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Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 28-05-2013, 12:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,037
Posted By zag
"Remind me how many stations this would need...

"Remind me how many stations this would need to be done at on the DART line"

I don't know the exact number, but I think it's about the same number of manned stations we have in the system. You know...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 28-05-2013, 08:32
Replies: 5
Views: 2,037
Posted By zag
I think they make these numbers up just for the...

I think they make these numbers up just for the fun.

15 minutes, really? So when every northbound train from Blackrock to Greystones is backlogged behind the one in front which is crawling through...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-04-2012, 11:01
Replies: 283
Views: 166,128
Posted By zag
You obviously weren't there on Tuesday night...

You obviously weren't there on Tuesday night Mark. Perhaps you should lay off the absolute comments when talking about a journey you didn't take.

We had to go outside twice before getting in to the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 07-04-2012, 13:26
Replies: 283
Views: 166,128
Posted By zag
I took Sail & Rail back from London during...

I took Sail & Rail back from London during the week in an attempt to avoid some of the chaos involved in taking a flight these days. I'm unlikely to repeat the experiment in a hurry. Having the...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 19-12-2011, 18:25
Replies: 8
Views: 1,640
Posted By zag
Wife stuck on train outside Dun Laoghaire for 60...

Wife stuck on train outside Dun Laoghaire for 60 minutes. One announcement, no reversing back to DL. Just started moving now.

z
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 24-10-2011, 20:40
Replies: 22
Views: 4,890
Posted By zag
Seapoint under *a lot* of water. A mains drain...

Seapoint under *a lot* of water. A mains drain burst through the road on Seapoint Avenue and it's flooding down onto the tracks through some unfortunate persons garden. It's got nowhere to go other...
Forum: DART 08-04-2011, 09:30
Replies: 7
Views: 8,125
Posted By zag
The ferry terminal is only used by one sailing a...

The ferry terminal is only used by one sailing a day, so it's not like there's a constant stream of people using it. As for the taxi rank - I never knew there was one there. I doubt it is fully...
Forum: Dublin Kerry 03-08-2010, 20:25
Replies: 12
Views: 9,559
Posted By zag
You see, this is where the ordinary passenger...

You see, this is where the ordinary passenger like Sean and myself get confused . . .

What it looks like to Joe Public is that they had a station (a "mainline terminus" if you will), with tracks and...
Forum: Dublin Belfast 13-07-2010, 15:17
Replies: 38
Views: 15,112
Posted By zag
From that wording ("registered...

From that wording ("registered luggage") it looks like people won't be covered unless they checked in luggage - if that's still possible these days.

z
Forum: DART 24-06-2010, 08:00
Replies: 5
Views: 5,086
Posted By zag
Stables, interesting. I know there were other...

Stables, interesting. I know there were other accommodations made for the land owners along the route such as the bridges over the tracks at Maretimo and the little mini-pier there too but I hadn't...
Forum: DART 23-06-2010, 20:42
Replies: 5
Views: 5,086
Posted By zag
Thanks for the info. I was down there this...

Thanks for the info. I was down there this evening checking something out. There's a pair of old houses, and beneath their garden there is an excavated area (as in a large room) with round...
Forum: DART 23-06-2010, 08:09
Replies: 5
Views: 5,086
Posted By zag
Seapoint DART station

Quick question - are the works at Seapoint station finished or are there more works (platform widening, etc . . .) planned ?

Also, from memory there are some sort of 'holes in the wall' on the city...
Forum: DART 17-06-2010, 13:16
Replies: 5
Views: 4,729
Posted By zag
I was on a Southbound DART at Tara Street about...

I was on a Southbound DART at Tara Street about 2020 last night when there was a totally inaudible platform announcement. A minute later there was an in-train announcement where the driver indicated...
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 28-04-2010, 15:04
Replies: 17
Views: 6,724
Posted By zag
Erm, this is the world of IT - all things are...

Erm, this is the world of IT - all things are possible. Take it from me that there are multiple ways that this sort of situation could be handled without involving the use of 8443. F'rexample, they...
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 28-04-2010, 08:23
Replies: 17
Views: 6,724
Posted By zag
Bad move on the 8443 stuff. This won't be a...

Bad move on the 8443 stuff. This won't be a problem for the vast majority of users as their firewall or proxy is configured accordingly, but for quite a number of workplaces this will be a problem...
Forum: Commuter Services 23-04-2010, 11:43
Replies: 62
Views: 19,666
Posted By zag
I've an IE bus & rail which works most of the...

I've an IE bus & rail which works most of the time. My description of Clontarf Road above relates to the range of people who this happens to almost every time I pass throug. You could apprear at...
Forum: Commuter Services 23-04-2010, 09:35
Replies: 62
Views: 19,666
Posted By zag
Farce

This whole thing is a farce and I can't understand why there hasn't been more stink about it.

How can they get away with taking peoples money, giving them a ticket and then having the gall to hassle...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 13-01-2010, 10:05
Replies: 15
Views: 4,101
Posted By zag
Last I heard, grannies on free travel were...

Last I heard, grannies on free travel were passengers too. Or does RUI only represent fare paying passengers who travel every day ? From a profitability point of view fare paying passengers are...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 23-12-2009, 16:41
Replies: 126
Views: 59,670
Posted By zag
Arragh listen, it can't be that hard to program...

Arragh listen, it can't be that hard to program this. We're not talking a network of hundred or thousands of routes with different approaches possible. There are only so many combinations. The...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 23-12-2009, 16:28
Replies: 25
Views: 15,582
Posted By zag
The what now ?

What is this 'express' of which you speak ? It's not a concept I'm familiar with. Is it something to do with removing padding ? :p

z
Forum: DART 18-12-2009, 12:24
Replies: 3
Views: 4,236
Posted By zag
Honestly, it was the 175th anniversary and there...

Honestly, it was the 175th anniversary and there was no celebration at all ?

I know there was some general celebration stuff during the summer when DLR sponsored a few steam trains, but nothing on...
Forum: DART 04-12-2009, 12:49
Replies: 12
Views: 5,926
Posted By zag
I think the point here is that they are rush hour...

I think the point here is that they are rush hour *northbound* services. Getting to Dun Laoghaire is only positioning so that they will be in the city centre heading north at the correct time during...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 27-10-2009, 19:50
Replies: 12
Views: 8,459
Posted By zag
Where is Portlaoighise ?

Looking at one of those PDFs, I see Portlaoighise . . . interesting spelling. I guess it explains the Port-leh-oishah pronunciation on RTE.

I don't suppose anyone has details of heated local...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 15-10-2009, 12:06
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By zag
Sure, I know we shouldn't be compensating for...

Sure, I know we shouldn't be compensating for drivers that can't read - I was missing a smilie from the last post.

But what I meant was that if you want to alert the driver with something physical...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 15-10-2009, 08:44
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By zag
The city centre bridges seem to take hits...

The city centre bridges seem to take hits relatively often - would it not be a good idea to have 'chains' in front of the bridges, similar to the ones at the bridge on the approach to the depot in...
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