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  1. hurricanemk1c

    121 Class & 141 Class GM serial numbers

    As in individual locos? ITG Numberbook has 121-135 as 26271-26285 (GL8) 141-177: 27467-27503 (JL8) 181-192: 31248-31259 (JL18)
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Good morning all, A few more from the East Midlands and Staffordshire now, with two days: A selection around Nottingham, with trams on Old Market Square and a 56 and pair of 50's at Nottingham Eastcroft depot Album link - https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/sets/72157700367812284 ---- I took a spin out to Crewe via the rail replacement services from Derby to Tutbury. A quick out-and-back but useful all the same Album link - https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/sets/72157700367812354 Regards, Kieran
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Good evening all, Still catching up following a family holiday to Nottingham. A few shots from Toton Bank in mid-August. Click on the photos below or the album link to view them all https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/albums/72157700367812314 Regards, Kieran
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Good evening all, One of the busiest days in recent transport history was Sunday 26 August, with the Papal Visit and final mass in the Phoenix Park. Although the expected 500,000 did not turn up, a respectable figure was still transported by rail-based transport, with several interesting features, including: -8x29000 to M3 Parkway -10 minute DART and Connolly-Clonsilla service (diverging into a 20 minute service to Maynooth and M3 Parkway) -Use of the Luas Racecourse stop for the first time Click on the photo below to view all the photos from the day, and well done to all involved. The few issues that became apparent were well handled. It is estimated that 10,000 passengers passed through Navan Road Parkway with little delay in 90 minutes following the mass Album link - https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/albums/72157670694689937/with/43630227324/ Regards, Kieran
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Good morning all, After a busy period for me, I'm starting to catch up with photos taken at the beginning of the month. The majority of the shots are from Connolly, with one from Heuston. Highlights include the use of ICR's on the Enterprise, an Inspection Car passing through and a pair on non-CAWS fitted C3K's. Click on the photos below to view them full size Album link - https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/albums/72157698816431391 Regards, Kieran
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Thanks Noel!
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Good evening all, On Saturday 7 July 2018 I ventured north to the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland's main engineering and museum base at Whitehead for a look around, since I had never visited before. It wasn't all play as a little bit of work was completed (with thanks to Philip for arranging that chance!), along with a detailed tour around the workshops. Of particular interest was the first of what would be called "modern" railcars - underfloor engines powering the bogie next to it! As always, click on the photo to view it full size with detailed descriptions in many cases Album link - https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/sets/72157668919464107 Regards, Kieran
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    Autoballasters

    RAL 1004
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    Stored Oil Tank wagons

    Couplings were not the issue. They were missing another piece that was presumed to be with the wagons (basically a vacuum gauge for the rear of the train). Van is of interest to more than one party The Mark 3s went to tender for sale. No-one was interested at the time. Worth more as scrap and spares, plus took up a lot more room than a rake of old wagons
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    Limerick Junction changes

    As far as I am aware it is a 300m-ish straight platform. Nothing more or less. Plus if you are measuring from the station building it will be to the north east of the existing facilities
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Good evening all, Yesterday (21 June 2018), four oil wagons and a barrier wagon were moved from Heuston Guinness Sidings to Inchicore for further storage. Although initially scheduled for 0915, the transfer actually ran at 1145. Always a fun wait! However it did show how busy Heuston is in the morning - something that even I had not realised despite commuting through the station. As always, click on the photos below to view them full size, or the album here -https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/albums/72157670365570328 Regards, Kieran
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    Limerick Junction changes

    Platform will be on the Down Dublin - Cork line. Apart from that, no change
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Good evening all, A selection of photos from this week, mainly taken on lunch breaks. Scenes include: -Dublin's Talbot Bridge and Rosie Hackett Bridge -Dublin Heuston, Tara Street and Connolly stations -Inchicore -Hazelhatch and Celbridge Album link - https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/albums/72157696366819421 Regards, Kieran
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Good morning all, A few photos from the first week or so in June, featuring the following: -Stradbally Running Days -Spray Train in Connolly -Lansdowne Road -Pearse -Heuston -Connolly -O'Connell Street Click on the photos below to view them full size, or https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/albums/72157697807791245 Regards, Kieran
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    Photographic Website Updates

    Good afternoon all, I've been very slack in updating forums recently, with a combination of college, volunteering and work getting in the way of putting anything down describing photos. So, here's a May update, featuring: -Dublin Heuston -Stradbally Diesel Day -RPSI International tour arriving into Dublin Connolly -Retro 071 in Kildare -A trip along the Luas Green Line to Brides Glen -Heuston in the evening Click on any of the photos to view them full size with descriptions, or the album link here: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/albums/72157666962768707 Regards, Kieran
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