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  1. RPSI 2018

    Dublin Riviera, April 29th Times Connolly 10.35 Bray 11.19 - 11.27 Greystones 11.39 - 11.44 Wicklow 12.03 - 12.40 Bray 13.12 - 13.50 Wicklow 14.20 - 15.20 Bray 15.50 15.57 Connolly 16.36
  2. RPSI 2018

    If he is into 071s I am sure we can arrange something, personally i would prefer 800 class to cork,
  3. RPSI 2018

    August 26th Connolly – Bray, Bray – Wicklow - Bray X2, Bray – Connolly wont be going ahead due to the visit of the pope that weekend.
  4. RPSI 2018

    I seems 076 is being a naughty engine so will replaced tomorrow by 071
  5. RPSI 2018

    The lineup for the weekend looks like this (could be subject to last minute changes) Inchicore - Connolly transfers 073 Connolly - Waterford 076 Waterford - Limerick 085 Limerick - Ballybrophy - Thurles - Connolly 086
  6. RPSI 2018

    Its a possibly on the steam charter in September, but I couldn't say for sure.
  7. RPSI 2018

    That's the only part of the trip I wont be on , I plan to get off at Thurles and head home from there.
  8. RPSI 2018

    RPSI 2018 Dublin based 2018 planned operations, I will post timings for each here about a week before each one. As always plans are subject to alteration or cancellation or additions ect. Any questions please feel free to ask. April 7th Branchline Explorer 29th Dublin Riveriera, Connolly – Bray – Wicklow May 10th Cork and Kerry Railtour, Whitehead – Belfast – Dublin 11th Second strand (Diesel) Dublin - Wexford – Rosslare Return 12th Cork and Kerry Railtour, Connolly – Tralee 13th Cork and Kerry Railtour, Tralee - Mallow – Tralee 14th Cork and Kerry Railtour, Tralee – Mallow – Connolly -Belfast - Whitehead 27th Balbriggan Festival, Dublin – Balbriggan, then Balbriggan – Drogheda X2, then Balbriggan – Dublin June 10th Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Connolly – Rosslare – Connolly - Waterford 11th Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Waterford – Cork 12th Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Cork – Killarney 13th Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Killarney – Limerick – Westport 15th Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Westport – Dublin July 8th Sea Breeze, Connolly – Wexford – Rosslare strand 22nd The Boyne, Connolly – Drogheda , Drogheda – Dundalk – Drogheda, Drogheda – Skerries – Drogheda, Drogheda – Connolly August 5th Enniscorthy Rockin Food Destival, Connolly – Enniscorthy, Enniscorthy – Wexford – Enniscorthy, Enniscorthy – Connolly 26th Connolly – Bray, Bray – Wicklow - Bray X2, Bray – Connolly September 3rd Steam Charter, Connolly – Killarney 5th Steam Charter, Killarney – Westport 7th Steam Charter, Westport – Connolly 24th Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Connolly – Rosslare – Connolly - Waterford 25th Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Waterford – Cork 26h Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Cork – Killarney 27th Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Killarney – Limerick – Westport 29th Emerald Isle Express (diesel) Westport – Dublin October 13th Connacht Explorer (Diesel), Connolly – Westport – Ballina – Dublin 29th Haunted Express, Dublin - Greystones – Dublin X2 December 1st Santa Express, Connolly Maynooth X3 2nd Santa Express, Connolly Maynooth X2 8th Santa Express, Connolly Maynooth X3 9th Santa Express, Connolly Maynooth X2 15th Santa Express, Connolly Maynooth X3 16th Santa Express, Connolly Maynooth X3 First up, Branchline explorer, 7th of April Dublin Connolly 08.45 Drumcondra 08.50 Glasnevin Jctn. 08.51 Islandbridge Jctn. 08.58 Inchicore 09.02 Sallins 09.21 Newbridge 09.28 Kildare 09.33 09.35 Athy 09.51 10.00 Carlow 10.14 10.23 Muine Bheag 10.36 10.45 Lavistown North Jctn. 10.57 Lavistown South Jctn. 10.59 Thomastown 11.06 Ballyhale 11.11 11.21 Waterford 11.50 Waterford 12.15 Carrick-On-Suir 12.44 12.50 Clonmel 13.17 13.23 Cahir 13.42 Tipperary 14.06 Limerick Jctn. Pocket Loop 14.14 14.18 Dromkeen 14.30 Killonan Jct 14.37 Limerick 14.46 Limerick 15.25 Killonan Jctn. 15.33 Castleconnell 15.49 Birdhill 15.59 16.09 Nenagh 16.36 Cloughjordan 16.56 17.04 Roscrea 17.25 Ballybrophy 17.49 18.20 Lisduff 18.26 Templemore 18.31 Thurles 18.40 Thurles 19.30 Templemore 19.39 Lisduff 19.44 Ballybrophy 19.50 Portlaoise 20.04 Portarlington 20.13 Monasterevin 20.19 Kildare 20.25 Newbridge 20.28 Sallins & Naas 20.35 Inchicore 20.51 Islandbridge Jct 20.53 Glasnevin Jct 20.59 Drumcondra 21.01 Dublin Connolly 21.07
  9. To facilitate crew training there will be steam trains operating between Connolly and Dundalk on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. Steam loco 4. 6 Cravens and 3173. Same times on all 3 days. Dublin Connolly 10:20 Howth Jctn 10:36 Malahide 10:46 Skerries 10:57 Balbriggan 11:02 - 11:04 Drogheda 11:22-11:24 Dundalk 11:52 - 13:20 Drogheda 13:46 - 13:48 Ballbriggan 14:05 Skerries 14:12 - 14:25 Malahide 14:40 Howth Jctn 14:48 Connolly 15:02
  10. Steam Loco 4 Brake trials (Sunday 25th Feb) This may be of interest to anybody looking to get photographs, steam loco 4 will be out on brake test trials tomorrow on the northern line. First Train, Loco 4 light engine, Connolly 10:35 Clongriffin 10:55 - 11.06 Skerries 11:35 - 11.45 Connolly 12:35 Second train, steam loco 4 + 9 carriages (8 cravens & 3173) Connolly 14.15 Malahide 14.38 - 14.41 Drogheda 15.19 - 16.20 Connolly 17.19
  11. Branchline Wanderer

