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Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 23-03-2018, 00:23
Replies: 8
Views: 4,034
Posted By essoII
Massive interchange at Glasnevin between...

Massive interchange at Glasnevin between MetroLink and the two IR lines seems like a good idea.

Is ridiculous that it was totally redesigned. Here's to three years in the planning black hole.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 10-07-2014, 11:23
Replies: 5
Views: 1,607
Posted By essoII
Quite a commendable achievement actually when you...

Quite a commendable achievement actually when you put it in that perspective.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 01-05-2014, 07:46
Replies: 1
Views: 2,684
Posted By essoII
"Irish Rail puts €2bn DART plan back on track" [Independent - 01/05/2014}

http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/irish-rail-puts-2bn-dart-plan-back-on-track-30234613.html

Irish Independent - JOYCE FEGAN – PUBLISHED 01 MAY 2014 02:30 AM
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 03-04-2014, 21:24
Replies: 29
Views: 19,240
Posted By essoII
I know it's a long time ago but excellent work on...

I know it's a long time ago but excellent work on encouraging IR to have to those changes implemented Mark. Unbelievable how the manufacturer had the incorrect EU spec for the door colour. Also the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 27-01-2013, 19:39
Replies: 33
Views: 13,996
Posted By essoII
I think the previous logo was the first time they...

I think the previous logo was the first time they managed to almost achieve an across the board corporate identity (handouts, train service liveries, staff uniforms etc..) The new logo serves no...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 25-01-2013, 13:35
Replies: 33
Views: 13,996
Posted By essoII
New Irish Rail Logo?

Just after logging on to irishrail.ie and there seems to be a new logo for irishrail? I don't see the basis for justifying a rebrand. Can anyone shed any insight in to this?


*Edit: comparisons of...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 22-01-2013, 20:18
Replies: 1
Views: 1,494
Posted By essoII
Lightbulb Capping of Rail Line in Manhattan to Allow for Development

Interesting and innovative engineering solution to allow for infill development over a busy rail line in Manhattan whilst minimising train service disruption. I wonder would a similar process have...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 20-11-2012, 23:18
Replies: 1
Views: 1,653
Posted By essoII
Real-time displays now operational at Greystones Station

Finally Irishrail have adressed this issue, something I have complained about since 2005.

With those displays having been there since the DART extension to Greystones, there's really no excuse they...
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 23-10-2012, 11:52
Replies: 1
Views: 2,212
Posted By essoII
"The Confusing and Nonsensical Grandeur of Dublin Transport"

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/commute/2012/10/confusing-and-nonsensical-grandeur-dublin-transport/3657/#



-ERIC JAFFEOCT 22, 2012
Forum: DART 09-10-2012, 19:54
Replies: 43
Views: 20,306
Posted By essoII
Debacle solved! :rolleyes:

Debacle solved! :rolleyes:
Forum: DART 06-10-2012, 13:04
Replies: 43
Views: 20,306
Posted By essoII
What's the basis of your point? There are still 8...

What's the basis of your point? There are still 8 carriage DARTs running off peak hours that have not been formed for the purpose of entering a scheduled peak service time.

Originally Irishrail...
Forum: DART 05-10-2012, 12:01
Replies: 43
Views: 20,306
Posted By essoII
It just seems illogical to run 4 carriage rush...

It just seems illogical to run 4 carriage rush hour DARTs and (as I observed last night on 10.30pm Pearse-Greystones DART) 8 carriage off peak DARTs if it is being hailed as a cost saving measure.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 10-09-2012, 15:38
Replies: 2
Views: 2,127
Posted By essoII
[10/09/2012] Luas Red Line Crash - service disrupted

Crash this morning outside the Aisling Hotel [LUAS Red Line]. Services have...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 27-04-2012, 18:53
Replies: 2
Views: 1,541
Posted By essoII
[RTÉ] Metro and DART preparatory works uncertain due to funding concerns

Linked from http://www.rte.ie/news/2012/0427/metro-and-dart-preparatory-works-on-hold.html

Video @ http://www.rte.ie/news/2012/0427/metro-and-dart-preparatory-works-on-hold.html#video
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 07-04-2012, 15:58
Replies: 2
Views: 1,639
Posted By essoII
Deadly stuff, cheers Mark/IE!

Deadly stuff, cheers Mark/IE!
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 06-04-2012, 19:14
Replies: 14
Views: 9,044
Posted By essoII
Anyone any idea if the Greystones CIS screens...

Anyone any idea if the Greystones CIS screens will be put online? [after I don't know how many years at this stage]

Perhaps they could connected in conjunction with the upcoming lift shaft works...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 07-02-2012, 20:09
Replies: 0
Views: 1,312
Posted By essoII
[Article] Should it take decades to build a subway?

http://www.salon.com/2012/02/04/should_it_take_decades_to_build_a_subway/



BY WILL DOIG
Copyright © 2012 Salon Media Group, Inc.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 01-11-2011, 17:16
Replies: 58
Views: 13,879
Posted By essoII
No we're not unfortunately...there's a reading...

No we're not unfortunately...there's a reading week next week.
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 20-09-2011, 22:41
Replies: 8
Views: 2,725
Posted By essoII
Double decker buses easily pass underneath the...

Double decker buses easily pass underneath the OHEL's easily so surly there wouldn't be too much disruption to this hypothetical upgrade? You can observe pantograph for the luas on both lines extends...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 15-09-2011, 20:47
Replies: 6
Views: 2,796
Posted By essoII
Post [Opinion] French rail system thrived as we took the wrong track

©Frank McDonald, Irish Times 2011.

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/opinion/2011/0915/1224304137356.html
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 13-09-2011, 23:00
Replies: 0
Views: 1,295
Posted By essoII
Metro West Information Video

Apologies if this has been posted before, but it's interesting none the less.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fCjR5XvZUI


Also the channel link to the RPA's other uploaded...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 13-09-2011, 22:40
Replies: 5
Views: 2,352
Posted By essoII
Off topic due to the fact that it's Luas, but the...

Off topic due to the fact that it's Luas, but the survey results are in for their Cycle+Ride discussion.


http://www.luas.ie/cycle-survey-results.html#five
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 10-09-2011, 20:51
Replies: 5
Views: 2,352
Posted By essoII
Perhaps more secure bicycle lockers, similar to...

Perhaps more secure bicycle lockers, similar to those the BART uses for stations around San Francisco could be implemented here in higher risk areas?

Bike-Link:

http://www.bikelink.org/



I...
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 07-09-2011, 20:28
Replies: 8
Views: 2,725
Posted By essoII
Rail Whale: Double Decker Tram Concept

A low cost answer to light rail over-capacity issues?

http://www.behance.net/gallery/RAIL-WHALE/1858523

(by Grzegorz Rozwadowski)
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 12-04-2011, 18:43
Replies: 5
Views: 1,925
Posted By essoII
Bray Head was on fire from this morning and is...

Bray Head was on fire from this morning and is still on fire! Definitely had nothing to do with the delays.

Check it out, looked like a volcano!:

http://i.imgur.com/9TB0f.jpg

It was a seriously...
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