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08-02-2019, 10:00   #1
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A new rail map for Dublin

Here you go:
https://www.citymetric.com/transport...ap-dublin-4468
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08-02-2019, 10:02   #2
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Title made me think that maybe they'd got around to updating the cards on the 29000 fleet that are missing the Tunnel services finally!

Could do with the Airport Hopper 767 and 777 added if it wants to have airport buses as well as trains on it - 767 is quicker than train + Drumcondra airport bus normally and the 777 probably a lot faster than Luas + city centre airport bus
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08-02-2019, 10:38   #3
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several of the stations marked as having "no step free access" do actually have lifts or ramps - Greystones, Killiney and Kilcoole for a start.

Otherwise a nice map.
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08-02-2019, 12:50   #4
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It's a huge step forward from some of the crude maps that were out there.
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Where are we London? Very TUBEISH
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Where are we London? Very TUBEISH
The article clearly says they take inspiration from the London Underground map, as it's the gold standard of transport maps (I'd agree with this). Looks good.
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The article clearly says they take inspiration from the London Underground map, as it's the gold standard of transport maps (I'd agree with this). Looks good.

Aren't those maps copyright protected though?
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Aren't those maps copyright protected though?
The actual maps are, the design is so old I assume it isn't anymore
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The actual maps are, the design is so old I assume it isn't anymore

This is from an article in 2006


"Permission must be sought and licensed by TfL by anyone wishing to reproduce the Tube map or produce it in an alternative format. Numerous requests are received every week seeking permission to publish alternative versions of the Tube map."


I'm sure it's loose enough though, as it refers to the specific tube map I think
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several of the stations marked as having "no step free access" do actually have lifts or ramps - Greystones, Killiney and Kilcoole for a start.

Otherwise a nice map.

Why is there a need to highlight step-free access stations? I thought all PT in Dublin was wheelchair friendly...
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Why is there a need to highlight step-free access stations? I thought all PT in Dublin was wheelchair friendly...
Some have access to one platform only, like Castleknock and I think Sutton. The map also goes out to outer areas that may have less focus on accessibility. A smaller network, entirely overground has made it a lot easier to roll out lifts and ramps than say London.

However, most of the markers for no step free access are inaccurate from what I can see
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This video is a nice summary of the topic (includes the tube)

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Some have access to one platform only, like Castleknock and I think Sutton.
Both Sutton platforms can be accessed but one only via the road and level-crossing, not within the station proper.
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Both Sutton platforms can be accessed but one only via the road and level-crossing, not within the station proper.
In that case the icon is wrong for it too.

Castleknock might be possible also but its a lengthy footpath across a park and an outward-opening gate so I wouldn't want to have to do navigate it with any mobility issues.
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Why is there a need to highlight step-free access stations? I thought all PT in Dublin was wheelchair friendly...
No, you need to give a day's notice to get a train.
Also did you ever try wheel off a ryanair plane?
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