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  1. thewanderer

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    Yesterday I had to be in Dublin so once my business was completed I took a trip to several of the Northside DART stations. Pictures from yesterday come from: - Stacumny Bridge (on Sunday) - Heuston - Four Courts - Connolly - Fairview EMU depot including ICR 22062 paying a quick visit. - Clontarf Road. - Malahide. Includes seeing 5ICR 22036 on what turned out to be its penultimate day of operation on the 0735 Connolly - Belfast and 1035 return. - Harmonstown. - Raheny. Click https://goo.gl/qSoF1y to view.
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    Evening folks, Yesterday I took a ramble from Portlaoise to Dublin and travelled around some of the suburban network with pictures from: - Portlaoise. - Heuston. - Pearse. - Dun-Laoghaire - Sydney Parade. - Clonsilla. - M3 Parkway. - Docklands. Click https://goo.gl/noXHHJ to view.
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    Evening all, Photos from this week, all from the Portlaoise area featuring the Belmond Grand Hibernian returning to Inchicore on a trial from Limerick and two days later on the final charter of the season from Limerick Jct. to Mallow and Heuston. The train stopped in Portlaoise for a short period of time with entertainment and refreshments provided in the car park. Plus the usual diet of MKIV's and 22000's passing through. Click https://goo.gl/uWEW6G to view all the images.
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    Links amended in the original post (the old fashioned way) so now should work ok.
  5. thewanderer

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    Morning all, A selection of images from yesterdays RPSI railtour to Cork, Limerick and Athenry have been uploaded to https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/RailtoursPreservedRailways/2018/RPSI-The-South-Western-Railtour/i-LcdGgcr/A Due to other long standing commitments later in the afternoon, I could only travel on the tour from Connolly to Portlaoise before I had to return to Dublin. Also uploaded to the October gallery are images from Friday and Saturday featuring the Belmond Grand Hibernian and a selection of 29000's 22000's and MKIV's. * Templemore. * Heuston * Connolly * Cabra Click https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2018-photos/October-2018/i-38BB43d/A to view.
  6. thewanderer

    Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, Last weekend I visited Berlin, Warsaw and Prague with a group of friends for a weekend away. Of course there was plenty of time for pictures and we traveled from Berlin to Warsaw by the Warsaw Express and then onto Prague by the overnight Choplin sleeper train. Pictures from Warsaw include a visit to the railway museum in the city. Click https://goo.gl/H7WFp8 to view all the images. A few photos from this week have been uploaded to the October gallery featuring a birds eye view of 207 passing Clongriffin, 088 hauling failed 232 from Cork to Inchicore and 073 shunting a PWD train at Portlaoise. Click https://goo.gl/oCByZo to view.
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    Afternoon all, A small update to the October gallery contains images from Hazelhatch, Connolly and Drogheda from earlier today. Click https://goo.gl/wiK1VA to view.
  8. thewanderer

    Photographic Website Updates

    I unexpectedly found myself in Thurles late this afternoon and photographed 22033 which had been earlier failed while working the 1400 Heuston - Cork. It was waiting to head back to Laois Traincare Depot. The 1725 Cork - Heuston was cancelled as a result. Click https://goo.gl/KQprmc to view all the images.
  9. thewanderer

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    Evening folks, The September gallery has just been updated with pictures from Tuesday and today (Saturday) at https://goo.gl/Bxr2GG Tuesday 25th September 2018: A single picture from Portlaoise showing the 1530 Heuston - Limerick arriving. Saturday 29th September 2018: Pictures from Thurles and around Dublin including the Belmond Grand Hibernian and Heuston and Connolly plus a trip to Malahide and Laytown.
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    Evening all, A few images from the past few days have now been uploaded to the September gallery at https://goo.gl/YGtCFG Thursday 20th September 2018: The National Ploughing Championship Spl. stopped additionally at Templmore andBallybrophy to collect stranded passengers bound for Dublin which were then dropped off at Portlaoise for the 0913 Portlaoise - Heuston. Friday 21st September 2018: Nenagh on a rather wet Friday morning. Sunday 23rd September 2018: A visit to Killarney to see one of the 2600 Class services at Killarney and later I went to Mallow to see 228 being hauled dead in train on the rear of the 1825 Cork - Heuston with MKIV 4006 + 229. Click the picture below to view all the images.
  11. thewanderer

