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  1. Evening all, The latest updates to the May gallery have now been published. Saturday 15th May 2021: While passing Renmore on Saturday morning I took a quick detour to the railway bridge to photograph the 1025 Galway - Limerick service departing Galway. Monday 17th May 2021: A trip to Ballybrophy was undertaken on Monday morning to see 228 + 227 passing while en-route back to Inchicore from Mallow on a trial run to test 227 following maintenance work. Click https://bit.ly/3wc0xlP to view. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/May-2021/i-vJBMKCw/A][i
  2. Afternoon folks, A few updates to the website from this week. The May gallery sees 22044 passing Minish with the 1105 Tralee - Mallow on Tuesday of this week. Click https://bit.ly/3uxXAM8 to view. The Valentia Harbour Branch gallery has gotten an update for the first time in just under four years with new images and video of the Laune Viaduct in Killorglin. Click https://bit.ly/3erDFc1 to view. Both galleries can also be accessed from the home page at www.thewandererphotos.com [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/ForgottenRailways/The-Valentia-Harbour-Branch/i-Xs
  3. Sunday 2nd May 2021: Sunday's on the Tralee line are the most interesting with three daytime Tralee - Heuston and two Heuston - Tralee through services, compared to the weekday single through service each way. On a normal Sunday the route also sees several 2600 Class workings but due to the temporary timetable in operation today this wasn't the case. Pictures from today come from a variety of places between Tralee and Rathmore. Click https://bit.ly/3uiYz2Q to view. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/May-2021/i-tcpjrHs/A][img]https://photos.smugmug.com/2021-Photo
  4. Evening folks, The latest updates to the website covers April and May following a busy 24 hours where I had to return from Kerry to Tipperary, then to Cork and back to Kerry, all trips were classified as essential travel for medical / care reasons. Roll on the 10th of May! Friday 3oth April 2021: The last day of April has pictures of 22009 working one of the Mallow - Tralee diagrams at Stagmount and Killarney, plus the new decision support system that has recently been installed at Stagmount Crossing to aid users. Click https://bit.ly/3tj0NxT to view. Saturday 1st May 2021:
  5. Evening folks, Two small updates to the website this evening. First of all the April gallery has had an updates with images from Leixlip Confey last Saturday, supplied by a contributor. Plus some images of the fire in Killarney National Park on Sunday. Click https://bit.ly/3vvdo2c to view. The second update is some photos / video of the North Kerry Line around Barnagh Gap. Click https://bit.ly/2QyS5OJ to view. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/April-2021/i-WBFc839/A][img]https://photos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/April-2021/i-WBFc839/1/c8a0149a/S/IMG_202104
  6. With another sunny day and a set of 2600's on the Tralee line replacing a failed 22000, it was too good an opportunity not to slip out for some photos of them around Killarney working the 1125 & 1525 Mallow - Tralee services. Click https://bit.ly/3nhGLC8 or the image below to view all the images. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/April-2021/i-29tzcSp/A][img]https://photos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/April-2021/i-29tzcSp/0/69ceaece/S/DJI_0112-S.jpg[/img][/url]
  7. The latest update to the April gallery. Wednesday 14th April 2021: A few images from around the Killarney area, including Quagmire Viaduct of the 3ICR sets on the Mallow - Tralee services. Click the image below to view all the pictures. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/April-2021/i-4FfCRPb/A][img]https://photos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/April-2021/i-4FfCRPb/0/7dc569c3/S/DJI_0053-S.jpg[/img][/url]
  8. Another update to the April gallery today with a selection of images from between Mallow and Millstreet. After an early morning essential trip to Cork City to bring a family member to an medical appointment, I returned to Killarney via Mallow and managed to get some photographs along the way, highlight being 222 hauling MKIV Set 4003 on the 0700 Heuston - Cork crossing the Viaduct in Mallow. Click https://bit.ly/3s94eX7 to view all the images. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/April-2021/i-Q7zhch3/A][img]https://photos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/April-2021/i-Q7
  9. Evening folks, A late start to the April gallery due to no travel, but I've managed to grab some images over the past few days. Thursday 8th April 2021: A few images of Nenagh Station from the air while trying out a new drone purchase. Sunday 11th April 2021: While in Killarney for essential reasons, I ventured out to Yellow Quarry Level Crossing on the outskirts of the town to photograph the 1725 Mallow - Tralee and 1750 Tralee - Heuston. Click https://bit.ly/2RvGm3z to view all of the images. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/April-2021/i-zHf
  10. Ten photos from the past several days have recently been uploaded to the March gallery at https://bit.ly/3vKNzfC Wednesday 18th March 2021: I called into Roscrea Station to see the recent work carried out with the relaying of the loop and siding. Also from that day, I pictured 22027 passing Portlaoise with the 1700 Heuston - Cork. Thursday 18th March 2021: Just one picture of 22059 passing Oldforge outside Killarney with the 1705 Tralee - Cork. Friday 19th March 2021: While on a trip to Cork to bring a family member to a medical appointment, I got some photos at Mytrlehill
  11. A small update to the website this evening with pictures of the CWR train on the Nenagh Branch today. 083 paid a visit to the Nenagh Branch with the CWR train to drop another mile of rail strings between the 24 1/2 & 25 1/2 Mile Post on Tuesday 16th March. The operation was similar to two weeks ago with the train dropping the strings and then going to Limerick to runaround and then returned to Portlaoise PWD depot via Thurles. Click https://bit.ly/30OT1Qf to view all the images. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/March-2021/i-p52NHNR/A][img]https://phot
  12. Yes a number of multiple units have had this applied, including 5ICR set 22037. Afternoon all, The March gallery kicks off with some images from the Nenagh branch today. Tuesday 2nd March 2021: On Tuesday 2nd March 2021, a CWR train operated over the Nenagh Branch to drop strings of rails between the 25 1/2 & 26 1/2 MP for forthcoming relaying works. Click https://bit.ly/3rgcRje or the image below to view. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/March-2021/i-jHQbKrm/A][img]https://photos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/March-2021/i-jHQbKrm/1/f2f90b14/S/DSC_
  13. A few more images from around Killarney last week while I was down in "the kingdom" for essential reasons. Includes 22003 departing Killarney bound for Tralee and the new "decision support system" for user worked level crossings has been installed at Stagmount Crossing XT88. Click [url]https://bit.ly/3s2V2E2[/url] to view. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/February-2021/i-xCXqNrv/A][img]https://photos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/February-2021/i-xCXqNrv/0/83912905/S/DSC_4360-S.jpg[/img][/url]
  14. We start off the February gallery with pictures of Barnagh Station on the North Kerry Line, which is currently being restored and Farranfore to see the 1505 Tralee - Mallow calling. Click https://bit.ly/3tDPDVx to view all the images. The photograph were taken while on an essential journey under government guidelines. [url=https://thewandererphotos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/February-2021/i-8H7xs79/A][img]https://photos.smugmug.com/2021-Photos/February-2021/i-8H7xs79/0/739aefe6/S/DSC_4342-S.jpg[/img][/url]
  15. The Dean, closer to the tunnel entrance, is behind that office block sitting on top of the station. First time I saw a picture of it I thought the same as you. But seeing it in the flesh, it might grow on me. The jury is still out.
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