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Unread 08-09-2007, 00:09   #1
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Default Rush and Lusk Station- more parking

was heading into the station this evening. Saw several planning notices about carparking. IE currently are building a new carpark beside Killane's furniture place. I'd say about 30 places.
The planning notice says 187 more places and 12handicapped parking places. The guy in the ticket office said they're knocking all the houses in the west of the station and the station grounds for this planning application. and there's more spaces to come immediately south of the Rush carpark but the sale hasn't gone through because the farmer can't find the deeds for the land. We were talking about this in the pub and a buddy pointed out that the farmer would hardly be holding out for more cash in the current property climate.

So something like 300 new carparking spots at Rush & Lusk in the next year seems on. which is nice ... now I don't get the train any more....
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Unread 09-09-2007, 22:27   #2
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When i passed through the station today at about 8 o'clock it was closed. The station was actually closed, and yet the information board claimed there was a train in half an hour. How can a train arrive when no one can get on to the foot bridge or out of the station? I know it was a sunday but even 5 or so people between 8 and midnight might actually be comming from the north and not the south.
Commuting is my extra 50 minutes of sleep
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Unread 10-09-2007, 20:42   #3
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There's a night gate at the foot of the bridge on the east platform ( Dublin bound) that is opened when the station is closed (usually)
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Unread 17-09-2007, 09:17   #4
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Car Park planning notice F07A/1115
The demolition of 5 no. existing dwellings, the construction of 199 additional car parking spaces including 12 disabled parking bays, bicycle storage, the realignment of the existing entrance to the R128 Lusk-Rush road and associated site works including site lighting and boundary fencing

Station being upgraded also F07A/1126
Development at Rush & Lusk Railway Station which is a protected structure. The development will consist of the removal of the existing station footbridge, the removal of a timber post supporting the s/w corner of the 'Up' (east) platform canopy, the removal of the glazed timber screen between the ticket hall and the platform, the removal of a window in the platform wall of the waiting room and demolition of the wall below the window opening, demolition of internal walls and partitions, the construction of a new footbridge with associated full accessibility compliant stairs and lifts, the installation of new structure to support the s/w corner of the 'Up' platform canopy, the installation of a glazed screen and automatic sliding doors to the ticket hall, ramped access from ticket hall to platform, and internal reconfiguration to provide dual height ticket windows, enlarged ticket hall and waiting facilities, fully compliant accessible toilet accommodation and waiting areas and reconfigured staff facilities.
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