    The kids tickets not available is because of the way the booking site works, the more ticket options increases the price for everybody and children's tickets are a small portion on those tours.
  12. RPSI Cravens (Set of 3)

    Might be of interest, Pictures in link
  13. Some information for any photographers who may be out and about over the weekend, any questions please feel free to ask and while I hope I don't have to say it to you guys, please don't trespass on the railway:trains: Thursday 4th May 85 + RPSI MK2s Whitehead 09:06 Carrickfergus 09:18 09:20 Greenisland 09:28 Bleach Green 09:34 Yorkgate 09:45 Belfast Central 09:47 09:57 Lisburn 10:18 10:53 Lurgan 11:14 Portadown 11:22 11:25 Poyntzpass 11:39 Newry 11:47 Dundalk 12:05 12:30 Drogheda 12:58 13:00 Laytown 13:06 Balbriggan 13:13 Skerries 13:18 Malahide 13:26 Howth Junction 13:32 Dublin Connolly 13:45   Friday 5th May Diesel Loco + RPSI Cravens DUBLIN Connolly 10.30 Drumcondra 10.34 Glasnevin Jctn. 10.37 Islandbridge Jctn. 10.45 Hazelhatch 10.57 Sallins 11.03 Newbridge 11.11 Kildare 11.15 Monasterevin 11.23 Portarlington 11.30 11.40 Portlaoise 11.49 Ballybrophy 12.04 12.14 Templemore 12.27 12.37 Thurles 12.45 Limerick Jctn. 13.04 Charleville 13.26 13.34 Mallow 13.51 13.59 Banteer 14.13 14.20 Millstreet 14.32 Rathmore 14.42 14.52 KILLARNEY 15.14 17:00 Rathmore 17.18 Millstreet 17.28 Banteer 17.39 Mallow 17.54 17.56 Charleville 18.13 Limerick Jctn. 18.36 Thurles 18.55 Templemore 19.01 Ballybrophy 19.12 Portlaoise 19.25 Portarlington 19.35 Monasterevin 19.41 Kildare 19.46 Newbridge 19.50 Sallins 19.57 Hazelhatch 20.04 Inchicore 20.13 Islandbridge Jctn. 20.14 Glasnevin Jctn. 20.20 DUBLIN Connolly 20.30   Saturday 6th of May RPSI steam loco 4 – Light Engine Dublin Connolly 08.15 Glasnevin Jctn. 08.24 Islandbridge Jctn. 08.33 Inchicore 08.38 Hazelhatch 08.58 Sallins 09.14 09.22 Newbridge 09.38 Kildare 09.48 10.06 Monasterevin 10.19 Portarlington 10:30 RPSI Steam Loco 85 + RPSI Cravens Dublin Connolly 09.30 Glasnevin Jctn. 09.39 Islandbridge Jctn. 09.49 Inchicore 09.53 Hazelhatch 10.14 Sallins 10.22 Newbridge 10.29 Kildare 10.35 Monasterevin 10.42 Portarlington 10:48 At Portarlington there is a loco change with loco 4 taking the cravens onward to Limerick via Athlone and loco 85 heading light engine to Kilkenny via Kildare RPSI Steam loco 4 + RPSI Cravens Portarlington 11:24 Geashill 11.35 Tullamore 11.43 