its the height of laziness at this stage. They have updated Cork station announcements by Michael Comyn to reflect the...
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