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Forum: Luas Discussion 26-04-2008, 14:14
Replies: 34
Views: 12,129
Posted By packetswitch
Any chance that debit cards (AIB Maestro in...

Any chance that debit cards (AIB Maestro in particular) will start to work? Or is that too much to hope for?
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 17-04-2008, 22:25
Replies: 5
Views: 2,562
Posted By packetswitch
Nurse!

Nurse!
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 13-02-2008, 17:42
Replies: 8
Views: 3,004
Posted By packetswitch
Transcript will be up in 1-3 days. It's slower...

Transcript will be up in 1-3 days. It's slower for committees than for the Houses.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 29-01-2008, 15:01
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By packetswitch
I hope it reached its destination on time ;)

I hope it reached its destination on time ;)
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 29-01-2008, 13:48
Replies: 35
Views: 6,027
Posted By packetswitch
I don't understand how it is market pricing on...

I don't understand how it is market pricing on *return* tickets. The person who buys the cheap ticket from Limerick to Dublin still has to make a journey from Dublin to Limerick.

Limerick to Dublin...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 29-01-2008, 09:53
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By packetswitch
They did have an IÉ spokesperson (Jane something...

They did have an IÉ spokesperson (Jane something I think). Should be up on the RTÉ website later. To make her bad morning worse, they hit her with the Dublin-country vs country-Dublin fare...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 29-01-2008, 08:55
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By packetswitch
I presume they mean the 6.25pm as otherwise they...

I presume they mean the 6.25pm as otherwise they were doing time travel to make the 7pm to Cork!

This story is on Morning Ireland too. Oh if there's a God someone from IÉ will be on to defend this....
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 26-01-2008, 20:01
Replies: 43
Views: 34,378
Posted By packetswitch
On the point of principle, though, Mark and gng...

On the point of principle, though, Mark and gng raise an important issue. While it's great that new stations can come out of new development, if you can't access the publicly-owned railway service...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 22-01-2008, 22:51
Replies: 9
Views: 2,254
Posted By packetswitch
I want that on a T-shirt! (Great article)

I want that on a T-shirt!

(Great article)
Forum: Intercity and Regional 20-01-2008, 20:23
Replies: 1
Views: 2,063
Posted By packetswitch
There Are No Trains Approaching Dublin Heuston..

Checked the Intercity realtime arrivals board just now and here's what I got - now I know that there are trains on the way into Heuston (just spoke to someone about to arrive) so why is this?
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 16-01-2008, 13:12
Replies: 8
Views: 4,809
Posted By packetswitch
The only reason that we can't get a train out of...

The only reason that we can't get a train out of Dublin to Co. Wicklow is a shift pattern? I thought shift patterns served the needs of transport policy rather than the other way around?

Does the...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 12-01-2008, 11:26
Replies: 77
Views: 14,245
Posted By packetswitch
Seriously? Wow! Especially compared to €1.75...

Seriously? Wow!



Especially compared to €1.75 with RailGourment (aka RailGimmeMoney) on IÉ....
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 11-01-2008, 17:53
Replies: 5
Views: 1,618
Posted By packetswitch
I think you're both right. It seems that: 1....

I think you're both right. It seems that:

1. CIÉ refused access to the RPA (i.e. what actually happened). (Derek's post and the newspaper article)
2. The correct legal position appears to be that...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 11-01-2008, 10:46
Replies: 77
Views: 14,245
Posted By packetswitch
At least the website notice has a little more...

At least the website notice has a little more detail than the old style - Mark's ongoing battle seems to be having an impact!
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 08-01-2008, 19:32
Replies: 127
Views: 14,454
Posted By packetswitch
That theory did occur to me today. Any word...

That theory did occur to me today. Any word (official or unofficial) on Dempsey's reaction?
Forum: Dublin Belfast 07-01-2008, 10:51
Replies: 40
Views: 12,514
Posted By packetswitch
They can hardly talk after last week's mess. I...

They can hardly talk after last week's mess. I was in Coventry and the rants by the locals about how Network Rail made a complete cock-up of engineering work were quite spectacular. Oh, the...
Forum: Dublin Belfast 07-01-2008, 10:26
Replies: 40
Views: 12,514
Posted By packetswitch
The legal situation in NI is very strange - the...

The legal situation in NI is very strange - the million and one Acts in relation to the 'British' railway system don't apply and thus some of the 19th century stuff is still on the books. ...
Forum: Dublin Belfast 04-01-2008, 00:24
Replies: 40
Views: 12,514
Posted By packetswitch
Went to Belfast last weekend. Took the bus, €22...

Went to Belfast last weekend. Took the bus, €22 return, under 2.5 hours each way. Depart Busáras, via the tunnel and the airport, and ends up at the Europa bus station (dead handy for most of...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 26-12-2007, 15:45
Replies: 14
Views: 2,791
Posted By packetswitch
Interesting rant in the (London)...

Interesting rant in the (London) Times...

"The next train on Platform 2 is in 58 hours"
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/libby_purves/article3095381.ece

Of course, the problem...
Forum: Dublin Belfast 18-12-2007, 15:38
Replies: 18
Views: 5,584
Posted By packetswitch
http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2007...

http://icanhascheezburger.files.wordpress.com/2007/09/128298057409532500nupaintjob.jpg
Forum: Dublin Waterford 18-12-2007, 15:35
Replies: 6
Views: 12,146
Posted By packetswitch
Overwhelming mandate for causing physical harm to...

Overwhelming mandate for causing physical harm to Mr. Gleeson.
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 17-12-2007, 23:26
Replies: 3
Views: 1,563
Posted By packetswitch
Aye, I was just about to say that. I had a...

Aye, I was just about to say that. I had a dreadful cheeseburger there about ten days ago. But I just, in the great Irish tradition, said nothing and got my train.

This story tells us though, as...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-12-2007, 17:46
Replies: 4
Views: 1,965
Posted By packetswitch
Online terms and conditions

Tickets booked online (which are reserved seats) have the following information supplied.



Now. I've done this a couple of times recently. But here are my two questions:

1 - what does 'similar'...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 08-12-2007, 14:41
Replies: 6
Views: 4,114
Posted By packetswitch
As far as I can figure out it's a clever way to...

As far as I can figure out it's a clever way to add extra services given that trains need to start and finish from a certain point and we still only have one track with limited crossing points. But...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 08-12-2007, 12:10
Replies: 8
Views: 2,261
Posted By packetswitch
There is absolutely no justification for...

There is absolutely no justification for requiring passengers with seat reservations to queue. None whatsoever. When is this going to be understood? You are told when you make a reservation that...
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