This abandoned shot is a piece of Hollywood history - in Ireland. It's also about the only time you are likely to find a connection with John Wayne on RP. This is Ballygunin station in County Galw... (more)
Class 22 203 arrives at Athenry station with a service from Dublin Heuston to Galway. On the left platform is an old water column left over from steam days. Handsome, but no longer in use.
A manned signal box, a manual level crossing, armstrong levers, and semaphores -- it was a long way for this American lad of Irish descent to get to Tipperary, but it was absolutely worth the jour... (more)
Lending truth to the name "armstrong lever," the signal box operator at Tipperary leans waaaaay back to line up the morning eastbound service from Limerick Junction to Waterford. The levers are d... (more)
30 years ago, 5 feet 3 inch gauge General Motors class 141 No 155 stands at Limerick loco shed. Note the ancient carriages.
This solid and sturdy 0-6-0 is one of the 111-strong J15 Class built for the Great Southern & Western Railway of Ireland, a design largely unaltered since they were first introduced in 1866! Many ... (more)
079 approaches Cherryville Junction whilst working the 1255 Waterford-Westport empty timber.
130 waits to depart Mallow whilst working the 0555 Dublin Heuston-Cork combined passenger/mail train.
078 passes Bogganfin Crossing whilst working the 0930 Ballina-Dublin North Wall IWT liner.
086 approaches Beauparc Level Crossing whilst working the 1400 empty ore train from Dublin Alexandre Road to Trar Mines.
075 passes Cloonchambers with the late running 1155 Waterford-Ballina DFDS liner. The train was running around three hours late due to signalling problems between Portarlington and Tullamore.
076 passes Cloonchambers whilst working the 0805 Waterford-Ballina empty timber.
071 passes the Ladies Stairs whilst working the weed spray train from Drogheda to Bray.
214 crosses the River Barrow whilst working the 1435 Dublin Heuston-Galway. The loco and coaches are now withdrawn from service.
086 passes Mosney whilst working the 1220 from Tara Mines to Dublin Alexandre Road.