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Forum: DART 03-12-2019, 23:23
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By Jamie2k9
I'm sure your information is sound but it also...

I'm sure your information is sound but it also raises questions how effecitve it is when you read the below.

Security on platforms is whats required at this...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 28-11-2019, 13:16
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By Jamie2k9
Website says services will also operate on NYE...

Website says services will also operate on NYE but not on online.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 12-11-2019, 21:48
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By Jamie2k9
These type of numbers are usually restricted so...

These type of numbers are usually restricted so its because you don't have an ROI network.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 12-11-2019, 21:44
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By Jamie2k9
From Monday (18th) 06.20 Galway-Limerick...

From Monday (18th)

06.20 Galway-Limerick advanced to 06.15.
06.30 Galway-Heuston advanced to 06.25 and will now serve Kildare at...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 01-11-2019, 15:34
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Jamie2k9
Looking at UK stock coming out of service the...

Looking at UK stock coming out of service the 185s are the only DMU option anyway suitable. The rest are either way to old, small or not a DMU.

Not sure how much of a factor in holding up the 22s...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 31-10-2019, 20:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Jamie2k9
The chances of 185s coming were always very low,...

The chances of 185s coming were always very low, nobody in IE taught it was even a serious proposal.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-10-2019, 17:53
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Jamie2k9
This is the original contract another operator...

This is the original contract another operator couldn’t bid to produce them. Yes figures are from 2016 and they would have approached H/R for estimates. 50% increase in 3 years is very high but...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-10-2019, 17:31
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Jamie2k9
So approval today for 41 carriages. The price...

So approval today for 41 carriages.

The price tag jumped 50 million to 150 million or 3.6m per carriage. The previous orders were about 2.2-4 million per coach.

Anyone explain how there is such...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 30-10-2019, 10:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,015
Posted By Jamie2k9
The 41 carriages are middle 22000 carriages which...

The 41 carriages are middle 22000 carriages which have yet to be ordered. IE had said in service by mid 2021 but its going to be mid 2022 unless NTA get a move on.

There is no leased stock from...
Forum: DART 24-10-2019, 21:15
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By Jamie2k9
Any update from them? This would indicate they...

Any update from them?

This would indicate they are not stationed...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 30-09-2019, 07:35
Replies: 11
Views: 1,523
Posted By Jamie2k9
20.47 to be operated by ICR which good for the...

20.47 to be operated by ICR which good for the service.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 29-09-2019, 13:00
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Jamie2k9
Yeah valid between Central and G Victoria Street...

Yeah valid between Central and G Victoria Street which includes Botanic and City Hospital or Metro Bus and Glider.

Many NI passengers wrongly assume there tickets are valid on Luas which suits...
Forum: Dublin Belfast 28-09-2019, 17:24
Replies: 4
Views: 811
Posted By Jamie2k9
Its on NI Railways timetable. Staff in Pearse...

Its on NI Railways timetable. Staff in Pearse should be aware and if not I wouldn't worry about producing something in writing. Explain it and if they take issue tell them check with a manager. ...
Forum: DART 26-09-2019, 18:54
Replies: 6
Views: 1,513
Posted By Jamie2k9
Howth Junction Security

Have they stopped the 24hr security?

It needs to be urgently restored from 15.00 to closing especially at this time of year.
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 20-09-2019, 18:08
Replies: 11
Views: 1,523
Posted By Jamie2k9
Confirmed starts 30 Sep (20.47) Mon-Fri. 21.40...

Confirmed starts 30 Sep (20.47) Mon-Fri.

21.40 ex Maynooth is cancelled Mon-Fri. Can see this been massively busy so not a major issue.

Other minor changed to late night DART and...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 17-09-2019, 14:30
Replies: 11
Views: 1,523
Posted By Jamie2k9
Wonder will they cancel the 21.40 ex Maynooth or...

Wonder will they cancel the 21.40 ex Maynooth or split an 8 car.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 10-09-2019, 07:18
Replies: 12
Views: 5,373
Posted By Jamie2k9
They are losing plenty giving reservation refunds...

They are losing plenty giving reservation refunds daily, I don't think a handful of payments for this will break the bank.

I do think they should perhaps give more scheduling consideration to...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-09-2019, 14:47
Replies: 12
Views: 5,373
Posted By Jamie2k9
I think a ban is very harsh. I believe all bar 1...

I think a ban is very harsh. I believe all bar 1 service were under 60 late and by IE standards very quick.

If they managed to rescue an IV or even ICR as quick it would be good. I get its more...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 25-08-2019, 16:12
Replies: 101
Views: 29,617
Posted By Jamie2k9
It was actually the whole Galway route. It might...

It was actually the whole Galway route. It might get to design/planning in maybe 10-15 years.

They will probably fail to deliver electrification in GDA never mind anything outside it. Just look...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 25-08-2019, 15:23
Replies: 101
Views: 29,617
Posted By Jamie2k9
It justified the case for IE to manage and invest...

It justified the case for IE to manage and invest in what they have before wasting money on WRC that will deliver a lower ROI.



The CEO made reference to double tracking that section not long ago. ...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 25-08-2019, 15:19
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By Jamie2k9
Looks like shelter spaces are marked out on...

Looks like shelter spaces are marked out on platform where the concrete is.

Good to see PIS installed however not sure they are operational yet. Very slow construction and its not even fully...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 23-08-2019, 11:41
Replies: 101
Views: 29,617
Posted By Jamie2k9
They did say the 07.50 last Sunday was reduced...

They did say the 07.50 last Sunday was reduced from 5 to 4 car after a train failure.

The 09.45 has had many issues since introduced, victim of its own success!

Tricky to resolve unless they make...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 22-08-2019, 09:36
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By Jamie2k9
Thats just careless scheduling, 08.00 now departs...

Thats just careless scheduling, 08.00 now departs at 09.31 instead of 09.33. So regular 08.55 Limerick-Heuston calls at 09.21 followed by 09.05 calling at 09.31.

Can they just advance 09.05 to...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 21-08-2019, 11:26
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By Jamie2k9
There might be taking a wait and see approach to...

There might be taking a wait and see approach to see if improvements materialise.
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 20-08-2019, 19:16
Replies: 11
Views: 2,317
Posted By Jamie2k9
Unannounced Timetable Alterations

The new platform at Limerick J opens on Sunday, Irish Rail are implementing unannounced schedule changes. Only those who check the journey planner will be aware. I'm sure people who booked...
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