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19-03-2019, 16:02   #106
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Marlborough to Harcourt Street.
Which end of Harcourt St?
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The Luas in college green will regularly completely block the junction there for traffic travelling up townsend street, only a matter of time before a car or truck doesnt realise the green light is only a suggestion there and ploughs into a carriage

Apparently the traffic corps are okay with this carry on right outside their window.

So yeah, not the best system in the world
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The Luas in college green will regularly completely block the junction there for traffic travelling up townsend street, only a matter of time before a car or truck doesnt realise the green light is only a suggestion there and ploughs into a carriage

Apparently the traffic corps are okay with this carry on right outside their window.

So yeah, not the best system in the world
Well its taxi and Dublin Bus that make this happen by blocking access to Trinity....
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Well its taxi and Dublin Bus that make this happen by blocking access to Trinity....
Who's responsibility is it to ensure that they only cross a junction when they have space to clear it?


The old luas drivers have been given a TFI papal blessing to do as they see fit, the results are evident.
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Who's responsibility is it to ensure that they only cross a junction when they have space to clear it?


The old luas drivers have been given a TFI papal blessing to do as they see fit, the results are evident.
Again bus and taxi are blocking boxes. If trams waited for clearance they would be hours.
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The biggest design flaw was not putting it in a tunnel.
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17 minutes last night from Charlemont to O'Connell. I decided to give it a try this morning on the reverse but at just before 8.30 this morning but the next tram at Marlborough was 8 minutes away so I walked.
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Try it yourself at rush hour, the luas can be 6/7 minutes getting from Marlborough to Trinity alone. I make the walk in 20/22 minutes

Just over nine minutes from Marlborough to Harcourt on Friday evening at rush hour;

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Marlborough to Charlemont yesterday morning was 21minutes.

Also Strava time pauses when it's stopped, so your 10minutes wouldn't include times stopped or moving slowly
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Marlborough to Charlemont yesterday morning was 21minutes.

Also Strava time pauses when it's stopped, so your 10minutes wouldn't include times stopped or moving slowly
I am sure when its pissing rain you have no problem using it.
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I am sure when its pissing rain you have no problem using it.
What has that got to do with the length of time it takes? I used it yesterday, I was banjoed after training.
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It should have a leap scanner on board
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It should have a leap scanner on board
You'd see a big rush for it when the orange lads got on though.
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Also Strava time pauses when it's stopped, so your 10minutes wouldn't include times stopped or moving slowly
Nope, elapsed time.
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Nope, elapsed time.
Fair enough, seems you got lucky. It's not been that way for me. Now there are times it's quick but for me it's taking 17-20 odd minutes going that way around 8.30ish.

If I get off the Red Line at Abbey at 8.30 I walk because I know I'll be in work on time whereas I've been late if I take the Green Line. Thankfully I'll be back commuting on the bike in 2 weeks which takes all of 15minutes from door to door
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