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  1. 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.
  2. RPSI Cravens (Set of 3)

    Might be of interest, Pictures in link
  3. 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
  4. A date for the books :) Should be some roar from a pair of 071 in notch 8 https://www.facebook.com/events/117058692173236/
  5. 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
  6. Some Irish Books

    Modelling Irish railways €7.50 including P&P CIE 1958 to 1965 €7.50 including P&P Chasing the Flyingsnail €7.50 including P&P Lost Lines Ireland €7.50 including P&P Crossing th Boyne: The great Viaduct 1855-205 €7.50 including P&P Merlins Mainline Farewell €5.00 including P&P
  7. Superglue and Baby Powder

    I came across this, seems like a great way to make small amounts of filler and you can adjust the mixture to depending on how liquid or putty like you want it .
  8. Freight wagons

    Freight wagons Some hornby freight wagons, €5 each collected or can be posted. (postage €3.75 each or €9 for the lot)
  9. Some scenic bits

    Can be collected in Limerick or posted Hornby scaledale church R8502 €15v (+ postage €5) Hornby Girder bridge R657 €5 (+ postage €3.50) Red brick tunnel portal for double track €5 (+ Postage 3.50) Hornby scaledale walls €5 (+ postage €2) Trees €2 (+ postage €2)
  10. I was rummaging around on the internet and found these, I am not sure what the normal retail price on these is but they seem to be a good price. Great Southern Railway: An Irish Pictorial €10.73 including postage http://www.bookdepository.com/Great-Southern-Railway-Murray/9780711031500 The Waterford, Limerick and Western Railway, Ernest Shepherd £5.41 + postage http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Waterford-Limerick-Western-Railway/dp/0711031479/ref=pd_sim_14_4?ie=UTF8&refRID=0RY616C7F6VZ5ADXZGBH Railway Track Diagrams,6 Ireland: 6 €11.38 including postage http://www.bookdepository.com/Railway-Track-Diagrams-6-Ireland-6-John-Yonge/9781898319689 The Dublin and South Eastern Railway, Ernest Shepherd & Gerry Beesley £ 8.95 + Postage http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Dublin-South-Eastern-Railway/dp/1857800826/ref=pd_sim_14_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=10HHA5RTDVT7SRMPT5Y4
  11. As with everything take this as a rough guide as things can and do get changed. If there is anything I have not covered or any questions please feel free to ask. *********************** Thursday 18th June RPSI Mk2s + NIR GM Dublin Connolly: 11:20 Dundalk:12:35 Portadown: 13:10 Belfast Central: 13:47 RPSI Mk2 + 85 Belfast Central: 19:05 Dublin Connolly: (I am not sure of arrival time yet) ************ Friday 19th June RPSI 461 Light Engine Dublin Connolly: 07:45 Kildare: 08:58 Portarlington:09:14 RPSI 85 +Cravens Dublin Connolly: 08:40 Kildare: 09:37 Portarlington 09:51 At Portarlington there will be a loco change with 461 taking the Cravens on to Galway and 85 proceeding light engine to Limerick. RPSI 461 + Cravens Portarlington: 10:27 Tullamore: 10:52 - 11:02 Clara: 11:15 - 11:22 Athlone: 11:57 - 14:20 Ballinasloe: 14:46 - 15:09 Woodlawn: 15:33 - 15:38 Athenry: 16:01 Galway 16:26 RPSI 85 Light engine Portarlington: 10:10 Thurles: 11:04 - 11:42 Limerick Junction : 12:08 (I believe it will enter the station so it can turn) Limerick : 12:49   *************** Saturday 20th June There is no Steam operations on this day *************** Sunday 21st June RPSI 461 + Cravens Galway: 09:40 Athenry: 10:00 - 10:33 Gort: 10:59 - 11:11 Ennis: 11:36 Limerick 12:33 In Limerick a loco change will take place with 85 taking over for the journey to Killarney and 461 remains in Limerick RPSI 85 + Cravens Limerick: 14:30 Limerick Junction: 15:05 Mallow: 15:51 - 16:43 Banteer: 16:57 Millstreet: 17:08 Rathmore: 17:17 Killarney: 17:40 ***************** Monday 22nd June RPSI 85 + Cravens Killarney: 15:45 Farranfore: 16:12 Tralee: 16:30 - 18:20 Farranfore: 18:37 - 18:42 Killarney: 19:12 *************************   Tuesday 23rd June RPSI 461 Light Engine Limerick: 10:00 Limerick Junction:10:39 RPSI 85 + Cravens Killarney: 08:45 Banteer: 09:32 - 09:50 Mallow: 10:10 Charleville: 10:32 - 11:09 Limerick Junction: 11:43 At Limerick Junction a loco change will happen with 461 taking the Cravens on to Waterford via Tipperary and 85 will continue on to Kilkenny via Kildare light engine RPSI 461 + Cravens Limerick Junction: 10:04 Tipperary: 12:19 - 12:49 Clonmel: 13:26 - 13:56 Carrick on Suir: 14:27 Waterford: 15:00 RPSI 85 Light Engine Limerick Junction: 11:59 Thurles: 12:28 - 12:58 Portarlington: 13:53 - 14:20 Kildare: 14:36 - 14:47 Athy: 15:11 - 15:38 Carlow: 15:56 - 16:20 Muine Bheag: 16:37 Kilkenny: 17:01 *********************   Wednesday 24th June RPSI 461 + Cravens Waterford: 11:25 Ballyhale: 11:49 - 12:04 Thomastown: 12:13 Kilkenny: 12:34 At Kilkenny a loco change will take place with 461 proceeding light engine back to Dublin Connolly followed by 85 with the Cravens RPSI 461 Light engine Kilkenny: 13:47 Muine Bheag: 14:22 - 14:27 Carlow: 14:42 Athy: 14:58 - 15:18 Kildare: 15:41 Dublin Connolly: 16:36 RPSI 85 + Cravens Kilkenny: 15:50 Muine Bheag: 16:13 - 16:21 Carlow: 16:35 Athy: 16:48 - 17:36 Kildare: 18:00 Dublin Connolly: 19:07
  12. I am looking for a little help, I am trying to find some pictures of Thurles station, yard, buildings ect in the 1950s -60s. I have tried some of the usual sources, eiretrains, google images but I am not having much luck. Anybody have any links / sources of pictures of Thurles in that period, or earlier. Thanks in advance, snapper
  13. RPSI Shuttle 11th April

    The RPSI is running a shuttle from Connolly to Maynooth on Saturday 11th of April but before that there is a private charter from Dublin to Bray. Times below for anybody interested. Tickets should still be available for the Connolly to Maynooth and return portion. Connolly: 10:05 Bray: 10:45 - 11:30 Connolly: 12:13 - 13:55 Maynooth 14:41 - 15:10 Connolly 15:49
  14. RPSI Easter Eggspress

    I know its sold out but this may be of interest to those looking to get a picture. Monday 6th April 2015 Connolly: 10:35 Greystones: 11:35 - 11:40 Wicklow: 12:00 - 12:50 Greystones: 13:13 - 13:45 Wicklow: 14:05 - 15:30 Greystones: 15:52 - 16:03 Connolly: 16:58
  15. Murphy Models class 071 number 085 (MM085) Mint condition in box IE Orange, factory weathered Collection available in Limerick or postage available €125
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