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Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 30-07-2012, 16:19
Replies: 0
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Posted By ColmmacO
Broombridge - A new Low

We've all had or heard broombridge stories, whether it be Donkeys on the platform, brickings of the train, or my own recent favorite - the burning moped that was left on the line before Christmas...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 13-12-2011, 19:01
Replies: 4
Views: 1,600
Posted By ColmmacO
Cant argue with that!

Cant argue with that!
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 13-12-2011, 17:19
Replies: 4
Views: 1,600
Posted By ColmmacO
80 minute delays on Maynooth line this...

80 minute delays on Maynooth line this morning.
Not a peep about it on RUI until this post.
Loosing the touch :) ?
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 12-12-2011, 13:10
Replies: 29
Views: 11,931
Posted By ColmmacO
Coolmine not on yet as of this morning.

Coolmine not on yet as of this morning.
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 29-11-2011, 16:46
Replies: 29
Views: 11,931
Posted By ColmmacO
:)

:)
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 29-11-2011, 11:42
Replies: 29
Views: 11,931
Posted By ColmmacO
I have a wonderful photo from this morning in...

I have a wonderful photo from this morning in Coolmine of 20 odd people huddling underneath the footbridge trying to get shelter from heavy rain, while a beautiful new (and finished) shelter stands...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 25-11-2011, 13:24
Replies: 29
Views: 11,931
Posted By ColmmacO
Good to hear. You can tell I dont travel the...

Good to hear. You can tell I dont travel the other way very much :)
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 24-11-2011, 13:49
Replies: 29
Views: 11,931
Posted By ColmmacO
As far as I know this is minister varadkar...

As far as I know this is minister varadkar looking after his constituency with whatever change he could find down the back of the couch.
Hence it is confined to Ashtown, castleknock, coolmine and...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 18-11-2011, 17:39
Replies: 29
Views: 11,931
Posted By ColmmacO
No info displays online as of yet in coolmine or...

No info displays online as of yet in coolmine or castleknock.
In coolmine they have (re)planted new bushes behind the maynooth bound platform. Also new bins and new seats like the metal ones they...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 17-11-2011, 13:48
Replies: 4
Views: 1,282
Posted By ColmmacO
Later notices on the PIS said that services were...

Later notices on the PIS said that services were cancelled due to a technical failure on a train rather than wheel slip.
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 05-07-2011, 08:48
Replies: 11
Views: 6,198
Posted By ColmmacO
There is a letter from the person who got caught...

There is a letter from the person who got caught in the door in todays metro. According to them their finger got caught in the door, and the blood in the carriage was from the hand of the person who...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 24-05-2011, 11:00
Replies: 28
Views: 7,232
Posted By ColmmacO
On the 5.30pm Bray Maynooth service yesterday...

On the 5.30pm Bray Maynooth service yesterday evening.
It ran fine when the queen was in town so was hoping for a repeat performance.
Services were meant to resume northbound from pearse at 6.15 but...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 16-05-2011, 13:32
Replies: 6
Views: 1,400
Posted By ColmmacO
The delays were longer than the advertised 35...

The delays were longer than the advertised 35 mins too expecially if you were connecting with a dart.
I was delayed over an hour having to wait for a connecting dart at pearse.

Incidentally the...
Forum: DART 10-03-2011, 13:48
Replies: 7
Views: 5,017
Posted By ColmmacO
I made a post on the program for government in...

I made a post on the program for government in the Election forum.
Basically, there is not one mention of the words 'Rail', 'Metro' or 'DART' in the document. Definately handy for Dublin West people...
Forum: Election 2011 07-03-2011, 13:40
Replies: 0
Views: 8,969
Posted By ColmmacO
Program for Government

I read the 64 page program for government published by Fine Gael and Labour.
Not one mention of the words 'Rail', 'Metro', 'Dart'.
This is the section on transport:

"We recognise the need to...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 24-02-2011, 17:16
Replies: 26
Views: 8,543
Posted By ColmmacO
Good point. Maybe not too much of an issue though...

Good point. Maybe not too much of an issue though with the distance between stops and the speed the train is moving at. It should be able to get a signal out at some point between stops.
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 23-02-2011, 15:12
Replies: 26
Views: 8,543
Posted By ColmmacO
Sound. Whats the delivery date for that out of...

Sound. Whats the delivery date for that out of interest?
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 23-02-2011, 12:22
Replies: 26
Views: 8,543
Posted By ColmmacO
Ok, but how about you forget about the signalling...

Ok, but how about you forget about the signalling / panels altogether?
Each GPS system could send out an identifier (09.20 Maynooth Connolly) along with its position (which can be compared to a known...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 22-02-2011, 15:41
Replies: 26
Views: 8,543
Posted By ColmmacO
Absolutley. I really cant see why a basic GPS...

Absolutley.
I really cant see why a basic GPS based system cant be set up in the meantime to relay train locations to the information displays outside the area covered by the newer signalling.
It...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 04-02-2011, 15:58
Replies: 3
Views: 1,973
Posted By ColmmacO
Ads for Scientology in Pearse Station

There is a large billboard advertisment at the top of platform one in pearse station currently. You have to look fairly closely at it to see that it is actually an add for the Scientologists.

Surely...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 04-02-2011, 10:18
Replies: 1
Views: 1,323
Posted By ColmmacO
One of the level crossing gates had broken off...

One of the level crossing gates had broken off its arm and was lying along the ground. If you were heading into town it was on the left hand side of the crossing. Gardaí and Irish rail staff were...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 11-01-2011, 17:45
Replies: 42
Views: 18,975
Posted By ColmmacO
Thats a very interesting read Mark. Fair...

Thats a very interesting read Mark.
Fair play.
Especially like the 3 maynooth - bray services!
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 10-01-2011, 13:06
Replies: 42
Views: 18,975
Posted By ColmmacO
18.17 to longford comes from Bray. There may be...

18.17 to longford comes from Bray. There may be some issues there with gaps in the timetable. Plus a fair few commuters use it from sandymount and lansdowne and further afield to commute out further...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-12-2010, 11:38
Replies: 12
Views: 3,159
Posted By ColmmacO
I'm sure it covers the whole of the platform....

I'm sure it covers the whole of the platform. However if the driver were to stop short of the camera his view of said camera could be impaired by passengers standing on the platform.

Its a small...
Forum: DART 14-12-2010, 11:30
Replies: 16
Views: 11,430
Posted By ColmmacO
If the government were serious about public...

If the government were serious about public transport and wanted to save some money quickly they should incentivise Irish rails subsidy against their timing stats.
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