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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 27-01-2011, 22:33
Replies: 60
Views: 23,558
Posted By CSL
Is it even worth asking about an earlier outbound...

Is it even worth asking about an earlier outbound 0600 Heuston-Cork ? If you want to do business in Limerick or Cork and get the train you won't get in before 0905 into Colbert, and around 1000 into...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 07-12-2009, 22:16
Replies: 347
Views: 170,495
Posted By CSL
1200 Dublin Mallow Enterprise on Sat. 5...

1200 Dublin Mallow Enterprise on Sat. 5 December 2009.

Booked a first class single [ 54.00 single + 20.00 fc supplement ] ... Sigh.... too bloody expensive for what you get.

Train left on...
Forum: Commuter Services 08-06-2009, 13:32
Replies: 82
Views: 32,936
Posted By CSL
what if the first morning Enterprise started...

what if the first morning Enterprise started from Midleton ?

Sounds like a simple solution.
Forum: Commuter Services 14-05-2009, 17:12
Replies: 16
Views: 4,187
Posted By CSL
Ask the rentaguards for ther PSA badges for a...

Ask the rentaguards for ther PSA badges for a laugh.
Forum: Luas Discussion 14-05-2009, 17:11
Replies: 2
Views: 1,786
Posted By CSL
What happens here [ from a location very very...

What happens here [ from a location very very very close ] is that certain undesirable elements who are substance abusers go into the derelict building here, and because they are cold, light a fire....
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 10-05-2009, 14:09
Replies: 119
Views: 25,099
Posted By CSL
or, when I buy my ticket to Heuston the guy can...

or, when I buy my ticket to Heuston the guy can say " You'll need the ticket to get through the barriers" or the machine can flash up "Please retain your ticket to exit the barriers at Heuston" ....
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-05-2009, 11:26
Replies: 119
Views: 25,099
Posted By CSL
a: the rules can be changed. b: hitherto, as...

a: the rules can be changed.

b: hitherto, as you got off the train in Heuston you could throw the ticket in the bin in the vestibule on the way out. It's not the change itself I'm objecting, to...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 07-05-2009, 18:45
Replies: 119
Views: 25,099
Posted By CSL
so why can't they just change the announcements...

so why can't they just change the announcements on the train ?

"Please retain your ticket to allow exit through the barriers"
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 05-05-2009, 16:38
Replies: 119
Views: 25,099
Posted By CSL
I'd like to complain about this. I got the...

I'd like to complain about this.

I got the 14:52 Mallow-Heuston. It was only by the grace of God I'd remembered to bring my ticket, normally bin it.

No announcement of barriers on the train at...
Forum: Dublin Kerry 31-03-2009, 11:08
Replies: 19
Views: 12,469
Posted By CSL
isn't that historically because Limerick-Tralee...

isn't that historically because Limerick-Tralee used to be the mainline ? and it was just a goods branch off to Killarney on that line
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 12-03-2009, 23:54
Replies: 119
Views: 25,099
Posted By CSL
yes was in there yesterday and a gang unloading...

yes was in there yesterday and a gang unloading machines from the lorry in the concourse .... looks like somebody wants to make it look like Paddington.
Forum: Dublin Limerick 08-02-2009, 17:32
Replies: 1
Views: 4,894
Posted By CSL
Limerick and Back 6th/7th Feb

13:25 on Friday to Limerick.

3-car 28k absolutely jammed and not much standing room. until we got to Thurles. Why don't IE look at seat sales and put on a six-car if it's going to be full or a Mk3,...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 06-01-2009, 18:23
Replies: 6
Views: 3,496
Posted By CSL
I think it is time to remind Iarnrod Eireann that...

I think it is time to remind Iarnrod Eireann that the Christmas and New Year is over so can we have full length trains back please
Forum: Dublin Belfast 16-12-2008, 13:25
Replies: 19
Views: 12,946
Posted By CSL
fairly regular between Dublin and Limerick O2...

fairly regular between Dublin and Limerick

O2 better than Voda with Mobile broadband,

both have seem to have a massive dark space north of Portlaoise to the Dublin outskirts
Forum: Intercity and Regional 09-12-2008, 15:09
Replies: 347
Views: 170,495
Posted By CSL
which is easy to fix by having Newry the first...

which is easy to fix by having Newry the first stop.
Forum: Dublin Cork 25-08-2008, 13:50
Replies: 4
Views: 3,263
Posted By CSL
Followup : it got in at 1550 [ well that's when I...

Followup : it got in at 1550 [ well that's when I got my pickup call ] so the driver must have put the hammer down.

Don't know if they used the footbridge or the bay platform.
Forum: Dublin Cork 24-08-2008, 13:46
Replies: 4
Views: 3,263
Posted By CSL
Yep, the windshield was mentioned in the...

Yep, the windshield was mentioned in the conversation. I'm picking that person up later so I'll let the board know tonight.

Update : just got a phone call; that's exactly what happened, swap the...
Forum: Dublin Cork 24-08-2008, 13:31
Replies: 4
Views: 3,263
Posted By CSL
240808 1230 Ex Cork-Dublin problem

Well I think it's the 1230, someone just phoned me

Stopped at Ballybrophy apparently all passengers changing trains. Believed that the train in the other directions had rocks chucked at it ........
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-08-2008, 12:59
Replies: 21
Views: 8,249
Posted By CSL
Plenty of scope to put the hammer down on the...

Plenty of scope to put the hammer down on the cork-bound train and get there 10 mins earlier to avoid the issue.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 19-08-2008, 12:07
Replies: 8
Views: 3,484
Posted By CSL
why can't we do timetables like that ?

why can't we do timetables like that ?
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 17-08-2008, 11:32
Replies: 57
Views: 23,852
Posted By CSL
5 times CDE last month every time a trolley,...

5 times CDE last month every time a trolley, breakfast available too ex Dublin in the AM
Forum: Dublin Cork 22-07-2008, 10:53
Replies: 14
Views: 5,645
Posted By CSL
Oh I know the 22's do, but this is the...

Oh I know the 22's do, but this is the Dublin-Cork thread

and yes seats 5 and 6 on the non-loo end, but also there's sockets opposite the jax door which people are plugging into on a long lead,...
Forum: Dublin Cork 22-07-2008, 10:45
Replies: 1
Views: 3,117
Posted By CSL
mk4 loos

yesterday got the 1755 limerick->junction->dublin , picked up the train from Cork at the Junction [ about 1820 - what's that, the 1730 ex cork ? ]

unscheduled and unannounced stops at Portlaoise,...
Forum: Dublin Cork 22-07-2008, 10:39
Replies: 14
Views: 5,645
Posted By CSL
power points at each seat in first class. In...

power points at each seat in first class.

In other classes there are power sockets at each end of the carriage.


So people with laptops try and take the end seats, but for example on the...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 18-07-2008, 11:51
Replies: 1
Views: 3,517
Posted By CSL
I got the 0800 Cork Train, which took on all the...

I got the 0800 Cork Train, which took on all the inbounds of that train and didn't leave till 0820,

then stopped at all the commuter stations to drop off.

However, after the last commuter stop...
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