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Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 01-11-2013, 10:15
Replies: 32
Views: 38,152
Posted By MaryK
When I came off the Dublin Cork train on Tuesday...

When I came off the Dublin Cork train on Tuesday there was a big queue to exit the barriers, I think it would be good if they could switch direction for the majority of the barriers to cope with the...
Forum: Dublin Cork 01-11-2013, 10:06
Replies: 36
Views: 43,604
Posted By MaryK
I still take the train but I am more and more...

I still take the train but I am more and more tempted to drive. Last week I drove to a destination which was outside city centre Dublin as I had an early morning start.

However on my way back to...
Forum: Mallow-Cork-Cobh/Midleton 07-09-2012, 15:00
Replies: 8
Views: 18,474
Posted By MaryK
http://www.ncps.ie/ NCPS operate the car park in...

http://www.ncps.ie/ NCPS operate the car park in Midleton. Just phone them up and explain the delay and they can apply the extra charge over the phone.
Forum: Dublin Cork 14-03-2012, 08:14
Replies: 22
Views: 25,930
Posted By MaryK
I had forgotten about the curtains, I am glad...

I had forgotten about the curtains, I am glad they are gone, I hated the way you could end up with a face full of curtain if you dozed off.

Looking at the seats again, it is the armrests which are...
Forum: Dublin Cork 13-03-2012, 10:16
Replies: 22
Views: 25,930
Posted By MaryK
I think the Dublin-Cork trains are starting to...

I think the Dublin-Cork trains are starting to look very shabby, A lot of the seat covers are showing loads of wear, the floor carpet is worn, none of the internal doors work any more. I wonder is...
Forum: Dublin Cork 15-11-2011, 10:22
Replies: 14
Views: 11,858
Posted By MaryK
I dislike being identified as female when I...

I dislike being identified as female when I reserve a seat so I always put M K..... and it never causes a problem. I just don't like the opportunity for people to address me by my first name if it...
Forum: Intercity and Regional 13-06-2011, 21:54
Replies: 347
Views: 309,058
Posted By MaryK
I was on the 18.00 train from Heuston to Cork...

I was on the 18.00 train from Heuston to Cork this evening.

The RPU guy came around collecting tickets. He had his ID with RPU along the side otherwise he was wearing the Irish Rail suit uniform. ...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 13-06-2011, 21:34
Replies: 16
Views: 8,239
Posted By MaryK
It must be 12 years ago when I was travelling...

It must be 12 years ago when I was travelling home to Cork on a crowded train from Dublin that the drinking youth across from me knocked over his can of beer, right into my lap. He had little enough...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 18-05-2011, 08:24
Replies: 10
Views: 6,088
Posted By MaryK
A very similar article in the Irish Examiner...

A very similar article in the Irish Examiner today, pointing out the cheapest last minute option from Cork/Dublin is the bus, and how it is cheaper to buy the ticket at the station rather than...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 26-02-2010, 09:38
Replies: 13
Views: 4,584
Posted By MaryK
It just adds another cost to an already very...

It just adds another cost to an already very expensive train journey. My company is planning to change thankfully but at present I use contract tickets (35 each way Cork - Dublin), car parking...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 25-02-2010, 11:37
Replies: 13
Views: 4,584
Posted By MaryK
Online booking credit card charge increased

I noticed the charge for credit card bookings has increase from 2 to 3. I spoke to Irish Rail and this came in on 18 Feb and is due to increased charges to Irish Rail from the credit card...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 09-10-2009, 10:56
Replies: 3
Views: 2,819
Posted By MaryK
I do agree with you that it contract tickets...

I do agree with you that it contract tickets should be phased out, but the expiry date on the tickets I have are May 2010. So Irish Rail are still issuesing them to customers even though they have...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 08-10-2009, 09:48
Replies: 3
Views: 2,819
Posted By MaryK
The Right Exit - Guide to obtaining your exit validation ticket

My company give us contract tickets for when we use the train. Just got a flyer in the door this morning and for our "ease of exit" we will need to queue up at the ticket desk and exchange our...
Forum: Events, Happenings and Media 18-08-2009, 11:37
Replies: 281
Views: 163,288
Posted By MaryK
The ticket not being displayed has happened to me...

The ticket not being displayed has happened to me recently in Kent Station in Cork. I placed my ticket on my dashboard, locked up and went to the train and it was only when I returned in the evening...
Forum: Commuter Services 27-05-2009, 16:24
Replies: 82
Views: 41,533
Posted By MaryK
I am really looking forward to this train line...

I am really looking forward to this train line opening. I want to take the kids on the train with their bikes to go for a cycle in the country, but will I be able to take bikes on this service at...
Forum: General Irish Rail Discussion 27-05-2009, 16:20
Replies: 119
Views: 35,854
Posted By MaryK
But if you read your ticket info for your online...

But if you read your ticket info for your online seat reservation it says please take your seat 20 min before the train departs. I have no problem with not boarding the train until it is ready but...
Forum: Dublin Cork 27-05-2009, 16:10
Replies: 0
Views: 6,808
Posted By MaryK
Car parking charges increase again in Kent Station

As I was going on one of my regular Cork-Dublin trips last week I noticed that the car park charge has increased to 7. I am almost sure it was less than a year ago it was 5 and then increased to...
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