Originally Posted by comcor
I know Irish Rail like to pretend that the reason for higher fares is because of things like double-tracking, but Cork-Cobh is double tracked, while Cork-Midleton is single-track beyond Glounethaune.
All routes countrywide should be double-tracked, from a safety aspect, let alone a comfort one. It should be standard procedure. The idea that customers should have to pay for the convenience of a double track is outrageous.