Re: Re: Cork Transport

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Where I could see a service working is linking Cobh to Ringaskiddy.

Since, I have some knowledge of Rotterdam, I’ll make one comparison. The fast ferry from Rotterdam to Dordrecht serves a number of towns and villages that don’t have or have a very poor public transport connection to the two towns. You could travel Dordrecht-Rotterdam much faster by train and I wonder if anyone uses the service for the entire trip.

Unfortunately, a route up from the Lower Harbour is essentially duplicating one of the best served public transport routes in Cork. Perhaps if it stuck to stops on the west bank (with a possible exception for Little Island), it might be more viable.

But, I could still see a situation where you could feed passengers from the various Lower Harbour towns onto the train at Cobh for further connections, while providing a previously unavailable connectivity in the Lower Harbour.

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