Posted by murphy on October 26, 2011 at 19:47:41:
In Reply to: Westport - Houston Train posted by JacoD on October 24, 2011 at 21:22:44:
Ssh - we were trying to kssp the tunnel Westport Houston quiet - don't want too many Dubliners clogging it for Christmas shopping. Also as amjor projects have been cancelled in Dublin and elsewhere, those in the pale would be jealous of Kenny adn Rine organising this
Meanwhile on the Dublin-Westport train the morning breakfast served by Clarlie Rowe and others is still fondly remembered Sadly a thing of the past.
THe limitations of the current trolley service are compensated for by the cheerfulness and efficiency of the young lady running same. I understand she is Polish or Czech.
In fairness there is a good service from the West to Dublin. The 5.15 a.m. from Westport leaves you in Dublin about 8.5o. This has been sought for years. HOwever there should be a bye law against excessive use of mobile phones on it. Sepulchral hush welcome west of Athlone.
The entrance to the railway tunnel to Texas is just outside Westport cunningly disguised as part of t he Greenway project, thus avoiding a lot of tiresome planning and environmental issues. If you are not a covey you need to know the secret password which is ( to be continued _)
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