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Unread 28-07-2016, 17:24   #61
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But it's a completely separate problem from the one of our insane non-zonal fare system. It really needs the DOT/TFI to impose a common zone system on the main transport operators along with sensible transfers. For example, if a passenger takes a train from Maynooth to Broombridge, then changes to a Luas to Stephen's Green, they should be charged a single fare for the whole journey, and the system should work out how much of that fare should go to each operator.
I couldn't agree more. Where it gets even madder is that this is somewhat possible through a combo short hop combo Bus/Rail/Luas (or any permutation thereof) yet if you live 6km down the line in Kilcock you have to buy two tickets. So you basically need to add a 1,200 annual point-to-point between Maynooth and Kilcock to a short hop ticket to achieve a Kilcock to Sandyford commute. Most people will take about 11 seconds to figure out that the car is a better deal.
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Unread 28-07-2016, 18:35   #62
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Schedule has slipped on IE website. Services running ex Newbridge with some using turn back at Hazelhatch at peak hours. 1h-1h10m average.

Slightly lather last departure of 23.24 (GCD) compared to ex 23.10 Heuston.

Mon-Fri schedule only showing, will likely be gone by morning.

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