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Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 17-09-2019, 14:42
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By ThomasJ
Maybe they'll make the 19:00hrs Sligo Connolly an...

Maybe they'll make the 19:00hrs Sligo Connolly an all stops east of Maynooth :eek: That serves Maynooth at 21:25hrs
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 17-09-2019, 13:59
Replies: 8
Views: 398
Posted By ThomasJ
Yeah Irish rail have said on Twitter that they...

Yeah Irish rail have said on Twitter that they are awaiting confirmation . It looks like based on news reports it will be a 20:45 Connolly Mullingar.

Is the reason why this can be done because...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 01-01-2019, 03:31
Replies: 3
Views: 2,229
Posted By ThomasJ
Completely agree. There's a number of things...

Completely agree.

There's a number of things broombridge could do with at this stage.

Ticket machines
A few more card validators
A couple of porches
A timetable notice
Rtpi next train displays
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-12-2018, 17:08
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
Im looking forward to the new timetable starting...

Im looking forward to the new timetable starting tomorrow. The half hourly frequencies all day mon-fri upto 9, up to 7 Saturday upto 7 Sunday and the later Sunday trains up to 11pm. Vast...
Forum: Commuter Services 08-12-2018, 16:57
Replies: 2
Views: 3,393
Posted By ThomasJ
Yeah I'd have to agree with this . You could...

Yeah I'd have to agree with this .

You could also apply this to malahide-HJ and bray-greystones on the DART and the saggart part of the red line Luas and the broombridge part of the green line Luas...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-11-2018, 21:11
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
I'm loving the new Maynooth line timetable !

I'm loving the new Maynooth line timetable !
Forum: Commuter Services 17-10-2018, 13:57
Replies: 22
Views: 5,049
Posted By ThomasJ
Completely agree. It's a disgrace.

Completely agree. It's a disgrace.
Forum: Commuter Services 16-10-2018, 22:04
Replies: 22
Views: 5,049
Posted By ThomasJ
https://www.kildarenow.com/news/irish-rail-trying-...

https://www.kildarenow.com/news/irish-rail-trying-source-carriages-additional-fleet-capacity-maynooth-kildare-rail-lines/252966

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Forum: Commuter Services 15-10-2018, 10:06
Replies: 22
Views: 5,049
Posted By ThomasJ
In fairness, more often than not , people are not...

In fairness, more often than not , people are not able to board trains on the docklands M3 line, and where used in the Maynooth line and Wexford is struggling

Maybe this is more down to the trains...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-10-2018, 17:52
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
i get the feeling, they are trying to make sure...

i get the feeling, they are trying to make sure the 06.20 gets out of Connolly, Maynooth-bound at 7.05 to get to Maynooth in time so the 07.55 Maynooth Bray gets out of Maynooth on time.

seems to be...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-10-2018, 12:37
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
Is this definite? Irish rail said on twitter this...

Is this definite? Irish rail said on twitter this morning , this is on trial for a week.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 15-09-2018, 22:24
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
This is a tweeted video from an Ashtown user on...

This is a tweeted video from an Ashtown user on Saturday

https://twitter.com/soh1989/status/1040501340592656385?s=09

I do think this is worse than some of the DART pictures from the last week but...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-09-2018, 14:15
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
Given what happened on the Maynooth line this...

Given what happened on the Maynooth line this morning I would expect to see similar changes to services on that line.
Forum: Commuter Services 10-09-2018, 16:53
Replies: 3
Views: 4,028
Posted By ThomasJ
Unmitigated disaster!

I'm surprised that with Irish Rail proudly boasting about the new Dart timetable this morning on newstalk, noone has got on here to complain about what happened today. This included



...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 30-08-2018, 17:16
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
According to...

According to
http://www.irishrail.ie/media/14_m3_parkway-longford_1.pdf

Maynooth line services are going from GCD weekends? :confused:
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 30-08-2018, 13:01
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
An absolute joke of a timetable

An absolute joke of a timetable
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-08-2018, 09:02
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
Only the Sligo intercitys are online ATM It's...

Only the Sligo intercitys are online ATM

It's strange alright , I would have thought that Broombridge would be a better option . The cynic in me says it's linked to PPT.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 22-08-2018, 08:50
Replies: 64
Views: 15,872
Posted By ThomasJ
Most Sligo trains, inbound and outbound will...

Most Sligo trains, inbound and outbound will serve drumcondra in the new timetable .

Last departure from Connolly will be at 19.15
Forum: Drogheda-Balbriggan-Skerries-Donabate Line 16-06-2018, 09:36
Replies: 20
Views: 6,126
Posted By ThomasJ
What the hell happened in malahide last night?

I can't get over reports on twitter that there were DARTs running at a snails pace this morning alongside people walking the tracks. Doors being cut open and people getting home to Dundalk at 4am...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 30-05-2018, 21:20
Replies: 22
Views: 4,987
Posted By ThomasJ
The issue is, if there are more than 280 on...

The issue is, if there are more than 280 on board, there's not much standing room.

I have done it before and i can tell You it is not a nice experience standing on a 22k. It's far better standing...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 28-05-2018, 11:49
Replies: 22
Views: 4,987
Posted By ThomasJ
Icrs should not be used on m3 parkway. They don't...

Icrs should not be used on m3 parkway. They don't have the capacity and are known to leave passengers on that line on the platform as theres no space on board.

Direct switch
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 06-03-2018, 16:54
Replies: 0
Views: 3,042
Posted By ThomasJ
NTA announce new 139 route running Blanchardstown to Naas

Starting from Monday 12th March 2018, a new bus service will run from Blanchardstown IT to Naas via Blanchardstown Centre, Ongar, Leixlip, Maynooth, clane and Naas.

It will serve both Leixlip Louisa...
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 22-02-2018, 13:41
Replies: 0
Views: 2,878
Posted By ThomasJ
oops!

So Irish Rail sent internal policy documents on equity and diversity at work, social media and protection disclosures to (what has to be presumed to be) irish rail customers this morning.

Someones...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 16-02-2018, 16:31
Replies: 62
Views: 14,064
Posted By ThomasJ
Could they not just use the hybrids as diesel on...

Could they not just use the hybrids as diesel on the heuston /ppt side
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 16-02-2018, 15:02
Replies: 62
Views: 14,064
Posted By ThomasJ
The map on page 55 of the strategy document...

The map on page 55 of the strategy document refers mentions that all of the DART lines will use hybrid Diesel/Electricity trains,
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