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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 25-11-2015, 18:45
Replies: 306
Views: 170,516
Posted By jacko
Hardly a great marketing ploy to induce cork rail...

Hardly a great marketing ploy to induce cork rail commuters to migrate to Leap
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 25-11-2015, 18:21
Replies: 306
Views: 170,516
Posted By jacko
The reason for the lack of publicity is that...

The reason for the lack of publicity is that until the cash fare increase takes effect next week the leap return fare is more expensive!

Cork/Cobh is 8.50 cash return.

Leap is 4.65 each way
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 28-10-2015, 11:03
Replies: 26
Views: 7,594
Posted By jacko
Fare Determinations

Any word on when the annual fare determinations are being published

Normally in October
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 02-12-2014, 16:54
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
they are certainly IR smart card enabled

they are certainly IR smart card enabled
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 02-12-2014, 12:33
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
8 stations need validators installed

8 stations need validators installed
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 02-12-2014, 09:43
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
No increases in cash fares on cork commuter...

No increases in cash fares on cork commuter services yesterday due to failure to have Leap available
Forum: Commuter Services 07-11-2014, 16:52
Replies: 47
Views: 16,807
Posted By jacko
the most recent rail census shows a significant...

the most recent rail census shows a significant increase in Midleton passengers
Forum: Commuter Services 30-10-2014, 10:45
Replies: 47
Views: 16,807
Posted By jacko
but when they are implemented they are illogical

but when they are implemented they are illogical
Forum: Commuter Services 30-10-2014, 10:06
Replies: 47
Views: 16,807
Posted By jacko
Mark, could you possibly highlight the following...

Mark,

could you possibly highlight the following issue !


The increase in the cobh/cork + city bus services - monthly ticket has increased by 9.52% as opposed to 2.76% for the midleton/cork +city...
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 09-09-2014, 15:27
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
But the NTA was quite clear. If I cannot use a...

But the NTA was quite clear.

If I cannot use a Leapcard for my Cork/Cobh journey on Friday then the ticke price must revert to the 2013 price?
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 08-09-2014, 19:06
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
Deadline day on Friday and still no sign of any...

Deadline day on Friday and still no sign of any work

NTA have been taken for a ride on this one by IR

So back to 2013 fares on Friday?
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 24-08-2014, 10:14
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
No sign of any work being done to date on...

No sign of any work being done to date on installation

As a daily commuter on the line who knows the set up well I can guarantee that sept 11 deadline will not be met !
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 11-08-2014, 18:45
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
IR now blaming implementation of a software...

IR now blaming implementation of a software upgrade !

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/cheaper-fares-for-rail-users-if-leap-card-deadline-is-missed-278767.html
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 31-07-2014, 12:55
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
No TVM's were installed last year at all...

No

TVM's were installed last year at all stations on Cobh lines - would have made sense to do validators at same time
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 30-07-2014, 09:08
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
Am I right in saying that without NTA written...

Am I right in saying that without NTA written agreement Irish Rail is legally obliged to charge the old fare eg: Ä7.70 Cork/Cobh return rather than Ä8.50?

How will TVM's be readied in time for...
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 26-07-2014, 15:01
Replies: 32
Views: 16,790
Posted By jacko
Fares to fall next week due to lack of LEAP?

In its fares determination for Irish Rail published last October the NTA stated

where the Leap card is not available in this area by the 1st August 2014 and the Authority hasnít approved of a new...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 15-04-2014, 19:55
Replies: 8
Views: 8,759
Posted By jacko
Did he tell his constituency td - Leo - that he...

Did he tell his constituency td - Leo - that he is campaigning for major infrastructure investment in heavy rail !!!
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 05-04-2014, 10:44
Replies: 6
Views: 3,427
Posted By jacko
Is there an argument for keeping the...

Is there an argument for keeping the nenagh-limerick. section open ?

presume if it closes then people who paid a railway contribution as part of their planning approval would be entitled to their...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 24-03-2014, 22:42
Replies: 306
Views: 170,516
Posted By jacko
main problem in cork is that buses do not have...

main problem in cork is that buses do not have validators despite the fact that all city services have a standard fare - you have to present the LeapCard to he driver thereby slowing the process
Forum: Dublin Kerry 20-02-2014, 09:30
Replies: 32
Views: 12,745
Posted By jacko
Having not been on the Kerry line for years I...

Having not been on the Kerry line for years I have used it three times in recent months and was impressed with the numbers of passengers getting on and off, especially at Rathmore, Killarney and...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 20-12-2013, 08:59
Replies: 15
Views: 6,653
Posted By jacko
IR has recently upgraded the station with new...

IR has recently upgraded the station with new path , gates etc

Most of the line in the area is elevated above the road and Carrigaloe offers one of the few main access points for IR staff doing work...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 18-12-2013, 17:18
Replies: 18
Views: 6,062
Posted By jacko
telling midleton passengers to take the regulare...

telling midleton passengers to take the regulare BE srvice doesnt really help as the load factor on the train is at least 4 times that of the bus - long evening of waiting ahead
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 18-12-2013, 16:21
Replies: 18
Views: 6,062
Posted By jacko
I would imagine that 1&2 will remain closed...

I would imagine that 1&2 will remain closed for some days but they should be able to run cobh and midleton services off 3 and 5
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 28-11-2013, 09:07
Replies: 0
Views: 1,211
Posted By jacko
[28/11/13] Delays on Cobh - Cork services

15 minute delays (journey time is only 24 mins) on all Cork/Cobh services this morning

No reasons/excuses given
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 26-11-2013, 10:27
Replies: 6
Views: 1,654
Posted By jacko
Unfortunately you cannot book a Cobh-Dublin...

Unfortunately you cannot book a Cobh-Dublin ticket online as the TVMs in Cobh remain sealed apparantly because there is water coming through the roof near the TVM (I am not making this up!!)

So as a...
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