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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 17-04-2008, 17:47
Replies: 10
Views: 12,421
Posted By kevin
Thanks to whoever in IE fixed the departures...

Thanks to whoever in IE fixed the departures screen.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 11-04-2008, 12:23
Replies: 10
Views: 12,421
Posted By kevin
Arrivals/Depature screens in Heuston

As you enter Heuston from the Luas the pair of screens at the left hand side of the entrance have been showing a screensaver for the last week or so.

While it's nice to see the IE logo and pictures...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-03-2008, 18:15
Replies: 11
Views: 4,059
Posted By kevin
Angry What was the point?

of putting posters up all over Heuston telling people to reserve their seats because it's a busy weekend.

Why could Irish Rail not hold up their half of the bargain and actually mark the bloody...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 13-02-2008, 13:41
Replies: 9
Views: 6,643
Posted By kevin
Coverage in the local...

Coverage in the local paper

http://www.carlow-nationalist.ie/news/story/?trs=mhmhgbmhid
Forum: Dublin Waterford 12-02-2008, 09:47
Replies: 9
Views: 6,643
Posted By kevin
Checked with Customer service in Heuston this...

Checked with Customer service in Heuston this morning.

17:35 cancelled again today.

Passengers should get the 17:45 Westport train which will stop at Newbridge and they promise that today they...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 11-02-2008, 19:29
Replies: 9
Views: 6,643
Posted By kevin
Stopped in inchicore...."trains running in...

Stopped in inchicore...."trains running in advance"

insult to injury :rolleyes:

How do cancelled trains count for refunds?

... now there's a train with difficulties in advance, don't know how long...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 11-02-2008, 19:17
Replies: 9
Views: 6,643
Posted By kevin
11/2/08 - Heuston -> waterford

The 18:25 just left heuston, 50 mins late due to 'operational difficulties'

There were a load of extra passengers as I don't think the 17:35 actually ran.

Are cork troubles spreading...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 08-02-2008, 19:27
Replies: 13
Views: 5,881
Posted By kevin
I use mine daily on the 92 and 46E to Nassau...

I use mine daily on the 92 and 46E to Nassau street and never had any strange looks from the drivers.
Forum: Dublin Limerick 14-12-2007, 13:10
Replies: 4
Views: 5,464
Posted By kevin
Lots of missing or over an hour delayed inbound...

Lots of missing or over an hour delayed inbound trains in Heuton last night.

Reason given was a bridge strike near Newbridge.

18:00 to cork left - 30mins late
18:25 to Waterford - 35mins...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 13-12-2007, 06:40
Replies: 7
Views: 3,045
Posted By kevin
The Waterford line timetable omits the Adamstown...

The Waterford line timetable omits the Adamstown stop from the 06:30 Carlow-Heuston.

It is included in the Online version.
Forum: Dublin Cork 03-12-2007, 14:45
Replies: 42
Views: 16,041
Posted By kevin
Platform 5

Queuing and boarding are now done from about half way up the side of platform 5 so you could see how someone who hasn't been to Heuston in a while might not find this new gate.

You see a lot of...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 27-11-2007, 15:23
Replies: 0
Views: 4,392
Posted By kevin
27/11/2007 - Delays due to train failure

The 09:30 Heuston-Waterford failed near kilkenny.

The 10:45 Waterford-Heuston arrived at 14:50 ish. They were out on the platform handing out the refund forms.

The 13:15 Waterford-Heuston was...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 15-11-2007, 07:43
Replies: 7
Views: 7,595
Posted By kevin
They were out again last night and this morning....

They were out again last night and this morning. /me feels targeted :)

I know they can stop you boarding a train but do they rules allow them to prevent you from leaving the station?
Forum: Dublin Waterford 08-11-2007, 11:50
Replies: 7
Views: 7,595
Posted By kevin
Revenue Protection Unit

The Revenue protection unit were camped out in Carlow station last night, and again for the 07:24 this morning.

Checking tickets and counting passenger numbers.

Not something I've seen before. (in...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 06-11-2007, 07:48
Replies: 4
Views: 5,236
Posted By kevin
The machine has been replaced and is working...

The machine has been replaced and is working again (06/11/07)

kevin
Forum: Dublin Waterford 26-10-2007, 17:21
Replies: 0
Views: 4,649
Posted By kevin
Reserved seating - 26/10/07 - Heuston-Waterford

Another successfull implementation of reserved seating.

There are 2 'A' carriages on this train. The one that I thought I was booking is the front one that shares with First.

However the one the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 23-10-2007, 08:41
Replies: 103
Views: 27,180
Posted By kevin
extra, or just a change of time?

extra, or just a change of time?
Forum: Dublin Waterford 22-10-2007, 10:03
Replies: 4
Views: 5,236
Posted By kevin
I'd say they were there for a while, they tried...

I'd say they were there for a while, they tried each side and the top before finally getting it open.

It's a very isolated spot, the nearest house is probably 300m away.

Note on the front this...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 22-10-2007, 08:40
Replies: 12
Views: 7,991
Posted By kevin
Arrived in Heuston only 10 minutes late (so about...

Arrived in Heuston only 10 minutes late (so about the usual time :rolleyes: )

Reason given on arrival was "due to unforseen circumstances beyond our control"

kevin
Forum: Dublin Waterford 22-10-2007, 07:07
Replies: 4
Views: 5,236
Posted By kevin
22/10/2007 - Ticket machine @ Carlow out of order

The machine was broken into over the weekend and a small sum of money stolen.

Probably all on CCTV so shouldn't take the Gardaí long to figure out who did it.

kevin
Forum: Dublin Waterford 22-10-2007, 07:04
Replies: 12
Views: 7,991
Posted By kevin
06:10 Waterford-Heuston - Ongoing delays

22/10/2007 - Train was 1/2 hour delayed by the time it reached Carlow.

No reason given for the delay.

However, In Carlow the manager organised free Tea/Coffee from the station shop for delayed...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 19-10-2007, 14:28
Replies: 7
Views: 2,668
Posted By kevin
They got replaced with "Students are...

They got replaced with "Students are sheep" or something
Forum: Dublin Waterford 17-10-2007, 07:04
Replies: 18
Views: 9,762
Posted By kevin
17/10/2007

Train was 15+ mins late arriving at Carlow.
Kildare at 08:14
Newbridge at 08:22
Heuston at 08:52 (good recovery)

The issues this week seem to be mostly related to door failures in the set running...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 16-10-2007, 20:36
Replies: 18
Views: 9,762
Posted By kevin
Unhappy We got moved to platform 8 to stop the queue from...

We got moved to platform 8 to stop the queue from clogging up the main concourse.

Obviously zero thought went into removing the root cause of the queue. The inability to get that Galway train turned...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 16-10-2007, 20:33
Replies: 18
Views: 9,762
Posted By kevin
http://forum.platform11.org/showthread.php?t=2898 ...

http://forum.platform11.org/showthread.php?t=2898

That was one of the days that sparked the Nationalist article. The story as told to me by the ticket checker (in person, not announced) was that the...
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