Clara 11.53 Clonnydonnin 12.03 12.16 Athlone 12.27 13.02 Ballinasloe 13.19 Woodlawn 13.30 13.40 Attymon 13.47 Athenry 13.55 14.30 Craughwell 14.39 Ardrahan 14.47 Gort 14.56 15.21 Ennis 15.44 Sixmilebridge 16.00 Limerick 16.23   RPSI Loco 85 Light Engine Portarlington 12.05 Monasterevin 12.13 Kildare 12.26 12.35 Athy 13.04 13.34 Carlow 13.55 14.35 Muine Bheag 14.55 Kilkenny 15.40   Sunday 7th of May RPSI Loco 4 + RPSI Cravens Limerick 09.10 Dromkeen 09.28 Limerick Jctn 09.39 Tipperary 09.50 10.05 Cahir 10.35 Clonmel 11.00 11.35 Carrick-On-Suir 12.06 12.16 Waterford 12.53 14:35 Ballyhale 15.00 Thomastown 15.07 Kilkenny 15.26 The is a loco change in Kilkenny with loco 85 heading for Dublin with the RPSI Cravens and loco 4 remaining in Kilkenny RPSI Loco 85 + RPSI Cravens Kilkenny 16.13 Muine Bheag 16.35 Carlow 16.50 16.58 Athy 17.11 17.41 Kildare 18.00 18.01 Newbridge 18.10 Sallins 18.18 Hazelhatch 18.26 Inchicore 18.39 Islandbridge Jctn. 18.41 Glasnevin Jctn. 18.48 Dublin Connolly 18.56   Monday 8th of May RPSI Loco 85 + RPSI Mk2s Dublin Connolly 11:30 Howth Junction 11:48 Malahide 11:56 Skerries 12:06 Balbriggan 13:13 Drogheda 12:27 Dundalk 12:53 13:10 Newry 13:33 Poyntzpass 13:41 Portadown 13:53 13:55 Lurgan 14:03 Lisburn 14:21 14:30 Belfast Central 14:45 15:07 Yorkgate 15:12 Bleach Green 15:18 Greenisland 15:22 Carrickfergus 15:26 15:28 Whitehead 15:39 Steam Loco 4 Light Engine Kilkenny 09.50 Muine Bheag 10.16 Carlow 10.34 Athy 10.54 11.17½ Kildare 11.48 Newbridge 11.59 Sallins 12.13 Hazelhatch 12.28 Inchicore 12.46 Islandbridge Jctn. 12.51 Glasnevin Jctn. 13.02 DUBIN Connolly 13.10
  14. A date for the books :) Should be some roar from a pair of 071 in notch 8 https://www.facebook.com/events/117058692173236/
  15. Some More Irish Books

    All of the books are available for collection in Limerick or I can post at cost. In time of Civil War (Hardback) €10 Gleam of the lines (hardback) €10 The Harcourt Street Line (hardback) €10 Irish railways Past and resent Vol 1 € 8 Twenty years of progress (Hardback) €8 Tales of the Permanent way (Hardback) €8 Irish Railway Album (hardback) €8 Irish Railways in Colour, a second glance (hardback) €8 Irish railways of past and present – Dublin (Hardback) € 10 Lost lines of County Donegal €5 Lost lines of Galway and the North West €5 Lost Lines of Limerick and the South west €5
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