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Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 20-10-2022, 10:59
Replies: 290
Views: 338,700
Posted By Traincustomer
Ferry Shuttle Bus (Dublin) stop change

Since the start of this month (October 2022) the city terminus has switched from Connolly to Georges Quay.

Unsure what prompted this change as it's less user-friendly than Connolly; many passengers...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 20-10-2022, 10:52
Replies: 1
Views: 943
Posted By Traincustomer
I'm inclined to think it'd be valid for a change...

I'm inclined to think it'd be valid for a change of Luas; would it perhaps be worthwhile dropping Luas and or Irish Rail an e-mail to ascertain the position.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 27-09-2022, 21:12
Replies: 2
Views: 1,106
Posted By Traincustomer
Good to see: * the accelerated Nenagh line...

Good to see:

* the accelerated Nenagh line service though it probably only returns to the timings of 15/20 years ago.

* the additional services calling at Kilcoole though I would have thought the...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 27-09-2022, 21:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,106
Posted By Traincustomer
Timetable consultation

Source: https://www.irishrail.ie/en-ie/news/Proposed-timetable-changes-from-11th-December-2022

NB: the consultation closes this Sunday, 2nd October, 2022.
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 04-07-2022, 21:46
Replies: 290
Views: 338,700
Posted By Traincustomer
Ferry Shuttle Bus (Dublin) update

Good news is that a late night connecting bus was recently introduced off the 23.45 Stena Line arrival at Terminal 2 (20.30 ex Holyhead) plus there is a 00.40hrs bus departure from Connolly to Stena...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 24-03-2022, 21:54
Replies: 290
Views: 338,700
Posted By Traincustomer
Ferry Shuttle Bus (Dublin) & earlier sailing ex Rosslare

The Ferrylink bus (Morton's) has been replaced with a service operated by Nolan's on behalf of the ferry operators to/from Connolly (the inbound extension to Heuston as operated by Morton's has been...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 05-12-2021, 18:36
Replies: 3
Views: 6,282
Posted By Traincustomer
Interestingly there is the following paragraph...

Interestingly there is the following paragraph about rail on p.16 of the report (https://www.nationaltransport.ie/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/NTA-Connecting-Ireland-Report.pdf):



PS: the Connecting...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 30-10-2021, 12:45
Replies: 3
Views: 6,282
Posted By Traincustomer
Connecting Ireland

The NTA's Connecting Ireland (https://www.nationaltransport.ie/connecting-ireland/) proposals and the attendant public consultation went live yesterday.

I notice that rail services are mapped and...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 06-12-2020, 18:01
Replies: 0
Views: 11,217
Posted By Traincustomer
Arklow - Carlow Local Link

In recent days Local Link launched route 800 linking Carlow Town to Arklow via Tullow, Shillelagh and Tinahely.

The route serves the railway stations in both Arklow and Carlow so hopefully this...
Forum: Dublin Mayo 06-12-2020, 17:41
Replies: 0
Views: 9,918
Posted By Traincustomer
Westport Railway Station - Clifden bus

The once daily seasonal Bus Éireann route between Clifden and Westport via Kylemore and Leenane is now operating year-round thrice daily (including Sundays) in each direction. It is extended beyond...
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 24-08-2020, 20:52
Replies: 13
Views: 21,842
Posted By Traincustomer
For some time the journey planner has been...

For some time the journey planner has been showing that the service will resume with the 07.20 train ex Waterford next Monday, 31st August, 2020.

Hopefully both IÉ and the NTA are ensuring that will...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 30-07-2020, 20:06
Replies: 1
Views: 10,271
Posted By Traincustomer
Station listing for anti-social behaviour

Here is the full list:

Station Number of incidents

Heuston 56

Pearse 28

Kilbarrack 20
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 31-01-2020, 17:31
Replies: 8
Views: 20,580
Posted By Traincustomer
It is those things because of the lack of...

