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Forum: Commuter Services 30-04-2010, 19:00
Replies: 43
Views: 27,801
Posted By fergn
Got my smartcard at Connolly this evening. Tagged...

Got my smartcard at Connolly this evening. Tagged on and tagged off no problems. I registered as soon as I got home and checked my history and it says my card number followed by (null). Then E-Purse...
Forum: Commuter Services 24-03-2010, 16:56
Replies: 570
Views: 312,529
Posted By fergn
07:50 ex Rosslare garbled announcements

Pretty much since this service was transferred to intercity operation that all manual announcements made are garbled and inintelligible. This seems to happen everyday on this particular service. This...
Forum: Commuter Services 10-03-2010, 12:23
Replies: 62
Views: 29,197
Posted By fergn
I understand completely that I have purchased a...

I understand completely that I have purchased a ticket for the right to travel on a train and if they honour that right then I have no reason to complain. The reason for my complaint is the hassle of...
Forum: Commuter Services 09-03-2010, 20:22
Replies: 62
Views: 29,197
Posted By fergn
I figured that they probably won't replace it. I...

I figured that they probably won't replace it. I heard smartcards are being released to the public next month. Is this true?
Forum: Commuter Services 09-03-2010, 18:45
Replies: 62
Views: 29,197
Posted By fergn
Ticket Corrupt

My trusty old monthly ticket failed 4 days ago and now is not being accepted by any gate in any station, it just does the little in and out dance before showing 'ticket failed'. Fair enough but I...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 25-01-2010, 18:59
Replies: 347
Views: 308,789
Posted By fergn
Rosslare Announcements

Today's 0750 Rosslare to Connolly had no destination on the front or sides and the internal PIS showing 'This is coach....'. Driver made manual announcements but were barely audible with much speaker...
Forum: Commuter Services 21-01-2010, 16:53
Replies: 62
Views: 29,197
Posted By fergn
The new ticket gates at Greystones are causing a...

The new ticket gates at Greystones are causing a bit of hassle. Today I saw two people insert their ticket at the same time at two different validators both tickets got stuck and didn't come out thus...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 08-01-2010, 14:31
Replies: 6
Views: 7,807
Posted By fergn
3 Car Intercity trains should not be used on...

3 Car Intercity trains should not be used on commuter services. A few weeks ago a perfectly good 4 car 28k train was used on the 0600 Gorey to Connolly and the 3 Car Intercity was used on 0625...
Forum: DART 22-12-2009, 17:52
Replies: 12
Views: 10,095
Posted By fergn
It appears that exit validation has begun at...

It appears that exit validation has begun at Greystones this week, despite the lack of notice. My trusty monthly ticket completely failed today at Greystones in and out and at Pearse in and out. It...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 18-12-2009, 23:09
Replies: 6
Views: 2,885
Posted By fergn
Sick of the new dart timetable

As a Greystones commuter I am sick and tired of the new timetable! Yesterday I got the 14:25 Connolly to Greystones dart arrived at Bray at 15:09 (on time). The 12:55 ex Rosslare arrived in moments...
Forum: Commuter Services 16-12-2009, 22:48
Replies: 570
Views: 312,529
Posted By fergn
16-12-09

On this evening's 16:30 Connolly to Wexford the train was showing on the front Ceann Poill (Campile). Didn't see the english as I just caught a glimpse of it as I was passing on a northbound train....
Forum: Commuter Services 02-12-2009, 19:35
Replies: 570
Views: 312,529
Posted By fergn
Today's 1340 Pearse to Maynooth was displaying...

Today's 1340 Pearse to Maynooth was displaying Rosslare Harbour/Calafort Ros Lair on the front and the internal displays were off and no announcements.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 27-11-2009, 18:01
Replies: 2
Views: 2,236
Posted By fergn
Normal Service? Yeah Right

Far from normal service! The 07:40 Rosslare to Connolly arrived in Connolly 25 minutes late! Of course no apologies or explanation. 16:43(14:48 from Gorey) started at Connolly with the dart that...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 23-11-2009, 16:53
Replies: 126
Views: 85,977
Posted By fergn
Can't help but notice that according to the...

Can't help but notice that according to the realtime system that the Maynooth to Rosslare Harbour train that is due in Connolly at 17:23 has just arrived at Greystones?!? and also its running to...
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 19-11-2009, 18:13
Replies: 16
Views: 19,688
Posted By fergn
Delayed Again!

(19-11-09) Left Connolly almost 20 minutes late this evening due to the extremely late arrival of the incoming Sligo train. Of course at first we were told 10 minutes late due 'Operational Problems'...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 13-11-2009, 21:21
Replies: 23
Views: 8,813
Posted By fergn
I am tad confused about this. I put in Wicklow to...

I am tad confused about this. I put in Wicklow to Maynooth on the journey planner and it tells me to take the train at 1540 from Wicklow to Greystones and change for a dart at Greystones and then get...
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 12-11-2009, 18:29
Replies: 16
Views: 19,688
Posted By fergn
I was on this train this evening. When I boarded...

I was on this train this evening. When I boarded I couldn't believe how messy it was.The reason for the delay was the incoming Sligo train that usually arrives into Platform 1 and sits before heading...
Forum: Commuter Services 30-10-2009, 19:25
Replies: 570
Views: 312,529
Posted By fergn
1640 Connolly to Gorey (30th October 2009)

Don't know if this has been mentioned before but as we were going around Bray head this evening I noticed that the internal displays were showing "Next Station - 5.3km" this figure was decreasing...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 05-10-2009, 20:14
Replies: 11
Views: 2,697
Posted By fergn
The 07:40 Rosslare to Connolly was delayed by 15...

The 07:40 Rosslare to Connolly was delayed by 15 mins this morning probably because the down morning Rosslare was delayed. Nice experience waiting at Greystones for a train that may or may not show...
Forum: DART 05-10-2009, 20:05
Replies: 12
Views: 10,095
Posted By fergn
Greystones Station building now open again....

Greystones Station building now open again. Slightly altered ticket office open and new gates in place. From what I could see there are 4 gates and they were covered in bubble wrap. I expect they...
Forum: DART 18-09-2009, 13:21
Replies: 12
Views: 10,095
Posted By fergn
If I was to my hold my breath and wait for the...

If I was to my hold my breath and wait for the displays to work, I probably would die and be long dead before they show anything of interest besides telling me I am at Greystones station! I am not...
Forum: DART 18-09-2009, 13:08
Replies: 12
Views: 10,095
Posted By fergn
Automatic ticket checking at Greystones and Bray

Spotted this morning at Greystones, 2 posters proudly proclaiming 'Automatic ticket checking.... in operation at this station shortly'. I don't see how they are planning to fit them in due to the...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 24-07-2009, 18:13
Replies: 1
Views: 9,562
Posted By fergn
1305 Connolly - Rosslare (24-7-2009)

Arrived at Greystones 25 mins late. 4 carriage train so it was quite full. Between Wicklow And Rathdrum there was a burning smell followed by a light cloud of smoke filling the 2nd carriage. We were...
Forum: Commuter Services 05-06-2009, 18:25
Replies: 81
Views: 36,469
Posted By fergn
Greystones has also acquired the readers on the...

Greystones has also acquired the readers on the turnstiles.
Forum: Commuter Services 01-05-2009, 17:40
Replies: 570
Views: 312,529
Posted By fergn
Intercity Railcar on the Northern Line?

On today's (1/05/09) 1640 Connolly - Gorey as I was boarding I noticed that the PIS was announcing and displaying in Irish that the train was going from Drogheda to Rosslare and announcing all the...
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