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Forum: Dublin Sligo 18-08-2008, 15:34
Replies: 7
Views: 7,907
Posted By thedailygrudge
Angry This is getting ridiculous, can they not get...

This is getting ridiculous, can they not get staff to fill in when someone is out sick or on holidays, this is nearly weekly now and getting me really mad! How can they just re-arrange our lives with...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 01-08-2008, 13:58
Replies: 1
Views: 7,160
Posted By thedailygrudge
oh yeah, and its titled a service alteration...

oh yeah, and its titled a service alteration whereas it is actually a service cancellation!!! Or no service at all.
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 01-08-2008, 13:48
Replies: 1
Views: 7,160
Posted By thedailygrudge
Angry Longford 18.05 CANCELLED

http://www.irishrail.ie/news_centre/travel_alerts.asp?action=view&news_id=416

What's going on with Friday services???
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 28-07-2008, 16:24
Replies: 4
Views: 7,568
Posted By thedailygrudge
Yep, meant the 17.05. Wouldn't want to be...

Yep, meant the 17.05.
Wouldn't want to be claustrophobic catching that 18.15 that is for sure.

Anyway, the point of the post was that there is always such delays and no matter which train you caught...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 28-07-2008, 16:20
Replies: 28
Views: 16,445
Posted By thedailygrudge
I agree. The Sligo service had a problem the...

I agree. The Sligo service had a problem the other day where a man smashed a bottle in front of his "fiance" and was f**n and blinding her in order to intimidate other commuters and acted like he...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 28-07-2008, 16:01
Replies: 4
Views: 7,568
Posted By thedailygrudge
Mullingar train cancellations, no replacement

On Friday, the 18.05 Longford service was cancelled yet again and no replacement was offered. Irish Rail informed commuters they could catch the 18.15 completely packed all-stops service...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 23-07-2008, 13:36
Replies: 6
Views: 9,433
Posted By thedailygrudge
IR have informed me that the reason for the delay...

IR have informed me that the reason for the delay was that the police boarded the train as some people refused to pay for a ticket. Wierd that we were told the Sligo train wasn't even in Mullingar...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 22-07-2008, 11:08
Replies: 4
Views: 3,573
Posted By thedailygrudge
Hi Mark, Do you know what date the Last Hook was...

Hi Mark,

Do you know what date the Last Hook was broadcast?

Thanks
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 22-07-2008, 09:42
Replies: 281
Views: 160,443
Posted By thedailygrudge
Media reporting on car park charges

We had the journos interviewing people in Mullingar station this morning and taking photos of the car park if you can call it that! Look out for article in the Westmeath Examiner!
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 22-07-2008, 09:34
Replies: 6
Views: 9,433
Posted By thedailygrudge
Exactly, so this proves we could be in Mullingar...

Exactly, so this proves we could be in Mullingar in shorter than the 10-20 minutes we wait in Killucan station. We could possibly even use one of the many disused platforms in Mullingar. The 18.15...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 22-07-2008, 09:31
Replies: 281
Views: 160,443
Posted By thedailygrudge
Apologies for typo, I meant per year. Where...

Apologies for typo, I meant per year. Where abouts is the free parking near the train station?
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 17-07-2008, 13:39
Replies: 7
Views: 5,811
Posted By thedailygrudge
Amazingly in Japan, a train is considered late if...

Amazingly in Japan, a train is considered late if it is over 60 seconds after the scheduled arrival time. You are entitled to a full refund and a letter to your employer explaining the reason you...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 17-07-2008, 13:36
Replies: 281
Views: 160,443
Posted By thedailygrudge
New parking charges Mullingar/ Longford

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2008/0717/breaking34.htm

So we are now going to have to pay another 400-500 euros per month for the pleasure of parking in a carpark in Mullingar with no...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 17-07-2008, 13:34
Replies: 6
Views: 9,433
Posted By thedailygrudge
I too was very mad about this situation, it is...

I too was very mad about this situation, it is not a one off, we are often delayed in Killucan for over 10 minutes waiting for the Sligo train. I understand if it is not far away but in 7 minutes we...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 25-04-2008, 14:07
Replies: 27
Views: 24,710
Posted By thedailygrudge
Mullingar Commuter Group

Hi Ballymore,

No problem, I just know we get a lot of the slack and get blamed for Irish Rails decisions, but we can only do our best.:)

You probably would recognise some of the people in the...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 25-04-2008, 09:21
Replies: 27
Views: 24,710
Posted By thedailygrudge
The correct contacts at Irish Rail are now; Paul...

The correct contacts at Irish Rail are now;
Paul Slowey (Paul.Slowey@irishrail.ie) and Dick Fearne (dick.fearne@irishrail.ie), Michael Powers has been out sick for the last 6 months.

I know what...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 22-04-2008, 13:52
Replies: 27
Views: 24,710
Posted By thedailygrudge
Trains required after 19.00 to Mullingar

Does anyone else think that we need trains after 19.00 as a matter of urgency.

:confused: I contacted IR about this for the last 2 years and they state there is not enough demand for the service &...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 22-04-2008, 13:43
Replies: 85
Views: 40,933
Posted By thedailygrudge
No seating on 18.05

Hi Ballymore,

Yes, a group of complain regularly but Paul Slowey of Irish Rail doesn't really see the need to put on more carriages on the 18.05 Longford train.
In one meeting, he explained to us...
Forum: Longford-Maynooth-Dunboyne-Clonsilla-Dublin line 22-04-2008, 13:34
Replies: 3
Views: 6,482
Posted By thedailygrudge
Angry No heat in winter!

Smart I know isn't it? I complain most days about the lack of heating in winter. The customer complaints line informed me that we should ask the driver to turn it up a bit. When I asked the ticket...
Forum: Dublin Sligo 22-04-2008, 13:15
Replies: 5
Views: 9,272
Posted By thedailygrudge
Angry no organisation, no clue

On the 16th April, we were informed via an email to tax savers from Irish Rail that all trains were cancelled and to take a bus instead.

We went to Bus Aras and they would not honour our tickets so...
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