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09-02-2019, 21:30   #1051
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A Dublin coach hit a 44 in Dundrum yesterday and destroyed the side including doors and windows.
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13-02-2019, 19:10   #1052
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Dublin Coach customers will be able to travel using the Free Travel Scheme from the 1st of March, this advert was placed in this week's Kerryman newspaper. I don't know if this is only for Kerry routes or if it applies to other parts of the Dublin Coach network also.


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13-02-2019, 19:37   #1053
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Given how empty the Kerry services tend to be, I am hardly surprised. I was the only passenger past Kildare Village on a recent 9pm bus to Killarney (might have picked up another two people in Limerick for Adare/Newcastle West).

I am very thankful for the service because it's the only way I can get an evening flight into Dublin airport and still make it home, but I am keep wondering how long can it go on for.
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13-02-2019, 20:40   #1054
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Given how empty the Kerry services tend to be, I am hardly surprised. I was the only passenger past Kildare Village on a recent 9pm bus to Killarney (might have picked up another two people in Limerick for Adare/Newcastle West).

I am very thankful for the service because it's the only way I can get an evening flight into Dublin airport and still make it home, but I am keep wondering how long can it go on for.
Agreed. Given the last train to Kerry from Dublin is at 7pm, the late evening services are a godsend.
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13-02-2019, 21:15   #1055
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13-02-2019, 21:20   #1056
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That's quite a considerable amount of damage that I'd say would cost quite a bit to repair. I should hope DB will be pursuing it and DC will be the ones paying for it.
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13-02-2019, 22:36   #1057
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That's quite a considerable amount of damage that I'd say would cost quite a bit to repair. I should hope DB will be pursuing it and DC will be the ones paying for it.
I would think so. He drove into the side so no question of blame.
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13-02-2019, 23:26   #1058
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Dublin Coach customers will be able to travel using the Free Travel Scheme from the 1st of March, this advert was placed in this week's Kerryman newspaper. I don't know if this is only for Kerry routes or if it applies to other parts of the Dublin Coach network also.


Ironic that a bus operator who has a reputation for being very late on their services and exceptionally poor time keeping should have a pop at another company for keeping passengers waiting.
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14-02-2019, 01:03   #1059
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That's quite a considerable amount of damage that I'd say would cost quite a bit to repair. I should hope DB will be pursuing it and DC will be the ones paying for it.
If your one in the back decides to claim for what ever variety of reasons now available. Could shoot into the 70/100k catagory.
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The fare increase on the M7 service is a bit steep. That said it is actually quite a good service, runs reasonably on time and good quality vehicles.
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One broken down in lane 2 on the M7 now with no lights of any sort on! Seriously why are these fcuking cowboys still in business....

BTW huge tailbacks as a result..
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Competition from JJ Kavanagh on the way, all be it from Naas to Dublin.... hopefully this will force Dublin Coach to up their game.
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You will most likely see them throw resources at the route now, special offers and suchlike, and also newer vehicles, which they haven't done in years.
Talk now of Dublin Coach looking at new double deckers for the route according to a few whispers and what I have read on other forums - apparently they were already talking to Volvo about single deckers for a little while but very recently started talking about doubles.

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123 is the number used for the relatively infrequent BE service to Newbridge via Clane, Robertstown and Kilmeague. It should not be duplicated with another route, especially not one that will have pick-up stops on the same roads.
This morning one of their vehicles was showing route 737 for this service.
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Talk now of Dublin Coach looking at new double deckers for the route according to a few whispers and what I have read on other forums - apparently they were already talking to Volvo about single deckers for a little while but very recently started talking about doubles.



This morning one of their vehicles was showing route 737 for this service.
Wonder will the double deckers be the Plaxton Panorama????? if on a Volvo

(im assuming that its double deck coaches they will seek rather then buses)
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Wonder will the double deckers be the Plaxton Panorama????? if on a Volvo.
Think they'd have to be, not sure what other double deck coaches are offered by Volvo for the UK and Ireland market, nothing springs to mind.
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Would they not just go for their usual policy of buying second hand coaches
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