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Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 01-09-2020, 15:08
Replies: 13
Views: 6,153
Posted By Jamie2k9
Well there is works further south as well. The...

Well there is works further south as well. The situation would get really messy if you adjust intermediate times. One week there could be a bunch of restrictions in Kildare are, next week Thurles...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 31-08-2020, 12:59
Replies: 13
Views: 6,153
Posted By Jamie2k9
Short term i'd say. Lot of track renewal on down...

Short term i'd say. Lot of track renewal on down line between Hazelhatch-Kildare due to take place and Ballast cleaning restarts which will have restrictions every few weeks. Lot of services losing...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 06-08-2020, 21:04
Replies: 18
Views: 12,307
Posted By Jamie2k9
Slighly suprising Enfeild loop lasted over recent...

Slighly suprising Enfeild loop lasted over recent years, 7 years with no scheduled use. IE attatitue is use them or lose them!

It was only braught back into use when the 06.55 resumed.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 23-07-2020, 14:35
Replies: 12
Views: 7,442
Posted By Jamie2k9
It should be doubled, its a very cheap...

It should be doubled, its a very cheap investment. The alignment is available apart from one bridge however replacmentg that or not isn't really an issue. Give or take 30 million project. The line...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 21-07-2020, 11:16
Replies: 0
Views: 2,803
Posted By Jamie2k9
Online Bookings & Free Travel Pass

FTP will be able to book seats online without getting charged the seat reserved fee.



https://www.irishrail.ie/rail-fares-and-tickets/guide-to-buying-online/booking-a-seat-only-reservation

It...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 21-01-2020, 11:42
Replies: 3
Views: 6,564
Posted By Jamie2k9
Is the breakdown comment fair? Granted there...

Is the breakdown comment fair? Granted there have been a few issues lately.

One passenger contracted RTE so I don't think you can judge the level of communication and there wasn't a major...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 06-01-2020, 09:45
Replies: 1
Views: 5,854
Posted By Jamie2k9
Improving Reservation Reliability

IE hoping to improve reservation issues.



https://www.thejournal.ie/complaints-irish-rail-pre-booked-seats-4930711-Jan2020/
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 21-12-2019, 17:31
Replies: 5
Views: 11,035
Posted By Jamie2k9
Services were planned for Dec 20/21 on both...

Services were planned for Dec 20/21 on both routes at 23.30 (Cobh) and 23.45 (Midleton) and 00.01 and 00.15 (returning to Cork) however they never made it to the public timetable. Lack of drivers...
Forum: DART 03-12-2019, 23:23
Replies: 6
Views: 10,800
Posted By Jamie2k9
I'm sure your information is sound but it also...

I'm sure your information is sound but it also raises questions how effecitve it is when you read the below.

Security on platforms is whats required at this...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 28-11-2019, 13:16
Replies: 5
Views: 11,035
Posted By Jamie2k9
Website says services will also operate on NYE...

Website says services will also operate on NYE but not on online.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 12-11-2019, 21:48
Replies: 2
Views: 7,452
Posted By Jamie2k9
These type of numbers are usually restricted so...

These type of numbers are usually restricted so its because you don't have an ROI network.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 12-11-2019, 21:44
Replies: 11
Views: 5,948
Posted By Jamie2k9
From Monday (18th) 06.20 Galway-Limerick...

From Monday (18th)

06.20 Galway-Limerick advanced to 06.15.
06.30 Galway-Heuston advanced to 06.25 and will now serve Kildare at...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 01-11-2019, 15:34
Replies: 14
Views: 10,662
Posted By Jamie2k9
Looking at UK stock coming out of service the...

Looking at UK stock coming out of service the 185s are the only DMU option anyway suitable. The rest are either way to old, small or not a DMU.

Not sure how much of a factor in holding up the 22s...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 31-10-2019, 20:33
Replies: 14
Views: 10,662
Posted By Jamie2k9
The chances of 185s coming were always very low,...

The chances of 185s coming were always very low, nobody in IE taught it was even a serious proposal.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-10-2019, 17:53
Replies: 14
Views: 10,662
Posted By Jamie2k9
This is the original contract another operator...

This is the original contract another operator couldn’t bid to produce them. Yes figures are from 2016 and they would have approached H/R for estimates. 50% increase in 3 years is very high but...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-10-2019, 17:31
Replies: 14
Views: 10,662
Posted By Jamie2k9
So approval today for 41 carriages. The price...

So approval today for 41 carriages.

The price tag jumped 50 million to 150 million or 3.6m per carriage. The previous orders were about 2.2-4 million per coach.

Anyone explain how there is such...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-10-2019, 10:46
Replies: 14
Views: 10,662
Posted By Jamie2k9
The 41 carriages are middle 22000 carriages which...

The 41 carriages are middle 22000 carriages which have yet to be ordered. IE had said in service by mid 2021 but its going to be mid 2022 unless NTA get a move on.

There is no leased stock from...
Forum: DART 24-10-2019, 21:15
Replies: 6
Views: 10,800
Posted By Jamie2k9
Any update from them? This would indicate they...

Any update from them?

This would indicate they are not stationed...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 30-09-2019, 07:35
Replies: 11
Views: 9,710
Posted By Jamie2k9
20.47 to be operated by ICR which good for the...

20.47 to be operated by ICR which good for the service.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 29-09-2019, 13:00
Replies: 4
Views: 4,790
Posted By Jamie2k9
Yeah valid between Central and G Victoria Street...

Yeah valid between Central and G Victoria Street which includes Botanic and City Hospital or Metro Bus and Glider.

Many NI passengers wrongly assume there tickets are valid on Luas which suits...
Forum: Dublin Belfast 28-09-2019, 17:24
Replies: 4
Views: 4,790
Posted By Jamie2k9
Its on NI Railways timetable. Staff in Pearse...

Its on NI Railways timetable. Staff in Pearse should be aware and if not I wouldn't worry about producing something in writing. Explain it and if they take issue tell them check with a manager. ...
Forum: DART 26-09-2019, 18:54
Replies: 6
Views: 10,800
Posted By Jamie2k9
Howth Junction Security

Have they stopped the 24hr security?

It needs to be urgently restored from 15.00 to closing especially at this time of year.
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 20-09-2019, 18:08
Replies: 11
Views: 9,710
Posted By Jamie2k9
Confirmed starts 30 Sep (20.47) Mon-Fri. 21.40...

Confirmed starts 30 Sep (20.47) Mon-Fri.

21.40 ex Maynooth is cancelled Mon-Fri. Can see this been massively busy so not a major issue.

Other minor changed to late night DART and...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 17-09-2019, 14:30
Replies: 11
Views: 9,710
Posted By Jamie2k9
Wonder will they cancel the 21.40 ex Maynooth or...

Wonder will they cancel the 21.40 ex Maynooth or split an 8 car.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 10-09-2019, 07:18
Replies: 12
Views: 13,019
Posted By Jamie2k9
They are losing plenty giving reservation refunds...

They are losing plenty giving reservation refunds daily, I don't think a handful of payments for this will break the bank.

I do think they should perhaps give more scheduling consideration to...
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