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Media Activity 2011

Friday November 18th

Metro Herald

Integrated ticketing is almost here view as image. Public trials of the integrated ticket for Dublin begin.

Irish Daily Mail

Card that will see you leaping travel queues view as image.

Thursday 17th

FM104 News

Launch of LEAP smartcard in Dublin. Mark Gleeson of Rail Users Ireland giving a brief overview of the system

Rail Users Ireland Press Release

Launch of Integrated Smartcard for Dublin Welcomed

Full text online

Tuesday November 7th

Irish Times

Southside Dart back to full service

Full story available online

Wednesday November 2nd

Metro Herald

DART repairs spark passenger anger, view as image. Following this article Irish Rail introduced a shuttle bus.

Tuesday November 1st

Rail Users Ireland Press Release

Irish Rail's handling of DART closure a disgrace

Full text online

Sunday October 30th

Sunday Times

Your 5 minute guide to rail fares. Latest version available online http://www.railusers.ie/passenger_info/online_tickets.php

Tuesday September 27th

Metro Herald

Trains now less frequent than in Victorian times view as image.

Monday September 26th

Rail Users Ireland Press Release

New Rail Timetable A Disappointment

Full text online

Saturday August 20th

Irish Times

Rail seat booking system 'a shambles'

Full story available online

Friday August 19th

Rail Users Ireland Press Release

Passengers Brand Irish Rail's Seat Reservation a Shambles

Full text online

Saturday July 2nd

Rail Users Ireland Press Release

Luas lines for some, walls for others

Full text online

Wednesday June 22nd

Newstalk Lunchtime

Discussing the news that the Minister for Transport says fare increases and service reductions are coming to public transport. Mark Gleeson Rail Users Ireland. Jonathan Healy is the presenter.

Available as an mp3 for download here

Tuesday June 14th

Irish Times

Complaints about train power sockets

Full story available online

Monday June 13th

Rail Users Ireland Press Release

Irish Rail leaves passengers powerless

Full text online

Wednesday June 1st

Drivetime RTE Radio

Discussion of 'Ghost Stations' particularly Hansfield. Mary Willson is the presenter.

Available as an mp3 for download here

Tuesday May 24th

Dublin City 103.2

Discussing the status and future options for Dublin under Transport 21 Mark Gleeson Rail Users Ireland, Edgar Morgenroth of the ERSI, Hugh Hick is the presenter

Sunday May 22nd

Sunday Times

Flawed repairs left train at risk of derailment, Cian Ginty

Monday April 25th

Rail Users Ireland Press Release

Cross Border Rail Passenger Rights

Full text online

Carried by Inside Ireland

Thursday April 14th

Enniscorthy Echo

Antisocial behaviour prompts call for alcohol ban on trains

Full story available online

Monday April 11th

Irish Independent

Nowhere to park so Luas extension misses targets

Full story available online

Friday April 8th

Q102 Scott Williams Show

Discussing the news that the minister for transport says we can only afford 1 major rail project in Dublin. Mark Gleeson Rail Users Ireland, Dara O'Brien, Fianna Fail Dublin North

Available as an mp3 for download here

Saturday March 26th

Irish Times

Is it time to put a stop to drinking on trains?

Full story available online

Also appeared on Northern Ireland Railways Site

Tuesday February 22nd

Rail Users Ireland Press Release

Launch Of A Manifesto For Rail Passengers

Full text online

Monday February 7th

Rail Users Ireland Press Release

Rail Users Ireland Condemns Approval of Irish Rail Fare Increase

Full text online

Last Updated: November 19 2011 22:18:05
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