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A project I have been working on over the last few week has finally been finished, I decided to scratch build a model of the Irish rail inspection car 722 using photos I took of the real vehicle

A consignment of RAWIE buffer stops arrived at the Tara junction permanent way depot  from China via the UK courtesy of IRM and Accurascale here are a few photos of their arrival and one being unloade

With the welcome increase in container liner business traffic, the Lakeview freight yard welcomed its extra liner train last night, consisting of BELL & B&I lines containers, Here we see

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10 hours ago, DJ Dangerous said:

Thanks TTC!

What shade of yellow did you use, and where did you source the decals?

Revel Matt yellow no’15 and Steve from Railtec transfers has the appropriate IR and IE decals for the forklifts....👍

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13 minutes ago, ttc0169 said:

Revel Matt yellow no’15 and Steve from Railtec transfers has the appropriate IR and IE decals for the forklifts....👍

Thanks TTC!

Is that the same yellow that you used for the end of the container on the Weedspray train?

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The RPSI operated a private charter using their set of Cravens to and from Galway last week,locomotive 080 provided the power-here we see the train pass through Tara junction while returning to Heuston,

I was fortunate to be able to work the real train...and the model one....

085 passes in the opposite direction working the Northwall-Waterford BELL liner. 


 

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When B134 developed low power problems,it and B188 were sent to the MPD for attention on the load bank...

Here we see B134 being tested at the load bank-such a wonderful sound from its 645 engine...👍👍

085 passes through hauling the Northwall-Waterford BELL liner. 

 

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On 17/10/2020 at 10:55 PM, ttc0169 said:

The RPSI operated a private charter using their set of Cravens to and from Galway last week,locomotive 080 provided the power-here we see the train pass through Tara junction while returning to Heuston,

I was fortunate to be able to work the real train...and the model one....

085 passes in the opposite direction working the Northwall-Waterford BELL liner. 


 

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This is why I always say Noel's updates are so interesting and enjoyable, because it's an actual Railway man doing the modelling.

Rich,

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Bank holiday Monday freight action. 
 

According to the 1981 CIE working timetable there was an 11:35 liner departure from Belfast Adelaide freight depot to Northwall,

Here we see the BELL freight liner unusually being hauled by Metro Vick locomotive 226 pass through Tara junction station making good progress. 

 

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9 hours ago, Noel said:

Excellent addition. Noel do you mind me asking where you source your well dressed LLPs?. Like their transparent bases.

They are from the scene-craft range of figures by Bachmann.

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Evocative scenes - actually looks like it is raining. Presume that is the lighting, but certainly works. Indeed, can recall very few layouts that portray a dull wet day and fewer still that manage it as successfully as this.

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7 hours ago, David Holman said:

Evocative scenes - actually looks like it is raining. Presume that is the lighting, but certainly works. Indeed, can recall very few layouts that portray a dull wet day and fewer still that manage it as successfully as this.

Thank you David, very much appreciated 

Yes the night time light setting has achieved that result which I am delighted with. 

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The early morning Shelton abbey to Marino point ammonia train gets priority through Tara junction station,

The train is being hauled by locomotive 201,

I replaced the original MIR barrier wagons with some spare  IRM 42’ bogie wagons they look the part on the iconic train. 

 

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On 14/11/2020 at 11:10 AM, ttc0169 said:

The early morning Shelton abbey to Marino point ammonia train gets priority through Tara junction station,

The train is being hauled by locomotive 201,

I replaced the original MIR barrier wagons with some spare  IRM 42’ bogie wagons they look the part on the iconic train. 

 

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How long were the 201's painted like that?

Orange livery with full yellow faces.

Was it only for a year, around 2006?

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