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Evening folks,

Pictures from today come from Killonan Jct. and locations on the Nenagh Branch between Lisnagry and Nenagh with a mini-chase of the 1655 Limerick - Ballybrophy.

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Good evening all,

A selection of photos from a recent trip to Nottingham, Chesterfield and Derby, with photos including the Nottingham Suburban Railway, trams and a couple of interesting workings. Click on the photos below to view them full size, or here to view them all: https://www.flickr.com/photos/hurricanemk1c/albums/72157689778011553

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Regards,
Kieran

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The latest photos from the start of this week have now been uploaded to the February gallery.

Monday 18th February 2019:
Just one image today from Limerick where TRV 700 was stabled after earlier working from Kildare via Athenry.

Tuesday 19th February 2019:
I was in Dublin this afternoon and as I was waiting around to attend the IRRS Library evening, I did some travelling around during the evening peak to observe operations. 
Photos come from:
- Phoenix Park Tunnel (includes 234 on the IWT liner, Connolly - Heuston - Connolly ICR transfer and off peak Grand Canal Dock services).
- Connolly.
- Tara Street.
- Pearse.
- Grand Canal Dock.
- Heuston.

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Afternoon folks,

Pictures from the tail end of this week feature:

Friday 22nd February 2019:
Today's pictures come from Portlaoise and Limerick Jct. with images of the Sperry Train on test and progress on the new Down Platform at Limerick Jct. 

Saturday 23rd February 2019:
An early start this morning to travel to Dublin from Thurles for another Institution of Railway Operators tutorial at Connolly Station. Pictures come from Heuston, Connolly, Broombridge and Abbey Street.

Click https://goo.gl/Awi8jm to view them all.


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Evening folks,

Been a quiet week on the picture front this week but I managed a handful of shots at Limerick, Ballybrophy and Portlaoise over the past. Highlight being 083 on the Sperry Train and Track Recording Car 700 at Limerick.

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We kick off the March gallery with:

Saturday 2nd March 2019:
Dublin - Cork services were suspended between Charleville and Cork on this day for panel relaying around the 133 milepost. Mallow passengers were bused to/fro, Charleville while Cork passengers were bused to/from Thurles.

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Super scenes captured. Nothing worse in the known universe than being put off a comfy train to get onto a slow bus.

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22.6.08. Northern Ireland Railways Sperry Train at Adelaide Freight Depot Belfast.

 

22.6.08. Northern Ireland Railways Sperry Train at Adelaide Freight Depot Belfast.

 

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Evening folks,

I'm down in Drogehda for the night so managed to grab a few images on the journey up to here today.

Features:
- Nenagh.
- Ballybrophy
- Heuston
- Connolly
- Drogheda

Click https://goo.gl/prTV5S to view them all.

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Evening all,

The last of the images from my trip to Drogheda have now been uploaded to the March Gallery. The main highlight today was capturing 085 passing the station with the 1038 North Wall - Dundalk Sperry Train movement. Other pictures today come from:

- Connolly, Adamstown and Ballybrophy. 

Click https://goo.gl/Ax18vV to view all the latest images.

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Evening folks,

Pictures from the past few days have now been uploaded to the website with two updates tonight:

- March gallery sees images from:
Friday 8th March 2019: 
Friday's pictures come from Connolly, Portadown and Adelaide during an organised visit to the nearby Depot. Later in the day I headed down the East Coast from Adelaide to Arklow. 

Sunday 10th March 2019: 
Pictures from the Vale of Avoca of the morning up and down Rosslare services. Later in the day I ventured to Ferrycarrig outside Wexford to capture the 1420 Rosslare Europort - Connolly just before it entered the tunnel. 

Click https://goo.gl/4NAr47 to view.

IRO visit to NI Railways Adelaide Adelaide Motive Power Depot and Train Driving Simulator
The second update features the aforementioned visit to Adelaide Motive Power Depot on a trip organised by the Institution of Railway Operators Irish Council to see how they maintain their 4000 class fleet and we also paid a visit to the driving simulator. 

Click https://goo.gl/k5tMmJ to view.

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Afternoon folks,


Photos from Wednesday and this morning have just been uploaded to the March gallery:

Wednesday 13th March 2019: 
Pictures from Ballybrophy and of the River Shannon in flood between Clonmacnoise and Shannonbridge. 

Sunday 17th March 2019: 
A trip to Lisduff on the Laois / Tipperary border to view some of the morning trains bound for Dublin including the 0815 Killarney - Connolly GAA Special and the 0710 Tralee - Cork diverted to Heuston.

Click https://goo.gl/9at1qa to view.

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