It is those things because of the lack of ambition and vision, in my view, on both the part of IÉ and the NTA.

It ought to be a key cross-country corridor.
Forum: Galway - Limerick - Waterford - Rosslare 30-01-2020, 23:13
Replies: 8
Views: 20,580
Posted By Traincustomer
Good to see the line receiving a mention but not...

Good to see the line receiving a mention but not sure where the "branch line" terminology emanated from - perhaps from the "via the Waterford branch line." wording on the IÉ Dublin to Tipp fares page...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 11-01-2020, 12:58
Replies: 56
Views: 71,008
Posted By Traincustomer
In the very unlikely event that the line to...

In the very unlikely event that the line to Kingscourt reopened I believe it would serve as a railhead for the broader area rather than just serving Nobber and Kingscourt per se.

Bailieborough (c....
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 03-12-2019, 21:55
Replies: 290
Views: 338,700
Posted By Traincustomer
After 22 years of serving the North Wales route...

After 22 years of serving the North Wales route Virgin Trains bow out this Saturday, 7th December, 2019, with Avanti West Coast (https://www.avantiwestcoast.co.uk/) taking over on Sunday.

Same...
Forum: Dublin Rosslare 21-10-2019, 12:54
Replies: 0
Views: 15,770
Posted By Traincustomer
Gorey Local Link

Today, Monday 21st October, 2019 what must be the earliest scheduled Local Link route in the country began operation with journeys from Riverchapel, Courtown and surrounds into Gorey.

The route is...
Forum: Dublin Cork 23-09-2019, 21:02
Replies: 4
Views: 22,604
Posted By Traincustomer
Thurles station - Local Link bus

Today, 23rd September 2019, Local Link Tipperary introduced a Thurles Railway Station - town - Newport - University of Limerick - Limerick bus route.

Numbered 391 there are three journeys in each...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 15-07-2019, 13:14
Replies: 290
Views: 338,700
Posted By Traincustomer
Updates

Rosslare - Fishguard

Allocations

The SailRail and foot passenger allocations are often sold out on Rosslare-Fishguard these days due to the usual ship, Stena Europe, being away in drydock. The...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 17-06-2019, 22:45
Replies: 56
Views: 71,008
Posted By Traincustomer
In my recollection the same party who basically...

In my recollection the same party who basically didn't give a toss about letting Rosslare-Waterford be closed...
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 06-05-2019, 17:48
Replies: 28
Views: 81,241
Posted By Traincustomer
I notice the Dublin Area Train & Tram...

I notice the Dublin Area Train & Tram Services map (https://www.transportforireland.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Dublin_Train-Tram_Map_ENGLISH.pdf) dated December 2017 displays the following note...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 25-04-2019, 14:03
Replies: 0
Views: 7,070
Posted By Traincustomer
Timetable leaflets availability

Passing through Connolly recently I was pleased to see that timetable leaflets for all lines were available. Traditionally the likes of the Nenagh line wouldn't have been stocked there but sheets for...
Forum: Gorey-Arklow-Wicklow Line 28-03-2019, 21:19
Replies: 28
Views: 81,241
Posted By Traincustomer
No Leap Card reader at Kilcoole unfortunately....

No Leap Card reader at Kilcoole unfortunately. Took the train there myself this evening and the booking office clerk at Bray confirmed I couldn't use Leap Card so spent 90c over the odds purchasing a...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-10-2018, 20:36
Replies: 290
Views: 338,700
Posted By Traincustomer
I understand your concern. It would be very...

I understand your concern. It would be very imprudent for any operator to suggest withdrawing these tickets as while the revenue is low on an individual basis revenue quickly stacks up over days and...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 14-10-2018, 14:30
Replies: 290
Views: 338,700
Posted By Traincustomer
Transport for Wales

Transport for Wales Rail (https://tfwrail.wales/)commenced today Sunday 14th October, 2018 (replacing Arriva Trains Wales).

SailRail section riddled with outdated info such as showing the pre-May...
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