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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 30-01-2019, 23:18
Replies: 25
Views: 6,279
Posted By Kilocharlie
Tender...

Tender published:
https://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/publicpurchase_frameset.asp?PID=141241&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE&PS=1&PP=ctm/Supplier/publictenders
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 18-10-2018, 22:09
Replies: 8
Views: 6,562
Posted By Kilocharlie
The €600 top up won't be available until late...

The €600 top up won't be available until late 2019 meanwhile we have the €450 city centre top-up.

The disparity between Sallins and Newbridge increases as the SHZ annual fares are reduced by 5.8%...
Forum: Commuter Services 03-01-2017, 09:40
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
Story has been confirmed by Irish Rail. As a...

Story has been confirmed by Irish Rail.

As a conclusion to this tale, all P2P tickets to Heuston with the City Centre add-on have been issued as P2P to GCD which includes the DB/Luas add-on starting...
Forum: Commuter Services 20-12-2016, 00:16
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
The 1801 (1758 ex GCD) connects with the 1825...

The 1801 (1758 ex GCD) connects with the 1825 from Heuston not the 1805. The 1758 is typically 5-10 mins late at Drumcondra but makes the connection with the 1825. Sounds like your trip was normal...
Forum: Commuter Services 17-12-2016, 14:32
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
There's a story going around, not confirmed, that...

There's a story going around, not confirmed, that the city-centre add-on to P2P does not work at barriers other than Connolly and that IE are now suggesting that users get a P2P to Pearse since they...
Forum: Commuter Services 13-12-2016, 09:55
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
Last week due to the 'sygnet' fault, the 1758...

Last week due to the 'sygnet' fault, the 1758 GCD-Hatch was 13 mins late leaving Drumcondra, but the connection with the 1825 Heuston-Portlaoise was maintained.

Experience is showing that delays of...
Forum: Commuter Services 04-12-2016, 17:01
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
Exactly! It's fairly obvious that there's a 5...

Exactly!

It's fairly obvious that there's a 5 min margin built into the run time between Drumcondra and Parkwest and the Portlaoise trains fairly dawdle between Fonthill and the Hatch, another 5 min...
Forum: Commuter Services 04-12-2016, 16:13
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
Trains have been typically 5 mins late at...

Trains have been typically 5 mins late at Drumcondra outbound but, so far, connections with Heuston-Portlaoise trains have been made on-time, at least when I used them. I wonder what's the limit...
Forum: Commuter Services 01-12-2016, 19:35
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
The 1728 GDC-Newbridge, a 4-car ICR, was over 90%...

The 1728 GDC-Newbridge, a 4-car ICR, was over 90% loaded today. Not bad after less than 2 weeks.

Hazelhatch service lag a little behind in loading.

The 1805 Heston-Portlaoise has been upgraded to a...
Forum: Commuter Services 21-11-2016, 20:49
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
Some delays this evening with 15 and 25 min...

Some delays this evening with 15 and 25 min delays.

One service, 1758 ex GCD arrived 10 mins late in Hazlehatch at 1856 according to realtime but the connecting service to Portlaoise left on time...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 19-11-2016, 11:45
Replies: 57
Views: 23,075
Posted By Kilocharlie
A full tender process takes up to five years....

A full tender process takes up to five years. Re-ordering additional ICR units only take 2-3 years. Also there is the advantage of compatibility with the rest of the fleet esp for maintenance....
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 18-11-2016, 11:59
Replies: 57
Views: 23,075
Posted By Kilocharlie
The review also discusses fleet enhancement to...

The review also discusses fleet enhancement to cope with expect growth in numbers:

Refurbishing the 2700s at 300,000 each to be on-line in 2018/19 and releasing
ICRs from the PPT route


And buying...
Forum: Commuter Services 15-11-2016, 14:44
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
Confirmed.

Confirmed.
Forum: Commuter Services 14-11-2016, 17:34
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
20. PPT fares queries. ADDRESSED: Travel to/from...

20. PPT fares queries.

ADDRESSED: Travel to/from Drumcondra to GCD from stations on Heuston corridor will be within existing fare structures, with Leap fares distance based, and for cash Drumcondra...
Forum: Commuter Services 11-11-2016, 22:34
Replies: 62
Views: 23,009
Posted By Kilocharlie
Hopefully they'll have fares for P2P annuals as...

Hopefully they'll have fares for P2P annuals as well.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 03-11-2016, 22:22
Replies: 25
Views: 12,137
Posted By Kilocharlie
I was talking about point-to-point fares such as...

I was talking about point-to-point fares such as from Newbridge.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 03-11-2016, 16:50
Replies: 25
Views: 12,137
Posted By Kilocharlie
No mention by NTA or Taxsaver of the GCD service...

No mention by NTA or Taxsaver of the GCD service for point to point tickets.

Taxsaver still refer to Heuston with usual Luas/DB extra but nothing about the new GCD service.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 19-10-2016, 09:29
Replies: 306
Views: 176,527
Posted By Kilocharlie
Exactly the same issue I raise a few weeks ago...

Exactly the same issue I raise a few weeks ago when the Kildare (County) - GCD service starts. The only solution is to have to 2 leap cards in the Integrated ticketing system. The real issue was the...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 27-07-2016, 09:44
Replies: 63
Views: 29,287
Posted By Kilocharlie
And Apple take 30% of the transactions....

And Apple take 30% of the transactions....
Forum: All stops to Thurles 18-07-2016, 18:17
Replies: 63
Views: 29,287
Posted By Kilocharlie
Yes if Kildare is served at least at peak hours....

Yes if Kildare is served at least at peak hours. But I'd need to know early Nov for Annual Taxsaver renewal. No good if it terminates at Newbridge.
Forum: All stops to Thurles 18-07-2016, 13:35
Replies: 63
Views: 29,287
Posted By Kilocharlie
Suppose you get tag on at Bray, change at GCD and...

Suppose you get tag on at Bray, change at GCD and don't tag off at your p2p station?
Forum: All stops to Thurles 18-07-2016, 13:32
Replies: 63
Views: 29,287
Posted By Kilocharlie
All we need now is a timetable...

All we need now is a timetable...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 14-07-2016, 20:32
Replies: 63
Views: 29,287
Posted By Kilocharlie
Kildare has validators operation when the station...

Kildare has validators operation when the station is staffed. Many evenings, it is not staffed and the validators are behind closed doors, as they are at Sallins and Newbridge. As well, one of gatse...
Forum: All stops to Thurles 13-07-2016, 09:49
Replies: 63
Views: 29,287
Posted By Kilocharlie
But what happens if you don't tag-off? Some...

But what happens if you don't tag-off? Some stations do not have active validators at all times - e.g Sallins only has validators for a few hours in the morning.
Forum: All stops to Thurles 13-07-2016, 09:07
Replies: 63
Views: 29,287
Posted By Kilocharlie
Here's a question? What happens when a LEAP card...

Here's a question?

What happens when a LEAP card with a Point-to-Point ticket and e-purse is presented at Pearse?

How does the system know that you are using the P2P (to Drogheda or Kildare) or...
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