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Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 03-04-2019, 13:16
Replies: 2
Views: 2,588
Posted By Sealink
It's started. Really enjoyed the UK version,...

It's started. Really enjoyed the UK version, Irish one is shaping up to be excellent. Geoff is really struggling with pronouncing some of the stations!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQko5prGu5A
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 11-12-2017, 00:56
Replies: 13
Views: 5,843
Posted By Sealink
I notice the Rail Gourmet symbol is replaced by...

I notice the Rail Gourmet symbol is replaced by Carriage Cafe.

Change of provider?
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 27-09-2017, 11:32
Replies: 5
Views: 4,934
Posted By Sealink
Be careful what you wish for......

Be careful what you wish for... (http://www.croydonadvertiser.co.uk/news/croydon-news/revealed-astonishing-number-southern-rail-491909)
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 19-08-2017, 19:33
Replies: 50
Views: 11,257
Posted By Sealink
Think I could try it?...

Think I could try it?

https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4395/36504973092_966c236c6b_b.jpg
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 14-04-2013, 09:52
Replies: 10
Views: 7,392
Posted By Sealink
Would you not be wary of being given a Permit to...

Would you not be wary of being given a Permit to Travel with a past date on it? Unless it's not a date but a code?!
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 07-03-2013, 23:17
Replies: 9
Views: 2,115
Posted By Sealink
The UK is not a good example. Fining the train...

The UK is not a good example.
Fining the train companies in the UK has just led to padded timetables, trains not being held for late connecting services and er, the tax payer ultimately plays the...
Forum: Nenagh Line 27-01-2013, 14:22
Replies: 12
Views: 9,470
Posted By Sealink
Walk on fare €48 Thurles to Dublin is amazing...

Walk on fare €48 Thurles to Dublin is amazing value.
Or maybe walk-on UK fares are so outrageously high anything looks like a bargain!
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 28-12-2012, 22:27
Replies: 7
Views: 3,283
Posted By Sealink
Curious as to why the app wants access to my...

Curious as to why the app wants access to my contacts.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 16-12-2012, 12:31
Replies: 7
Views: 3,090
Posted By Sealink
Google Translate does pretty well all the same!

Google Translate does pretty well all the same!
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 01-12-2012, 14:47
Replies: 283
Views: 165,917
Posted By Sealink
Stena HSS returning to Dun Loaghaire next summer!...

Stena HSS returning to Dun Loaghaire next summer!

Was it not their intention to remove these vessels from traffic?
Good to see them back, even after 15 odd years they still look great....
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 15-11-2012, 20:02
Replies: 7
Views: 4,034
Posted By Sealink
The question is: just what do we want our...

The question is: just what do we want our railways to be?

Are they a public service, with social benefits that can't be quantified financially, or a transport provider driven by profit? One will...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 15-11-2012, 19:54
Replies: 32
Views: 15,571
Posted By Sealink
There used to be a Clonmel - Heuston service on...

There used to be a Clonmel - Heuston service on Sundays many years ago, iirc.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-10-2012, 20:44
Replies: 30
Views: 13,031
Posted By Sealink
It's Health and Safety gone mad! (not really, I'm...

It's Health and Safety gone mad! (not really, I'm sure there's good reasons).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=R_mEbgaanUo
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 22-10-2012, 11:12
Replies: 19
Views: 11,549
Posted By Sealink
I used this when I was in Donegal last month and...

I used this when I was in Donegal last month and it was a lifesaver.

One thing that I noticed - and this seems to be with ALL Journey Planners - is the difficulty of identifying the end destination....
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 30-08-2012, 08:07
Replies: 283
Views: 165,917
Posted By Sealink
Unlike other rail and sail offers, this one is...

Unlike other rail and sail offers, this one is actively promoted. I wonder if it's because it is very well integrated as this video shows? And it's a good revenue stream for Greater Anglia Trains,...
Forum: Nenagh Line 18-08-2012, 08:40
Replies: 35
Views: 14,722
Posted By Sealink
Should all rail services be profitable?

Should all rail services be profitable?
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 16-08-2012, 21:14
Replies: 283
Views: 165,917
Posted By Sealink
They have very little influence on the timetable,...

They have very little influence on the timetable, and First participate in Rail'n'Sail via the Great Western and ScotRail franchises.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 29-07-2012, 22:29
Replies: 26
Views: 8,836
Posted By Sealink
Except isn't CIE reporting a massive drop in...

Except isn't CIE reporting a massive drop in passengers has already happened?
Forum: Dublin Waterford 10-07-2012, 19:23
Replies: 18
Views: 14,090
Posted By Sealink
Thanks for explanation, I was rather shocked but...

Thanks for explanation, I was rather shocked but am sure that it happens with football trains here too.
Forum: Dublin Waterford 09-07-2012, 20:05
Replies: 18
Views: 14,090
Posted By Sealink
Am I reading this correctly? Trains in Ireland...

Am I reading this correctly? Trains in Ireland need to have security on board?
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 02-10-2011, 08:30
Replies: 4
Views: 2,733
Posted By Sealink
His comment was "...as entitled to proper...

His comment was "...as entitled to proper public transport as anyone else..."

An MP encouraging... campaigning for better rail services. Clearly out of his depth and needs to go. :rolleyes:
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 18-01-2011, 22:11
Replies: 9
Views: 1,990
Posted By Sealink
Goodness. Imagine a walk-up fare like that for a...

Goodness. Imagine a walk-up fare like that for a UK Intercity journey...!
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 24-08-2010, 21:50
Replies: 32
Views: 18,014
Posted By Sealink
Don't want to take this off topic, but have...

Don't want to take this off topic, but have "done" the Bilbao-San Sebastien route. Bayjaysus it's slow!!!!
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 08-08-2010, 11:52
Replies: 54
Views: 26,914
Posted By Sealink
I think it will be difficult to promote the route...

I think it will be difficult to promote the route as long as UK Rail Companies want to hide the super-cheap prices for RailSail tickets. (The question of why they have them at all if they don't want...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 25-05-2010, 19:23
Replies: 8
Views: 3,721
Posted By Sealink
It's the same here: London - Holyhead - Dublin...

It's the same here:

London - Holyhead - Dublin is £31.50 single, irrespective of time of travel.
London - Holyhead, on an anytime single is £127.00.
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