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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 25-10-2021, 12:58
Replies: 7
Views: 6,725
Posted By Eddie
Anyone know what size train arrives in Dublin...

Anyone know what size train arrives in Dublin (from Cork) at 21.06 on a Saturday evening? Not sure where I can find this information on the Irish Rail website.

Says it is currently booked out for...
Forum: DART 21-09-2021, 11:13
Replies: 4
Views: 14,795
Posted By Eddie
Just spotted a few more errors: Shankill to...

Just spotted a few more errors:

Shankill to Greystones / Greystones to Shankill (1.70 single which is less than just going to Bray)
Shankill to Sandycove & Glasthule (1.70 again, reverse looks...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 13-08-2021, 10:32
Replies: 2
Views: 2,422
Posted By Eddie
It would seem that you can't book anything...

It would seem that you can't book anything on-line to / from a Dart station or the Maynooth line to other stations unless it happens to be an actual stop for the intercity / suburban train. Oddly,...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 03-08-2021, 13:04
Replies: 7
Views: 6,725
Posted By Eddie
Great to see a bit more bike capacity coming down...

Great to see a bit more bike capacity coming down the line, though I'm not sure it will be enough.

Two weeks ago I got the train up to Ballina with my bike on the first train of the day (from...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 27-06-2021, 16:04
Replies: 63
Views: 50,639
Posted By Eddie
A couple of weeks ago, I took the first train of...

A couple of weeks ago, I took the first train of the day down from Dublin to Waterford and cycled to Rosslare, returning back to Dublin on the last train.

There are a couple of level crossings near...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-05-2021, 09:48
Replies: 13
Views: 21,098
Posted By Eddie
Concerning Levels of Passengers on Darts

Travelled by Dart yesterday (Sunday) on the 1.20pm from Salthill & Monkstown to Howth.

As we travelled north on the southside, Darts in the other direction were obviously packed - we breathed a...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 05-08-2020, 14:37
Replies: 3
Views: 15,806
Posted By Eddie
Has this been clarified in any way since 1...

Has this been clarified in any way since 1 May?

Questions I see arising from text are:

1. Are those working from home (and some companies are reporting that employees may do so well into 2021)...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 04-08-2020, 13:48
Replies: 0
Views: 7,878
Posted By Eddie
Ink in Ticket Machines

I have just printed off a one-way ticket for future Intercity travel at a ticket machine.

There is a white band across the ticket half way down where nothing has printed. Everything below about the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 10-07-2020, 11:09
Replies: 13
Views: 21,098
Posted By Eddie
I caught the Dart yesterday evening - my first...

I caught the Dart yesterday evening - my first trip since lockdown. I wasn't intending to catch the train, but was caught out, and so didn't have a mask with me, so tucked my lower face into my...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 23-04-2020, 07:21
Replies: 3
Views: 15,806
Posted By Eddie
Coronavirus & Annual Tax Saver

For the many commuters who have found themselves working from home for the last 5 weeks and may be doing for some time to come, and haven't already cancelled their annual Tax Saver tickets, what is...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 02-11-2019, 15:34
Replies: 2
Views: 10,244
Posted By Eddie
TaxSaver 2019/20

Looks like these have been updated and simplified:

1300 Luas Only
1450 DART / Commuter Rail or Dublin Bus Only (Same or 50 increase on 2018/19)
1800 Any combination of 2 of 3 of the above...
Forum: Dublin Belfast 28-09-2019, 21:56
Replies: 4
Views: 10,296
Posted By Eddie
I'm pretty sure that when we went to Titanic...

I'm pretty sure that when we went to Titanic station a couple of years ago, our Belfast ticket was fine. It sounds familiar that the same was true as far as Pearse in the opposite direction.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-09-2019, 23:12
Replies: 12
Views: 17,099
Posted By Eddie
I've just been watching a couple of recorded...

I've just been watching a couple of recorded programmes of "Scotland's Beautiful Railways" which featured a couple of famous old steam trains (including the Flying Scotsman) traversing the lines. ...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 12-06-2019, 22:20
Replies: 2
Views: 8,858
Posted By Eddie
Random picture of a Mk 4 which does not operate...

Random picture of a Mk 4 which does not operate the Galway service either, to the best of my knowledge!

www.rte.ie/news/ireland/2019/0612/1054941-train-baby/
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 04-04-2019, 20:42
Replies: 2
Views: 7,496
Posted By Eddie
... and Vicky's struggling to say...

... and Vicky's struggling to say "Ireland" rather than "Island"!
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 01-04-2019, 23:06
Replies: 28
Views: 68,633
Posted By Eddie
There are also maps on commuter trains showing...

There are also maps on commuter trains showing Kilcoole as one of 4 stations which represent the limit of the leap card zone.

I suspect advising the NTA that it's impossible to clock in or out at...
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 24-02-2019, 07:26
Replies: 28
Views: 68,633
Posted By Eddie
Just checking that Kilcoole had a leap card...

Just checking that Kilcoole had a leap card reader installed? Might need to use the station in the next while.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 23-01-2019, 23:51
Replies: 6
Views: 17,035
Posted By Eddie
I managed to book a train from Verona to Munich...

I managed to book a train from Verona to Munich via Innsbruck for travel last November on thetrainline.com.

A case of 3 countries working together to operate the service and split the revenue.

I'd...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 08-01-2019, 22:33
Replies: 2
Views: 7,496
Posted By Eddie
All The Stations (Ireland)

is coming soon...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/562621903/all-the-stations-ireland
Forum: DART 20-11-2018, 00:00
Replies: 4
Views: 14,795
Posted By Eddie
No worries. Seems to be fixed now.

No worries.

Seems to be fixed now.
Forum: DART 11-11-2018, 08:29
Replies: 4
Views: 14,795
Posted By Eddie
Dart Fares Calculator Error

The journey Dublin Pearse to Salthill & Monkstown does not seem right to me on the fares calculator - it's coming up with a 3.72 fare adult leap card fare.

Change the start to Connolly or the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 06-09-2018, 21:18
Replies: 64
Views: 37,386
Posted By Eddie
The reason the NTA is driving this is that the...

The reason the NTA is driving this is that the "Bus Connects" scheme which is due to go live in a year's time and is predicated on there being a higher frequency Dart service so that it can deliver...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 08-08-2018, 23:16
Replies: 20
Views: 27,623
Posted By Eddie
I think any manned station in the UK would be...

I think any manned station in the UK would be able to sell you a Sail Rail Ticket (as well as a ticket to any other station in the UK).

What's stopping for example Dun Laoghaire, Bray etc from...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 31-07-2018, 18:56
Replies: 20
Views: 27,623
Posted By Eddie
Regrettably there has been no service between...

Regrettably there has been no service between Rosslare and Waterford for about 4 years and before this, there was only one return service daily for some time before this, which was inadequate.

There...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 26-07-2018, 07:05
Replies: 0
Views: 4,315
Posted By Eddie
"Take the Easy Route" Supplement in Sunday Times, 22/7/18

In last Sunday's Sunday Times there was a supplement with Ireland's "Top 30 Train Journeys".

I therefore expected to see the likes of Waterford to Limerick or Limerick to Galway featuring somewhere...
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