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  1. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening all, A bit of a PWD update this evening with pictures of 088 arriving at Portlaoise with a rail train from North Wall. Later on I stumbled upon it shunting the CWR train at Portlaoise PWD Yard. Earlier today 073 brought the Sperry Train from Mallow to Portlaoise. In other photos, Monday starts off with 222 hauling failed MKIV set 4001 past Portlaoise and a few MKIV sets passing Rosskelton today. Click http://smu.gs/2ooGZth to view.
  2. Photographic Website Updates

    Pictures from the past week have now all been uploaded to the February gallery at http://smu.gs/2sxzVzK Locations featured include: - Nenagh - Ballybrophy - Thurles (testing of 219 and common user 231) - Charleville (testing of 22001 on the IEHS trials. - Limerick Jct. - Connolly - Drogheda - Pearse - Broombridge - Harcourt Street - damaged OCS and stranded trams.
  3. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, The rest of the pictures from my weekend in Mayo and Sligo have been uploaded to https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2018-Photos/February-2018/i-vGdFZxv Highlights include 071 and 087 at Ballina on the IWT and Timber freight trains and the British Rail Southern Region 3CIG 1498 at the Quirky Glamping site in Enniscrone.
  4. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, Latest update to the website has been uploaded featuring photos from: - Limerick - North of Athlone on the Westport line. - Claremorris (including the IWT Liner). - Ballina Branch. Click http://smu.gs/2Ei2anH to view.
  5. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening all, Pictures from the past few days have now been uploaded to the February gallery. Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th February 2018: Some pictures from around Killarney. Monday 5th February 2018: Just one from today of LUAS tram 3007 at The Point. Tuesday 6th February 2018: Pictures from Thurles, Portlaoise and Rosskelton. Highlights included 22001 moving from Connolly to Laois Depot on its own. All other previous transfers between Connolly - Laois Depot for this CAWS/ATP hybrid testbed set have been either as part of a trailing or middle set. Click http://smu.gs/2FTdE1t to view.
  6. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, While passing near Killonan Jct. this afternoon I called in to see 22008 passing with the 1550 Limerick - Limerick Jct. Plus earlier in the day I stopped off at Nenagh Station to see 2814 + 2813 working the 0745 to Limerick. Click http://smu.gs/2nDB4QL
  7. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening all, A selection of images from the past week have now been uploaded to the website this evening. - Perway transfer from Limerick Wagon Works to Portlaoise. - Pictures from Thurles, Heuston, Connolly, Pearse and Killester. Click http://smu.gs/2rmNSQs to view.
  8. Photographic Website Updates

    After working the 0530 Galway - Heuston on Monday the 15th January, the hybrid 6ICR set 22002 (22001) was sent to Laois Traincare Depot on the as required 0905 empty path, for the set to be reformed to 3ICR sets in their original formations of 22301 + 22401 + 22201 and 22302 + 22402 + 22202. 22001 is required back in its original formation for testing of the CAWS/ATP hybrid signalling system between Limerick Jct. and Charleville in the coming weeks. Once the testing is complete the set will be once again reformed back to the hybrid 6 car 22002 (22001) set. Click http://smu.gs/2EL9jN7 to view a few pictures.
  9. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening all, The latest update to the January gallery features: Thursday 4th January 2018: A few images from around Ballybrophy. Thursday 11th January 2018: I dropped into Nenagh Station to see the morning departures to Ballybrophy and Limerick. Saturday 13th January 2018: I took a ramble today visiting Kilmastulla, Castleconnell on the Nenagh Branch, plus Cratloe, Clareabbey, Dromquin and Tubber on the Western Rail Corridor. Click http://smu.gs/2D7TQud to view them.
  10. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, It seems I jinxed 216 last night after my spin to Cork behind it yesterday. It was hauled back from Cork to Inchicore this morning hauled by 219. I was lucky enough to catch it passing Clonkeen, Portlaoise just before 1300. Click http://smu.gs/2CBGy95 to view the pictures from the day.
  11. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, We start off the 2018 round of photos with a visit to Cork, Cobh and Midleton. The main reason for my trip was to see the new station entrance at Cork. Unfortunately the weather wasn't that kind with Storm Eleanor rolling in across the country. Click http://smu.gs/2DUbLk3 to view.
  12. Photographic Website Updates

    Afternoon all, The 2017 Year in Review is now available to view at http://smu.gs/2q65ejW This gallery contains over 450 photos from the past 12 months from the railways of Ireland. I hope you enjoy the gallery and let's hope 2018 will be just as interesting. From a personal viewpoint the painting of 073 into its original Irish Rail "white stripe" livery was certainly the highlight of the year for me, joining sister locomotive 071 in its original CIE livery from 1976 which was repainted in 2016.
  13. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, The final update for 2017 has just been uploaded to the website featuring images from the past few days. Locations include: - Limerick. - Portlaoise showing the failed 0700 Heuston - Cork on Friday. - Nenagh area. Click http://smu.gs/2ElLXOv to view. May I take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy New Year and a prosperous 2018. On Monday 1st January 2018, the 2017 Year in Review will be published on the website. The preview to this gallery is currently on my facebook page at https://www.facebook.com//thewandererphotos
  14. Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, Some pictures taken on either side of the Christmas shutdown have now been uploaded to the website. Featuring: - Ballybrophy on a cold and wet evening. - Farranfore to see 22027 arriving into the station. Click http://smu.gs/2E4oph5 to view.
  15. Photographic Website Updates

    With a few bits of Christmas shopping left to get, I decided to let the train to take the strain and popped into Limerick for a few hours. Of course, I grabbed a few photos along the way as well. Click http://smu.gs/2kGRSVu to view.
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