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Forum: Nenagh Line 19-06-2021, 20:20
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Dear Friends, I just created the petition:...

Dear Friends, I just created the petition: Upgrade and Invest in the Limerick Nenagh Ballybrophy Railway Line. It would mean a lot to me if you took a moment to add your name because: The...
Forum: Nenagh Line 25-05-2021, 14:53
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
https://tippfm.com/news/transport/ballybrophy-lime...

https://tippfm.com/news/transport/ballybrophy-limerick-line-reopen-matter-weeks/
Forum: Nenagh Line 22-05-2021, 06:05
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
ITO world seems to have ceased operation. Dont...

ITO world seems to have ceased operation. Dont think the Kilonan junction to Ballybrophy line was ever done on openstreetmap.
Forum: Nenagh Line 22-05-2021, 05:40
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Sorry just reading over this thread, are the...

Sorry just reading over this thread, are the current CWR line works likely to improve that situation? I have a recollection that replacing with concrete sleepers was not a good thing.

I see a lot of...
Forum: Nenagh Line 17-05-2021, 12:33
Replies: 9
Views: 23,188
Posted By Deedsie
Are they not in the process of upgrading the...

Are they not in the process of upgrading the track between Nenagh and Ballybrophy? Continuous Welded rail replacing the old track?
Forum: Nenagh Line 16-05-2021, 20:07
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
I think that list of level crossings listed...

I think that list of level crossings listed between the stations really illuminates the extent of the problem on the Western half of the line.

What I would love to see considered is that the section...
Forum: Nenagh Line 16-05-2021, 20:07
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Limerick - Nenagh - Ballybrophy Level...

Limerick - Nenagh - Ballybrophy Level Crossings

KILONAN SIGNAL BOX

XN184 Scart Public Rd (CX)
XN177 Annacotty Public Rd (CX)
XN174 Clyduff Public Rd. (CX)
XN170 Richill Public Rd. (CCTV)
XN168...
Forum: Nenagh Line 14-05-2021, 04:03
Replies: 9
Views: 23,188
Posted By Deedsie
Obviously great to see any investment in the line...

Obviously great to see any investment in the line but the worst section of the line is the section between Nenagh and Limerick.

If they want to attract regular commuter passengers, they will have to...
Forum: Nenagh Line 17-05-2017, 18:07
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
I noticed the price has gone up since the new...

I noticed the price has gone up since the new Irish rail website was rolled out.
Forum: Nenagh Line 24-10-2016, 18:53
Replies: 1
Views: 12,491
Posted By Deedsie
Limerick Junction to Limerick Colbert ~ 40 km -...

Limerick Junction to Limerick Colbert ~ 40 km - Journey time 26 minutes 0 stops

Ennis to Limerick Colbert ~ 40 km - Journey time 40 minutes - 1 stop Sixmilebridge

Nenagh to Limerick Colbert ~ 40...
Forum: Nenagh Line 24-10-2016, 18:39
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Talk in the papers that the line is up for the...

Talk in the papers that the line is up for the chop again...

I'm a big supporter of the Ballybrophy - Nenagh - Limerick line but no one is going to use it as it is. I searched earlier for a train...
Forum: Nenagh Line 01-04-2016, 11:07
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
"Like we are all gone back in time"...

"Like we are all gone back in time" similar to the reconditioning and use of the Phoenix park tunnel?

I am advocating improving the line gradually over time. Having a plan in place for the most...
Forum: Nenagh Line 29-03-2016, 15:04
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Why is it crazy to propose a more direct and...

Why is it crazy to propose a more direct and faster line? The entire network needs to be upgraded it seems and this line is be far the worst in the country. The government decide what part of the...
Forum: Nenagh Line 29-03-2016, 12:23
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
And how much does it cost to automate a level...

And how much does it cost to automate a level crossing?

There are 29 level crossings on this map if you zoom into the Limerick - Nenagh - Ballybrophy...
Forum: Nenagh Line 29-03-2016, 11:58
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
I understand. Its a shame as it serves an area of...

I understand. Its a shame as it serves an area of the midwest without many jobs and an improved public infrastructure for the area to bring workers where there are jobs. Limerick or Dublin would be a...
Forum: Nenagh Line 29-03-2016, 10:20
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Great links... Thanks so much. Wow there is so...

Great links... Thanks so much.

Wow there is so much to it. Limerick to Birdhill has so many level crossings it would need massive investment. As would Nenagh to Ballybrophy.

All very depressing....
Forum: Nenagh Line 29-03-2016, 10:12
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Something like this is what I was thinking. It...

Something like this is what I was thinking. It would surely increase speeds if the train didnt have to travel to Ballybrophy and switch trains? Am I missing something...
Forum: Nenagh Line 27-03-2016, 21:27
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Ah I like a challenge, and it's something to say...

Ah I like a challenge, and it's something to say to politicians when they come to the door. It's not the most important project by a good distance but small regular investment could improve the line...
Forum: Nenagh Line 27-03-2016, 19:32
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Hi Berney, Thanks for the reply. Do the...

Hi Berney,

Thanks for the reply. Do the accommodation crossing impact on journey times to the same as the level crossings do? Has there ever been an attempt to automate the level crossings or...
Forum: Nenagh Line 27-03-2016, 18:55
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Is there anyway to find out exactly how many...

Is there anyway to find out exactly how many level crossings there are? Is there a GIS map viewer or anything?
Forum: Nenagh Line 26-03-2016, 16:14
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Sorry but your link isn't working for me but I...

Sorry but your link isn't working for me but I will assume we are referring to the same thing.

My assumption would be that the appreciable service improvement would be the improvement of journey...
Forum: Nenagh Line 25-03-2016, 17:04
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Has there ever been a study done investigating...

Has there ever been a study done investigating the feasibility of adding a spur off the line just South of Borris in Ossory to the main line South of Portlaoise? What would it cost? It seems like the...
Forum: Nenagh Line 24-03-2016, 12:23
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
I can see the Phoenix Park Tunnel line being an...

I can see the Phoenix Park Tunnel line being an absolutely astounding success. A relatively small investment for huge rewards.

Maybe this should lead to a long term project of upgrading the entire...
Forum: Nenagh Line 24-03-2016, 12:17
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
A transfer at Kildare onto a phoenix Park Tunnel...

A transfer at Kildare onto a phoenix Park Tunnel line train would make it available to intercity trains?
Forum: Nenagh Line 24-03-2016, 10:40
Replies: 52
Views: 50,571
Posted By Deedsie
Fantasy proposal

I totally understand that financially this is not viable and there is not enough rail users using the line at present.... However.

Wouldn't it make more sense to have a stop just south of Borris -...
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