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Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 04-05-2018, 14:22
Replies: 10
Views: 2,381
Posted By Ronald Binge
Yep. So important that we can kick our heels for...

Yep. So important that we can kick our heels for another bloody ten years for it. Imagine the pearl-clutching that would go on if it was announced that the M20 wasn't going to be ready until 2028.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 27-02-2018, 00:02
Replies: 62
Views: 8,782
Posted By Ronald Binge
Well it certainly has left us with neither Metro...

Well it certainly has left us with neither Metro nor DART Underground.

Adds: Be fascinating to stack up the cost of unbuilt rail proposals from the DRRTS onwards. How much money was spaffed on the...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 26-02-2018, 21:11
Replies: 62
Views: 8,782
Posted By Ronald Binge
Endless procrastination by Official Ireland is at...

Endless procrastination by Official Ireland is at fault. Official Irelandís attitude that any transport infrastructure above non-prioritised buses is a treat and not the backbone of sustainable...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 25-02-2018, 23:42
Replies: 62
Views: 8,782
Posted By Ronald Binge
If the Indo or Sindo had their way in the 80s we...

If the Indo or Sindo had their way in the 80s we wouldnít even have DART now. Itís like the first cuckoo of spring, to hear McCarthy et al dumping on any rail proposal. Imagine a plethora of...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 03-02-2018, 16:36
Replies: 12
Views: 3,514
Posted By Ronald Binge
So on that basis the M3 Parkway branch was used...

So on that basis the M3 Parkway branch was used as a means of leveraging funds for the M3. What a dirty, cynical country we live in.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 16-01-2018, 22:10
Replies: 12
Views: 3,135
Posted By Ronald Binge
The extension to Newry was on the website the...

The extension to Newry was on the website the next day: http://www.irishrail.ie/news/newrycommuter
Forum: Commuter Services 11-01-2018, 11:21
Replies: 28
Views: 8,736
Posted By Ronald Binge
Better than nothing.

Better than nothing.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 10-01-2018, 15:00
Replies: 26
Views: 9,350
Posted By Ronald Binge
Would be a good idea. The map should show the...

Would be a good idea. The map should show the buses from Sallins to Naas and Hazelhatch to Celbridge as well. Iíd suggest showing the 84/a connection from Brides Glen to Shankill and Bray but the...
Forum: Commuter Services 10-01-2018, 12:55
Replies: 28
Views: 8,736
Posted By Ronald Binge
Endless redesign is a recipe for nothing...

Endless redesign is a recipe for nothing happening. But I suppose once the vested interests are happy with the status quo then thatís fine.
Forum: Commuter Services 09-01-2018, 18:55
Replies: 28
Views: 8,736
Posted By Ronald Binge
I heard that excuse back in the nineties. Not...

I heard that excuse back in the nineties. Not much has changed, so.
Forum: Commuter Services 08-01-2018, 18:53
Replies: 28
Views: 8,736
Posted By Ronald Binge
Endless money can be found for motorways when...

Endless money can be found for motorways when they can only be marginally justified. Therefore, the only solution is for transport activists to stop looking at transport investment as a zero sum...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 12-10-2017, 19:50
Replies: 282
Views: 133,415
Posted By Ronald Binge
There has been an outage for some time of I… and...

There has been an outage for some time of I… and NIR times on the National Rail planner, which has now been partly repaired.

Delving into the planner, journeys that travel via Dublin Heuston work...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-10-2015, 13:27
Replies: 3
Views: 2,655
Posted By Ronald Binge
Brian Guckian RIP

I note from Grandeeod on boards.ie that Brian Guckian has died at the age of 42. As Brian was formerly part of Platform 11, it would be a shame if his death was left unmarked here....
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-09-2015, 13:24
Replies: 38
Views: 10,196
Posted By Ronald Binge
What causes this fudging and binning of projects...

What causes this fudging and binning of projects is simply that farmers, estate agents and those who make money out of road construction have the ear of the Permanent Government.

It is a lot easier...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 13-09-2013, 19:54
Replies: 10
Views: 3,884
Posted By Ronald Binge
I'm simply asking a question. Jesus.

I'm simply asking a question. Jesus.
Forum: Intercity and Regional 13-09-2013, 19:45
Replies: 10
Views: 3,884
Posted By Ronald Binge
Kiteflying about wholesale closures

Two days in a row and two rumours elsewhere about the NTA considering wholesale closures outside Dublin to Belfast, Cork, Limerick, Westport and Tralee. Any substance or is this simply mischief...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 06-09-2012, 11:54
Replies: 19
Views: 10,349
Posted By Ronald Binge
Hilarious, over on boards.ie CIE is being...

Hilarious, over on boards.ie CIE is being criticised for having free parking at Gort etc. God forbid that any extra pax use the Limerick - Galway trains :rolleyes:
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 02-09-2012, 19:32
Replies: 8
Views: 2,938
Posted By Ronald Binge
I have a nice black Hazelhatch and Celbridge. ...

I have a nice black Hazelhatch and Celbridge. Damn useful!
Forum: All stops to Thurles 01-09-2012, 20:49
Replies: 8
Views: 6,425
Posted By Ronald Binge
Oi! Hands off the Hatch! That's my station and I...

Oi! Hands off the Hatch! That's my station and I use it. Celbridge people were told that there would be a service every fifteen minutes into Dublin - when we got Ä3 car parking charges and only two...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 01-09-2012, 18:46
Replies: 8
Views: 2,938
Posted By Ronald Binge
Proper order!

Proper order!
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 01-09-2012, 18:45
Replies: 26
Views: 12,316
Posted By Ronald Binge
Charging for parking in empty stations surely...

Charging for parking in empty stations surely makes no commercial sense whatsoever. It should be scrapped outside the GDA.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 01-09-2012, 18:44
Replies: 26
Views: 12,316
Posted By Ronald Binge
Practically non-existent and there is no shortage...

Practically non-existent and there is no shortage of cars in the North. Translink should take over the CIE monolith as they know what they are doing. There's a cross border body that would do...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 20-03-2012, 23:24
Replies: 28
Views: 18,568
Posted By Ronald Binge
More to the point she did it in the face of the...

More to the point she did it in the face of the usual cyncism that is one of this country's least attractive qualities. Keyboard warriors take note.
Forum: Intercity and Regional 20-03-2012, 21:52
Replies: 25
Views: 16,691
Posted By Ronald Binge
No need for the Caps Lock and the smart arsery. ...

No need for the Caps Lock and the smart arsery. You are welcome to it.
Forum: Intercity and Regional 19-03-2012, 18:15
Replies: 25
Views: 16,691
Posted By Ronald Binge
Should Glounthane-Midleton not have happened, for...

Should Glounthane-Midleton not have happened, for example? Certainly there were significant numbers of internet dwellers getting their pants twisted over Luas daring to reconstruct even part of the...
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