    Photographic Website Updates

    The latest update to the September gallery has just been made with photos of: Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th September 2018: Pictures from Portlaoise and Thurles on both days showing the bus transfers (on Sat) in connection with the renewal of crossover TS747 at Thurles which I went to see on the Sunday. Monday 17th September 2018: Just a single picture from Portlaoise on Monday evening of 22063 arriving from the depot. Tuesday 18th September 2018: Pictures from Ballybrophy and Limerick complete today's round up. Wednesday 19th September 2018: Storm Ali proved interesting this morning with widespread delays to the Dublin - Belfast Enterprise, Dublin - Sligo and Dublin - Galway / Westport routes. Minor issues occurred on the rest of the network with the 0700 Cork - Heuston delayed due to passenger loadings and storm delays at Mallow and Thurles. Click https://goo.gl/WNHBHh to view all the images.
  12. thewanderer

    Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, Several updates to the website have been made over the past few days: First up is the September gallery which features: Tuesday 4th September 2018: A stroll from Heuston into the City Centre photographing some Red Line Trams along the way. Wednesday 5th September 2018: A few images from Killarney of the Just Go holiday charter to Westport. Sunday 9th September 2018: Pictures from Heuston Guinness Yard including Belmond Grand Hibernian Loco 216. Wednesday 12th September 2018: I needed to make a trip to Dublin today so today's round up of images comes from: - Thurles: Pictures of the new crossover TS747 which will be installed on Saturday. - Heuston. - Connolly. - Pearse: Features pictures of the new trial signage. - LUAS Tram at College Green. - Portlaoise. Click https://goo.gl/UPMbY8 to view these. All the photos from my recent UK trip to Manchester and York have been uploaded to https://goo.gl/NPKzEE Split into two gallery covering the pictures from Manchester and York plus a second gallery for a visit to the National Railway Museum.
  13. thewanderer

    Photographic Website Updates

    The first batch of pictures from my long weekend trip to Manchester and York have now been uploaded to the website. Featuring: - Aircraft at Dublin. - Manchester Airport Station. - Trams in Manchester including on the new city line. - Manchester Victoria (my first time to board a train there actually). - York. - The Sidings Hotel in York which is right beside the East Coast Main Line. Click https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/International/2018/UK-Trip-6th-to-the-9th-September-2018 to view all the pictures.
  14. thewanderer

    Photographic Website Updates

    Evening folks, Photos from the past week have now been uploaded to the website in both the August and September galleries. August: Wednesday 29th August 2018: Just a single image from Nenagh of the 0630 Limerick - Ballybrophy arriving into the station. Friday 31st August 2018: A few images of Portlaoise station on Friday morning when the Electric Picnic crowds were arriving into the town. Click https://goo.gl/QXL16W to view. September: Monday 3rd September 2018: The RPSI are operating a private charter this week on behalf of "Just Go Railtours". On Monday the tour departed Connolly at 1045 bound for Killarney. 85 Merlin was pictured in fine form passing Rosskelton south of Portlaoise. Click https://goo.gl/mbsj5w to view.
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    Photographic Website Updates

    A round of images from the past 9 days have now been uploaded to the website featuring: Tuesday 21st August 2018: Pictures from Nenagh and Carn Bridge to see a mixed pair of 2600's and 2800's heading to Inchicore. Wednesday 22nd August 2018: A visit to Ashberry Level Crossing outside Roscrea to photo the 1655 Limerick - Ballybrophy. Friday 24th August 2018: Pictures from Portlaoise and Limerick. Saturday 25th August 2018: A couple of images from Portlaoise showing the morning Limerick to Ballybrophy train at the station plus an evening time visit to Dromineer on the shores of Lough Derg. Sunday 26th AUgust 2018: A few pictures of regular scheduled services passing Portlaoise. See "The Papal Visit 2018" for details of special services which operated for the visit of The Pope to Ireland. Tuesday 28th August 2018: Two pictures from Limerick and Portlaoise today in the August gallery. Click https://goo.gl/HvYGm2 to view.
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