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Forum: Events, Happenings and Media Yesterday, 11:41
Replies: 84
Views: 22,316
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: 5
Views: 187
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: 5
Views: 187
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: 5
Views: 187
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...
Forum: Commuter Services 19-08-2019, 11:07
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Jamie2k9
I think there is only one (could be two) 8 pace...

I think there is only one (could be two) 8 pace with split livery. The rest are singles or matching. I'd say its rare a 29 is split these days unless there is a failure/operational change.

They...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 19-08-2019, 11:04
Replies: 9
Views: 5,572
Posted By Jamie2k9
interesting they have the CCTV operating...

interesting they have the CCTV operating approving access. Wonder if Luas operate such a system?

It's still short sited if they were to scrap lifts for ramps. Lift replacement appears is needed...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 11-08-2019, 13:03
Replies: 9
Views: 5,572
Posted By Jamie2k9
Are breakdowns caused primarily by vandalism or...

Are breakdowns caused primarily by vandalism or mechanical?

If vandalism it suggest IE not taking any criminal action because its hard to see mechanical issue causing such problems. Offices,...
Forum: Commuter Services 07-08-2019, 21:28
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Jamie2k9
They do appear to have scheduled some engineering...

They do appear to have scheduled some engineering works on routes like Cork Committer over the next few weeks during the shortage.
Forum: Commuter Services 07-08-2019, 18:32
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Jamie2k9
No drivers.

No drivers.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 17-07-2019, 12:13
Replies: 6
Views: 1,431
Posted By Jamie2k9
It is works around Lurgan. Quiet a long closure...

It is works around Lurgan. Quiet a long closure but given the events a few months ago perhaps there is little choice. ...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-07-2019, 12:47
Replies: 13
Views: 5,412
Posted By Jamie2k9
Surly it will be in ad-hoc operation in the next...

Surly it will be in ad-hoc operation in the next few weeks. It's more less completed apart from last few bits relating to bridge.

It is not unreasonable to provide an amended Cork-Dublin...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 15-06-2019, 11:27
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By Jamie2k9
Before I opened this I knew it was referring to...

Before I opened this I knew it was referring to this and yes commuter stood out.

Perhaps the person who wrote it hasn't ventured beyond the M50 very often! Very clickbait article. I mean person...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 09-06-2019, 11:34
Replies: 84
Views: 22,316
Posted By Jamie2k9
Ennis to Athenry was one of slowest growing...

Ennis to Athenry was one of slowest growing routes in 2018. Ennis-Limerick numbers is not part of the WRC.

Limerick-Ballybrophy grew almost four times faster in % terms during 2018.
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 06-06-2019, 13:08
Replies: 24
Views: 3,196
Posted By Jamie2k9
I hope RUI will suggest selective door opening...

I hope RUI will suggest selective door opening should be a spec requirement. It may not end up been widely used however given the ICR spec and subsequent attempts to fit it failing it should be...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 29-05-2019, 21:44
Replies: 24
Views: 3,196
Posted By Jamie2k9
Dual voltage will have to be addressed,...

Dual voltage will have to be addressed, Belfast-Dublin will eventually be electrified. If north of Malahide was 25kv battery would be ideal for the remaining journey but that's not going to happen...
Forum: Up To Date Travel Information 28-05-2019, 07:04
Replies: 7
Views: 3,046
Posted By Jamie2k9
Manual signalling in operation now.

Manual signalling in operation now.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 05-04-2019, 10:27
Replies: 6
Views: 4,885
Posted By Jamie2k9
I don't know for sure they keep it but I am...

I don't know for sure they keep it but I am confident its the case.
Forum: Dublin Belfast 05-04-2019, 08:02
Replies: 6
Views: 4,885
Posted By Jamie2k9
Yes its kept by operator. Ideally there should...

Yes its kept by operator.

Ideally there should be a separate booking platform for the service.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 05-04-2019, 07:59
Replies: 2
Views: 1,760
Posted By Jamie2k9
Reservations booked along the route after 90...

Reservations booked along the route after 90 minute cut off for terminus departures rarely display. Additionally boarding for a service can start anywhere from 60 minutes before departure. It would...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 31-03-2019, 13:03
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By Jamie2k9
Remember after engineering works there is usually...

Remember after engineering works there is usually a temporary speed restriction for 4-7 days in many cases.

There are currently 4 TSR on Heuston-Cork, 2 on Cork-Heuston and they have been on rolling...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 30-03-2019, 10:09
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By Jamie2k9
I know there was a lot of engineering works on...

I know there was a lot of engineering works on Cork route however dipping to 83% when there is a 10 minute leeway plus an extra 5 minutes in schedule. 15 minutes and coming out with results like...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 28-03-2019, 21:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,722
Posted By Jamie2k9
DART is driver issues.

DART is driver issues.
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 05-03-2019, 20:56
Replies: 28
Views: 29,218
Posted By Jamie2k9
Indeed and they have even removed surplus TMVs at...

Indeed and they have even removed surplus TMVs at Heuston (ones at P6-8) All they need to do now is move all ones in the ticket hall to the main concourse. Daily queues yet those in the ticket hall...
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 04-03-2019, 12:43
Replies: 28
Views: 29,218
Posted By Jamie2k9
There are plenty of stations with surplus TMVs,...

There are plenty of stations with surplus TMVs, one could be moved and placed next to the Luas ones.

Stations with 4+ TMVs when likely in excess of 80% is Leap, Annaul or Free Travel is a poor uss...
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 03-03-2019, 15:08
Replies: 28
Views: 29,218
Posted By Jamie2k9
There website is out of date. It also says...

There website is out of date. It also says Thomastown has no TMV when it has for well over a year.
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