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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 26-06-2018, 18:34
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Traincustomer
It also used to apply on provincial bus services...

It also used to apply on provincial bus services as a late great-aunt of mine would pay for the first 20 miles or so from Dublin to a particular town and then be able to use her pass the remainder of...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 25-06-2018, 16:20
Replies: 0
Views: 249
Posted By Traincustomer
Local Link Granard route serving Longford station

The Local Link route 865 from Granard to Longford via Ballinalee operated by Donnelly's/Pioneer Bus Company is now serving Longford railway station.

The timetable may be viewed on the Local Link...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 25-06-2018, 16:03
Replies: 13
Views: 685
Posted By Traincustomer
There are provincial and indeed city routes where...

There are provincial and indeed city routes where the only services of the day are at "peak hours" so the argument for restrictions is fundamentally flawed.

The crux of the issue, as I see it, is...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 04-06-2018, 17:14
Replies: 279
Views: 119,152
Posted By Traincustomer
LeapCard being accepted on the Ferrylink (same as...

LeapCard being accepted on the Ferrylink (same as cash fares) and no Leap 90 discount.
Forum: Dublin Sligo 04-06-2018, 17:12
Replies: 22
Views: 1,014
Posted By Traincustomer
Bold text: my...

Bold text: my emphasis

Source:
https://www.nationaltransport.ie/news/12-per-cent-increase-in-subsidy-for-public-transport-sees-passengers-numbers-jump/
Published Sunday 3rd June. Aside: rather...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 22-05-2018, 11:54
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Traincustomer
On 1st June the Rosslare line is dealt another...

On 1st June the Rosslare line is dealt another blow with the introduction of a new bus route (with up to nine services in each direction daily) by a private operator Gorey - Arklow - Wicklow - city -...
Forum: Dublin Galway 15-05-2018, 16:06
Replies: 0
Views: 403
Posted By Traincustomer
Ballinasloe station - Portumna Local Link bus

Local Link Galway have introduced a scheduled publc bus service, route 547, linking Portumna to Ballinasloe railway station via Laurencetown and Portiuncula Hospital as well as Ballinasloe town...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-05-2018, 14:43
Replies: 279
Views: 119,152
Posted By Traincustomer
Minor Stena Line sailing schedule alteration Dublin-Holyhead

From today, Monday 14th May 2018, the 15.10hrs Dublin - Holyhead sailing is advanced to depart at 14.50hrs. Crossing time remains unchanged at 3 hours 30 minutes.

The connecting Ferrylink bus for...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 09-05-2018, 01:06
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Traincustomer
Ought it not to be IÉ and the NTA doing research...

Ought it not to be IÉ and the NTA doing research of this nature?
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 08-05-2018, 22:38
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Traincustomer
Irish Rail will not run an extra Wicklow/Wexford train

From source at: https://www.independent.ie/regionals/braypeople/news/no-extra-rail-service-for-wicklow-36865917.html

Money or no money for additional services it is increasingly apparent that there...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 29-04-2018, 20:25
Replies: 279
Views: 119,152
Posted By Traincustomer
Dublin Swift introduced (Dublin-Holyhead) & minor sailing schedule changes:

The Jonathan Swift fast craft has been replaced by the Dublin Swift fast craft and there are some minor changes to sailing times as follows:

08.45 Dublin - Holyhead has been advanced to sail at...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 29-04-2018, 20:15
Replies: 279
Views: 119,152
Posted By Traincustomer
Rosslare terminal improvements

A number of improvements have been made recently...new seating both downstairs and upstairs (foot passenger lounge) with unique family table seats in the latter.

The former shop unit in the corner...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 18-04-2018, 19:00
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By Traincustomer
I thought the Customer First programme, which the...

I thought the Customer First programme, which the NTA have apparently splashed millions on, was supposed to address issues such as that raised in this thread?

Aside:

It has been my experience that...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 16-04-2018, 20:32
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By Traincustomer
Subway

I note the overall anticipated cost is €3.5M.

Has a subway been costed? While it would cause very short-term disruption in the construction phase long-term it may be markedly cheaper (no lifts to...
Forum: Rail Users Ireland Canteen 31-03-2018, 22:39
Replies: 0
Views: 809
Posted By Traincustomer
50 Years of Northern Ireland Railways

Source & further reading:
http://www.translink.co.uk/Services/NI-Railways/also-on-ni-railways/ni-railways-50th-anniversary/
Forum: DART 01-02-2018, 20:52
Replies: 4
Views: 1,141
Posted By Traincustomer
In Connolly today I didn't see any information,...

In Connolly today I didn't see any information, either posters or leaflets, about this. Seems a good scheme in principle.
Forum: Luas Discussion 23-12-2017, 18:44
Replies: 14
Views: 4,734
Posted By Traincustomer
Shelters

I notice that there is a total absence of shelters at some locations e.g. Trinity. Is this because such structures are not allowed at these locations for planning/aesthetic reasons?

I have always...
Forum: Dublin Cork 04-12-2017, 01:00
Replies: 31
Views: 16,896
Posted By Traincustomer
Relocation of bus stop

As mentioned upthread here is the official Bus Éireann release:



Source: http://buseireann.ie/news_timetable.php?id=2504&month=Nov
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 17-11-2017, 21:58
Replies: 22
Views: 4,222
Posted By Traincustomer
Difficult to understand how Waterford - Limerick...

Difficult to understand how Waterford - Limerick Junction services will be anything up to 10 minutes slower considering all the work carried out on the line.

A case of make it look bad to support a...
Forum: Luas Discussion 08-11-2017, 18:27
Replies: 14
Views: 4,734
Posted By Traincustomer
That's good news. Is free travel planned for the...

That's good news. Is free travel planned for the initial days?

I recall travelling St. Stephen's Green / Harcourt Street to Dundrum and Milltown on the opening day/s of the Green Line. (Is that as...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 07-11-2017, 15:21
Replies: 13
Views: 2,776
Posted By Traincustomer
Even if matters are problematic Connolly side it...

Even if matters are problematic Connolly side it would be good if the accelerated timings Heuston side could be brought into effect sooner rather than later. However perhaps the Phoenix Park Tunnel...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 04-11-2017, 21:33
Replies: 4
Views: 1,322
Posted By Traincustomer
[06/11 - 10/11/2017] Bus substitution due to improvement works

Source: http://www.irishrail.ie/engineeringworkswaterfordlimerickjct

This was only posted yesterday, Friday. Wonder what the nature of the improvement works are.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 03-11-2017, 22:11
Replies: 13
Views: 2,776
Posted By Traincustomer
New timetable from 10/12/2017 (?)

Will this essentially be a carbon copy of the consultation process timetable (& subsequent minor adjustments)?

Increased frequency DART?

Slowing of Rosslare/Belfast/Sligo line services?


There...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 03-11-2017, 17:55
Replies: 5
Views: 2,380
Posted By Traincustomer
Thanks Inniskeen! I've looked again at it... M-S...

Thanks Inniskeen! I've looked again at it...

M-S the following trains cross at Carlow:
13.05 Waterford - Heuston
13.15 Htn - Wfd

14.50 Wfd - Htn
15.10 Htn - Wfd

18.25 Wfd - Htn
Forum: Dublin Waterford 02-11-2017, 16:24
Replies: 5
Views: 2,380
Posted By Traincustomer
Accessible footbridge for Carlow

In Mid-October (2017) IÉ received conditional planning permission for the construction of an accessible footbridge (and associated stairs and lifts) at Carlow linking the station’s two...
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