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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 01-11-2017, 09:33
Replies: 9
Views: 4,287
Posted By JohnnyBoy
I was obviously talking about information not...

I was obviously talking about information not being available. No reason this can not be provided in advance. I suppose if it doesn't appear until the day of the strike and disappears soon after,...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-10-2017, 08:14
Replies: 9
Views: 4,287
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Any reason why it's a secret (when they're up...

Any reason why it's a secret (when they're up front regarding non-monthly/yearly ticket holders being affected by the strike)?
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 25-10-2017, 10:41
Replies: 9
Views: 4,287
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Can't see any mention of that on the IE website....

Can't see any mention of that on the IE website. How will these vouchers be distributed? Is there some sort of application process?
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 24-10-2017, 13:54
Replies: 9
Views: 4,287
Posted By JohnnyBoy
So are IE going to compensate holders of...

So are IE going to compensate holders of commuters or will we just be given the finger like usual?
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 28-03-2017, 15:46
Replies: 38
Views: 8,539
Posted By JohnnyBoy
By which time BE will be in examinership.

By which time BE will be in examinership.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 28-03-2017, 08:47
Replies: 38
Views: 8,539
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Yeah so having realised that a): the vast...

Yeah so having realised that a): the vast majority don't care and b): their actions are about to drive BE into extinction, they try to strangle the country. Bad news folks, when that was done in the...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 14-03-2017, 10:10
Replies: 20
Views: 5,873
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Wherever they are is inaccessible to the public....

Wherever they are is inaccessible to the public. Perhaps they have a lot of paperwork to do.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 13-03-2017, 11:43
Replies: 20
Views: 5,873
Posted By JohnnyBoy
No idea where the staff live but there is nobody...

No idea where the staff live but there is nobody around and the office is locked except for 10-15 minutes before a train arrival. It's actually the schedule you posted that's just not true (imagine...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 09-03-2017, 11:30
Replies: 20
Views: 5,873
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Eh... there's nobody in the Edgeworthstown ticket...

Eh... there's nobody in the Edgeworthstown ticket office for most of the day. It opens about ten minutes before a train arrives.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 24-11-2016, 09:32
Replies: 7
Views: 5,034
Posted By JohnnyBoy
So IE have no guidelines on appropriate load for...

So IE have no guidelines on appropriate load for specific models? I find that staggering.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-11-2016, 09:58
Replies: 7
Views: 5,034
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Overcrowding

Does anybody know at what point trains would be considered to be dangerously overcrowded?
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 08-11-2016, 10:03
Replies: 57
Views: 18,029
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Can't see any reason why parking permits couldn't...

Can't see any reason why parking permits couldn't be issued to ticket holders. It wouldn't be that big of a technological feat to have ticket machines that could read travel tickets and issue parking...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 15-09-2016, 12:54
Replies: 21
Views: 6,643
Posted By JohnnyBoy
But isn't the intercity stock that he's seeing...

But isn't the intercity stock that he's seeing simply the intercity trains that come through on that line (from Sligo and Longford)?
Or is he saying that they are using intercity stock for runs that...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 15-09-2016, 09:55
Replies: 21
Views: 6,643
Posted By JohnnyBoy
I may be misunderstanding the OP but where should...

I may be misunderstanding the OP but where should the intercity trains be? Is there some other line they can use?
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 24-02-2016, 10:00
Replies: 0
Views: 3,241
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Well there's a first

Me posting a comment that's not a complaint.
Well done and thanks to the driver of this morning's 5:40 from Longford. He could have waited for somebody to come and clear the frozen barrier but when...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 03-02-2016, 10:31
Replies: 3
Views: 3,160
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Bleugh... cold and noisy. At least the...

Bleugh... cold and noisy. At least the punctuality seems to have improved in the morning.
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 02-02-2016, 10:50
Replies: 3
Views: 3,160
Posted By JohnnyBoy
29Ks in the morning

So, first week back on the train and both today and yesterday, they ran 29K as the first service ex Longford. Anybody know if this is standard now or if it's an aberration (I seem to remember the...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 01-02-2016, 15:26
Replies: 8
Views: 3,720
Posted By JohnnyBoy
In fairness to the guy in Edgeworthstown, he...

In fairness to the guy in Edgeworthstown, he wasn't being unhelpful, he just didn't know (probably never had to deal with them).
If the information on the web regarding leap cards was up to date, I...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 01-02-2016, 10:37
Replies: 8
Views: 3,720
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Kinda sad that I had to ask here (and some...

Kinda sad that I had to ask here (and some colleagues) to get that information. Asked in Edgeworthstown, Connolly (at the information desk no less) and Longford.

The answers were (in order):

1):...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 27-01-2016, 13:58
Replies: 8
Views: 3,720
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Thanks Berneyarms!

Thanks Berneyarms!
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 27-01-2016, 13:12
Replies: 8
Views: 3,720
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Leap cards for Edgeworthstown

So, I'm back on the train again (don't ask) and I've bought a monthly ticket through the taxsaver scheme in work. What's arrived is a leap card. All well and good but the leap card website (which is...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 04-11-2013, 12:00
Replies: 148
Views: 37,869
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Well, after using I.E.'s 'services' for over ten...

Well, after using I.E.'s 'services' for over ten years the current moves have finally pushed me out. It is now quicker for me to drive as to get the train (probably to be expected but when I take...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 24-10-2013, 14:33
Replies: 13
Views: 5,796
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Most train are 'defined' as being on time i.e. in...

Most train are 'defined' as being on time i.e. in Iarnrodland where ten minutes late is still on time. As somebody who has gotten most of the trains that run weekdays on the Dublin-Sligo line, I can...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 24-10-2013, 10:32
Replies: 13
Views: 5,796
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Given that, on the Sligo line, around 80% of the...

Given that, on the Sligo line, around 80% of the passengers get on and off between Dublin and Longford (inclusive) that makes their statistics both meaninglesss and worthless (though I suppose as a...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 23-10-2013, 13:40
Replies: 33
Views: 11,754
Posted By JohnnyBoy
Curious why the OP didn't notify someone in any...

Curious why the OP didn't notify someone in any of the stations that they passed through. There's always somebody on the platform. He could have easily gotten their attention.
There again, the OP...
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