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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion Yesterday, 23:33
Replies: 7
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Posted By Jamie2k9
Goverment only paying 60 million towards...

Goverment only paying 60 million towards infrastructure. If it all comes off it will be excellent value for money and a true transport hub.

See...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion Yesterday, 11:37
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By Jamie2k9
As part of the relocation, 12 million will be...

As part of the relocation, 12 million will be spent on the rock face. The project is not anything to do with Irish Rail (no funding/design) but they support it. The plan is Goverment are giving...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 12-08-2018, 22:29
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By Jamie2k9
Limerick J will be like Kildare and have 3...

Limerick J will be like Kildare and have 3 running lines between both platforms (loop up), (up fast) and (down fast). Access to the current main platform will be maintained after the new one is...
Forum: DART 12-08-2018, 13:45
Replies: 5
Views: 167
Posted By Jamie2k9
Trains mentioned for 26th are the ones which...

Trains mentioned for 26th are the ones which require a reservation and no tickets will be available on the day for mentioned services. Not sure whats complicated by the announcement.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 07-08-2018, 12:36
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By Jamie2k9
Failures happen but I would hate to see such a...

Failures happen but I would hate to see such a ban imposed. They largely only run weekends and usually against peak flow of traffic so disruption isn't significant.

The issue is the time to clear a...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 02-08-2018, 11:10
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Jamie2k9
They would havw a lot of data journeys made via...

They would havw a lot of data journeys made via online, annual and TMv transactions. The Portlaoise commuter just demonstrates connections. When there is Galway/Waterford/Cork services running the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-07-2018, 23:06
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Jamie2k9
No the 3.15 is Dublin-Cork line (excluding...

No the 3.15 is Dublin-Cork line (excluding Kildare-Park West), if it included Limerick/Tralee it would mean less than 2,000 traveling each way daily.

12 million total approx
Cork 3.150*
Limerick...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-07-2018, 19:56
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Jamie2k9
https://www.thecork.ie/2018/01/26/irish-rail-cork-...

https://www.thecork.ie/2018/01/26/irish-rail-cork-dublin-passenger-journeys-highest-on-record-in-2017/

Limerick-Dublin 900,000 up 7%
Limerick-Galway 134.000 up...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-07-2018, 19:47
Replies: 14
Views: 462
Posted By Jamie2k9
Waterford approx 1.266m (+6% year on year). ...

Waterford approx 1.266m (+6% year on year). Belfast/Rosslare will likely be under the million mark.
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 26-06-2018, 20:46
Replies: 2
Views: 723
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: 802
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: 1,400
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: 1,400
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: 1,400
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: 1,400
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: 1,400
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: 1,195
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: 1,195
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: 1,195
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: 1,195
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: 1,115
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: 1,229
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: 19,199
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: 619
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: 1,229
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...
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