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Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-11-2015, 12:05
Replies: 12
Views: 5,341
Posted By hoopsheff
Especially seeing as a lot of those stations...

Especially seeing as a lot of those stations arent really useable without driving to the station.

you add the parking charge to the ticket price, and its nearly as cheap (or cheaper) to drive to the...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 16-11-2015, 20:45
Replies: 0
Views: 2,111
Posted By hoopsheff
clamping

So the missus was unfortunately clamped today. She expected to get a reminder text from NCPS but they didnt bother. :mad:

While I understand its her responsibility to have a ticket the following...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 06-12-2013, 16:45
Replies: 3
Views: 3,450
Posted By hoopsheff
New timetables for 2014?

Can anybody definitively tell me if there are new timetables for Irish Rail coming out this month/early next year?

I asked at information desk in Heuston to be told firstly there is and then that...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 31-01-2013, 22:21
Replies: 48
Views: 42,140
Posted By hoopsheff
The demand problem will only get worse as they 1-...

The demand problem will only get worse as they
1- Increase fares
2- Increase parking charges
3- reduce services both from commuter stations and from Heuston to city centre.

The amount of people that...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 31-01-2013, 22:18
Replies: 48
Views: 42,140
Posted By hoopsheff
Jamie- You are correct. Please accept my...

Jamie- You are correct. Please accept my apologies. The 18.05 train is now the 18.10 train and should only stop at Adamstown. I took the 18.10 a couple of times after the timetable change and it...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 31-01-2013, 12:11
Replies: 11
Views: 10,714
Posted By hoopsheff
You can always go around to St Johns Road at the...

You can always go around to St Johns Road at the side of Heuston. MAny more buses go this way. At rush hour you can get an Xpresso that goes as far as Belfield.
Forum: All stops to Thurles 31-01-2013, 12:09
Replies: 48
Views: 42,140
Posted By hoopsheff
IR had planned that HHatch would be the starting...

IR had planned that HHatch would be the starting point for all DARTS to city centre and then onwards to Balbriggan. Maynooth was to be the same for DARTS to Dun Laoire /Greystones.

I guess that...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 31-01-2013, 12:04
Replies: 48
Views: 42,140
Posted By hoopsheff
Hi Mark The 17.55 is a non runner as i cant make...

Hi Mark

The 17.55 is a non runner as i cant make it from work for that. There is a feeder bus for this train.

18.10 service, while i can make this, there is no feeder bus for this service. Added to...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 30-01-2013, 11:05
Replies: 48
Views: 42,140
Posted By hoopsheff
i used to get the 7.42am from HHatch (this is now...

i used to get the 7.42am from HHatch (this is now gone) & 6.05 from Heuston home (this is also now gone). Alternatives take longer to do the same journey (seems to be a common complaing on this...
Forum: Commuter Services 21-01-2013, 11:07
Replies: 4
Views: 4,016
Posted By hoopsheff
its part of their plan to get people to use the...

its part of their plan to get people to use the park by text solution.

I forsee the ticket machine being either way more expensive or removed altogether in the near future.
Forum: All stops to Thurles 21-01-2013, 11:06
Replies: 48
Views: 42,140
Posted By hoopsheff
both the trains I usually get have been wiped off...

both the trains I usually get have been wiped off the timetable :(

7.40 from HHztch is gone as is 18.05 from heuston.
Feeder bus only goes now for the earlier train in both the morning and evening...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 16-01-2012, 16:36
Replies: 8
Views: 5,904
Posted By hoopsheff
shouldnt be paying parking fees at all its...

shouldnt be paying parking fees at all
its ridiculous :mad:

their daily rate increase by 50%

but nothing was said....when Barry Kenny was on Newstalk recently I queried why they are increasing...
Forum: Luas Discussion 16-01-2012, 16:33
Replies: 23
Views: 8,440
Posted By hoopsheff
:eek: and here was me thinking that they were...

:eek:

and here was me thinking that they were the green alternative!!
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 13-01-2012, 12:16
Replies: 306
Views: 177,509
Posted By hoopsheff
why is it not instant? seems a bit bizarre that...

why is it not instant? seems a bit bizarre that you have to wait 24hrs for credit to be applied to your account!


also is this the integrated ticketing I've heard so much about? seems to be just...
Forum: Luas Discussion 13-01-2012, 12:01
Replies: 23
Views: 8,440
Posted By hoopsheff
One of their reasons is for extra fuel costs...

One of their reasons is for extra fuel costs :eek:


I always thought that it was electric myself


The current economic recession has had a detrimental effect on the operating environment for all...
Forum: Luas Discussion 04-11-2011, 17:06
Replies: 28
Views: 14,160
Posted By hoopsheff
how so? (2) Where an authorised person observes...

how so?


(2) Where an authorised person observes an individual alighting from a light rail vehicle they may request that the individual produces a valid ticket for inspection on the stop...
Forum: Dublin Cork 26-10-2011, 11:58
Replies: 14
Views: 6,871
Posted By hoopsheff
gotta say the seat reservation thing drives me...

gotta say the seat reservation thing drives me nuts- i usually get a train that serves commuter stops as well as intercity stops. I buy an annual ticket (for commuter). Why should I not be allowed to...
Forum: Luas Discussion 26-10-2011, 11:51
Replies: 28
Views: 14,160
Posted By hoopsheff
so if u are seen getting off a tram but not on a...

so if u are seen getting off a tram but not on a platform they cant challenge you for a ticket?
Forum: Luas Discussion 25-10-2011, 14:11
Replies: 1
Views: 1,764
Posted By hoopsheff
Emergency doors

There was an incident on the Red line luas last night. The Luas came to the bridge(sean o'casey i think) at Heuston at about 17.50 (travelling in direction of tallaght). The Luas was stuck there for...
Forum: Luas Discussion 25-10-2011, 14:02
Replies: 28
Views: 14,160
Posted By hoopsheff
correct me if i'm reading this wrong...you can be...

correct me if i'm reading this wrong...you can be stopped for a ticket if they see you getting off a tram AND are at a platform (may request that the individual produces a valid ticket for inspection...
Forum: Luas Discussion 25-10-2011, 13:55
Replies: 1
Views: 1,685
Posted By hoopsheff
bit stupid that you cant enter the competition on...

bit stupid that you cant enter the competition on the luas website...you need to go to

www.Facebook.com/Luas

:mad:
Forum: All stops to Thurles 25-08-2011, 11:15
Replies: 11
Views: 7,436
Posted By hoopsheff
I've seen this happen before. Drivers have not...

I've seen this happen before. Drivers have not properly opened the doors.

Had this experience myself in HHatch (at about 8.30 at night coming from heuston)- doors wouldnt open...train started...
Forum: Commuter Services 05-04-2011, 11:21
Replies: 8
Views: 3,843
Posted By hoopsheff
somehow cant see drivers paying any attenntion to...

somehow cant see drivers paying any attenntion to this...otherwise every messer in the country would have the trains ground to a halt doing this
Forum: Commuter Services 04-02-2011, 10:20
Replies: 32
Views: 12,883
Posted By hoopsheff
Whats the story with the Rail & Luas...

Whats the story with the Rail & Luas tickets...are they going smart card too?

Fed up having to replace my ticket every few months (due to a variety of issues)!!
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 04-02-2011, 10:00
Replies: 60
Views: 22,771
Posted By hoopsheff
still no train from Heuston to Hazehatch between...

still no train from Heuston to Hazehatch between 17.15 and 18.05 ...u'd never believe thats peak travel time!! :mad:

why oh why can they not provide a proper commuter service as far as...
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