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Forum: Intercity and Regional 12-05-2010, 21:35
Replies: 123
Views: 60,671
Posted By Jister
Nice guide. Is there any sail / rail option via...

Nice guide.

Is there any sail / rail option via Liverpool? I need to go over in the next month and I am mulling over boat or plane. The idea of night ferry with cabin seems to make sense as I don't...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 08-04-2010, 21:15
Replies: 102
Views: 46,651
Posted By Jister
That sounds like something Irish rail would do...

That sounds like something Irish rail would do alright, disconnect their port from their railway system.

Presumably Irish Rail want this line shut before the summer in case tourists use it.
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 07-04-2010, 21:05
Replies: 102
Views: 46,651
Posted By Jister
Its tragic to let a line go. Its not like an air...

Its tragic to let a line go. Its not like an air route that can be abandoned and reinstated on a whim (Shannon - Heathrow for example)

Once a line closes it is a colossal task to reopen it. Of...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 03-04-2010, 11:29
Replies: 20
Views: 15,865
Posted By Jister
Got the train in to Limerick at 16.06 yesterday....

Got the train in to Limerick at 16.06 yesterday. About 50 people on it. About 8 got off in Sixmilebridge and 4 got on. Too pricey though @ €7, although its a superb service 20 minutes to middle of...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 31-03-2010, 19:11
Replies: 20
Views: 15,865
Posted By Jister
I emailed Irish rail within minutes of opening...

I emailed Irish rail within minutes of opening this thread yesterday, and immediately received no less than 2 automated replies telling me that somebody would be in contact to answer my query....
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 30-03-2010, 13:09
Replies: 20
Views: 15,865
Posted By Jister
Just back from the station at SMB. Return to...

Just back from the station at SMB. Return to Limerick is €11. Did not seem to say if its a day return or monthly. Also it only seemed possible to buy one way tickets to Galway. No sign of family...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 30-03-2010, 11:52
Replies: 20
Views: 15,865
Posted By Jister
So where do I go for a family ticket - drive to...

So where do I go for a family ticket - drive to Limerick? Might as well keep going to Dublin, another section of M'way is opening this week.

Can we get the train to Limerick and buy the ticket there?
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 30-03-2010, 11:34
Replies: 20
Views: 15,865
Posted By Jister
Family ticket Sixmilebridge - Dublin

I looked on Irishrail.ie and a family ticket Limerick Dublin is €82.50 return. Does this ticket work from Sixmilebridge and can I buy it in the local station ticket machine?

Now that the station is...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 26-03-2010, 23:18
Replies: 102
Views: 46,651
Posted By Jister
I would have thought Ballina - Wexford Town would...

I would have thought Ballina - Wexford Town would be the long term logical plan. Rail tourism playing a big part, along with Ballina-Waterford freight and other freight flows to help carry the cost.
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 26-03-2010, 17:22
Replies: 45
Views: 33,816
Posted By Jister
Indeed, about 10 trains per day is pretty good.

Indeed, about 10 trains per day is pretty good.
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 26-03-2010, 08:57
Replies: 45
Views: 33,816
Posted By Jister
Not sure how they would respond. The bus is...

Not sure how they would respond. The bus is basicly a detour off the Limerick - Shannon route a few times a day* Even if they add more services they can't avoid the railway bridges and slow journey...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 25-03-2010, 13:13
Replies: 45
Views: 33,816
Posted By Jister
There was about 10 people waiting for the bus...

There was about 10 people waiting for the bus yesterday in SMB around 11 o'clock, so not commuters. For anybody who knows it the bus service in SMB is rubbish, as it meanders under many nasty railway...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 23-03-2010, 20:23
Replies: 45
Views: 33,816
Posted By Jister
Thanks for the fares. Can't understand why there...

Thanks for the fares.

Can't understand why there is no one way ticket. If I buy a return is it valid for a month and can I use it the same way twice?

They were busy painting the newly laid tar in...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 23-03-2010, 18:37
Replies: 45
Views: 33,816
Posted By Jister
What would the fares be does anybody know, or is...

What would the fares be does anybody know, or is there a link on irishrail.ie to show me?

SMB-Ennis RTN
SMB-Gort RTN
Ennis-Galway RTN
Ennis-gort RTN
SMB-Limk RTN
SMB-Galway RTN
Forum: Commuter Services 21-08-2009, 21:44
Replies: 171
Views: 50,820
Posted By Jister
If it happened in the dark it would not have been...

If it happened in the dark it would not have been spotted I would imagine. If it happened in another month or so it would have been dark at 6pm!!!!

A shockingly close call.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 21-08-2009, 21:44
Replies: 56
Views: 15,105
Posted By Jister
If it happened in the dark it would not have been...

If it happened in the dark it would not have been spotted I would imagine. If it happened in another month or so it would have been dark at 6pm!!!!

A shockingly close call.
Forum: Limerick Ennis 02-02-2009, 19:50
Replies: 53
Views: 32,814
Posted By Jister
ECOEYE featured the WRC recently and made a big...

ECOEYE featured the WRC recently and made a big fuss about the traffic in Crusheen and featured footage of the village with the traffic going through. It completely ignored that the Crusheen and Gort...
Forum: Limerick Ennis 01-02-2009, 21:17
Replies: 53
Views: 32,814
Posted By Jister
No way would they put a station in Cratloe. There...

No way would they put a station in Cratloe. There are no housing estates there, just one off houses spread out over a huge area, and one or two clusters of about 5 or 6 houses. Most houses are a...
Forum: Limerick Ennis 04-12-2008, 09:11
Replies: 53
Views: 32,814
Posted By Jister
Agreed, SMB, Ennis, Gort and Athenry is enough....

Agreed, SMB, Ennis, Gort and Athenry is enough. Regarding line speeds they are imporving all the time. The slow part was the section coming into Limerick station, don't know if this has been...
Forum: Limerick Ennis 03-12-2008, 19:56
Replies: 53
Views: 32,814
Posted By Jister
Also: Any prospect of Newmarket-on-Fergus being...

Also:
Any prospect of Newmarket-on-Fergus being linked to the rail network in the short-term has been kicked to touch by Iarnród Éireann.
Local councillor Pat McMahon has been making the case...
Forum: Limerick Ennis 03-12-2008, 19:55
Replies: 53
Views: 32,814
Posted By Jister
There is an article in The Clare Courier about...

There is an article in The Clare Courier about the station at sixmilebridge
News that work will begin shortly on reopening Sixmilebridge railway station has been broadly welcomed by councillors in...
Forum: Limerick Ennis 14-11-2008, 11:57
Replies: 15
Views: 13,571
Posted By Jister
jpsartre - did he give anything specific about...

jpsartre - did he give anything specific about Sixmilebridge? There is still no sign of a planning application and its coming close to the proposed launch time of April / May
Forum: Limerick Ennis 18-08-2008, 21:13
Replies: 53
Views: 32,814
Posted By Jister
Any update on the station at Sixmilebridge going...

Any update on the station at Sixmilebridge going ahead or when it will be open?
Forum: Dublin Mayo 18-07-2007, 09:55
Replies: 21
Views: 10,626
Posted By Jister
Of course in the age of camera phones its a whole...

Of course in the age of camera phones its a whole lot easier to take a few snaps of the offending staff member.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 06-07-2007, 08:05
Replies: 9
Views: 3,768
Posted By Jister
And the SRR canned the WRC a few years ago. Do...

And the SRR canned the WRC a few years ago. Do we really believe any of them?
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