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Forum: Dublin Cork 10-12-2017, 11:13
Replies: 29
Views: 12,640
Posted By Inniskeen
It is very poorly integrated into the existing...

It is very poorly integrated into the existing concourse and if exiting from other than platform 5 it is a bit of a battle to access. A re-arrangement of the barriers, barrickades, turnstiles and...
Forum: Commuter Services 25-11-2017, 21:42
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By Inniskeen
And it is going to get even slower and less...

And it is going to get even slower and less reliable when the fantasy 10 minute interval DART service is introduced !
Forum: Luas Discussion 25-11-2017, 21:34
Replies: 6
Views: 505
Posted By Inniskeen
I imagine the spur will be used to store trams...

I imagine the spur will be used to store trams between busier periods.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 18-11-2017, 17:07
Replies: 15
Views: 920
Posted By Inniskeen
Connolly side changes repeat the well established...

Connolly side changes repeat the well established depressing pattern of journey time downgrades on Sligo, Rosslare, Belfast and DART.

The main changes affect Sligo and Rosslare trains which are up...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 18-11-2017, 08:53
Replies: 1
Views: 271
Posted By Inniskeen
While punctual arrivals of Belfast trains at...

While punctual arrivals of Belfast trains at Connolly are as rare as hen's teeth, early departures are routine - not much chance of an apology though or more importantly addressing the issue.

Cork...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 18-11-2017, 08:43
Replies: 3
Views: 322
Posted By Inniskeen
I may be out of touch but I thought 4x2900 on the...

I may be out of touch but I thought 4x2900 on the 1305 to Sligo on Fridays was exactly the normal arrangement. The ICR thus released then strengthens later services, notably the 1505 to Sligo which...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 16-11-2017, 17:18
Replies: 31
Views: 8,245
Posted By Inniskeen
Navan North, on the Kingscourt line, was part of...

Navan North, on the Kingscourt line, was part of Phase 2 of the line from Clonsilla. I would think that this would be a common sense part of any reopening either via Dunboyne or Drogheda.

Not sure...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 07-11-2017, 17:24
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Inniskeen
Can't imagine the unions being too cooperative...

Can't imagine the unions being too cooperative with roster changes associated with a new timetable so probably won't happen unless dispute is settled.soon.
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 06-11-2017, 17:42
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By Inniskeen
There are indeed engineering works on this line...

There are indeed engineering works on this line over the next few days as belatedly advised by Irish Rail on November 3rd. Given the short notice you might think these are emergency works but it...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 04-11-2017, 13:48
Replies: 13
Views: 709
Posted By Inniskeen
Current timetable with some tinkering in the...

Current timetable with some tinkering in the morning and evening seems to be extent of it on the Connolly side apart perhaps for some offpeak improvements on the Maynooth line. Services on some...
Forum: Dublin Waterford 04-11-2017, 13:44
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Inniskeen
Got my numbers wrong too !! - so the consensus is...

Got my numbers wrong too !! - so the consensus is 19 trains serve the opposite platform in Carlow !!!
Forum: Dublin Waterford 03-11-2017, 14:08
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By Inniskeen
There are 2 trains a day (only one on Sundays)...

There are 2 trains a day (only one on Sundays) where passengers would require to cross the footbridge, So 13 occasions a week unless my maths are wrong !
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 03-11-2017, 14:01
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Inniskeen
Ten minute interval off peak DART services are...

Ten minute interval off peak DART services are unnecessary and will only add to the operational instability caused by inadequate infrastructure.

Maynooth is a different proposition although off peak...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 26-10-2017, 07:04
Replies: 32
Views: 1,967
Posted By Inniskeen
I would imagine that you would save as much in...

I would imagine that you would save as much in addressing waste and inefficiecies on DART as in closing the WRC. You would have to imagine that Irish Rail have done a sweetheart deal on the price of...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 18-10-2017, 17:02
Replies: 25
Views: 1,128
Posted By Inniskeen
Last minute change of mind - normal services to...

Last minute change of mind - normal services to run on Maynooth line.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 16-10-2017, 10:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,128
Posted By Inniskeen
Luas shut down to be completed by 1200, all...

Luas shut down to be completed by 1200, all displays now showing "Services Suspended"
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 15-10-2017, 12:21
Replies: 32
Views: 1,967
Posted By Inniskeen
There is some capacity between Ennis and Limerick...

There is some capacity between Ennis and Limerick and more could be added relatively easily, if required.

Why would there be a requirement for two locomotive changes on freight trains routed via the...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 14-10-2017, 09:13
Replies: 32
Views: 1,967
Posted By Inniskeen
What Mark says about says Data Centres omits to...

What Mark says about says Data Centres omits to include suppliers, outsourced support staff, building maintenance and others I can't immediately think of. The numbers employed in total may not be...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 10-10-2017, 07:41
Replies: 32
Views: 1,967
Posted By Inniskeen
I would be enthusiastic about DART underground if...

I would be enthusiastic about DART underground if I I thought it would yield anything approaching the benefits claimed for it. Simply connecting the Docklands to Pearse station and sending all...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 02-10-2017, 07:10
Replies: 11
Views: 809
Posted By Inniskeen
Judging by the Irish Rail social media feeds...

Judging by the Irish Rail social media feeds failure to display reserved seating is commonplace. This probably doesn't matter too much a lot of the time as there would be plenty of seats available on...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 23-09-2017, 15:46
Replies: 31
Views: 8,245
Posted By Inniskeen
While introducing Navan/Dublin commuter rail...

While introducing Navan/Dublin commuter rail services via Drogheda is not the ideal option, a useful service could be established by investing a small fraction of what would be required to complete...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 15-09-2017, 18:19
Replies: 15
Views: 1,554
Posted By Inniskeen
Neither of those things happened - there was some...

Neither of those things happened - there was some damage done in the course of the derailment, hence the new stretcher bar.
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 10-07-2017, 18:49
Replies: 50
Views: 3,249
Posted By Inniskeen
The line has been substantially upgraded over the...

The line has been substantially upgraded over the last 10 to 15 years and is now in a far better state than it was when heavy freight traffic and faster passenger trains were operating. It is frankly...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 05-07-2017, 22:36
Replies: 1
Views: 1,244
Posted By Inniskeen
Something happened, the 1400 to Belfast did stop...

Something happened, the 1400 to Belfast did stop in Skerries so some part of the story stands up. Incidentally the 1315 Pearse to Drogheda failed between Mosney and Laytown.

The 0900 to Cork...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 26-05-2017, 12:54
Replies: 50
Views: 3,249
Posted By Inniskeen
Tens of millions have been spent on this line on...

Tens of millions have been spent on this line on new track, bridges, fencing, level crossing and vegetation control.

Zero effort has been made to leverage any benefit in terms of more frequent or...
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