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Road versus Rail, 1947

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Almost ten years before Todd Andrews and the massive railway closures of 1959-63, this article was written. It’s in a 1947 Cuisle issue.

Then as now it appears that the government was suffering from what I call “Clonmel Syndrome”; using any means possible to get people out of trains and onto buses! (Look at the rail service Clonmel - one train a month, weather and horoscopes permitting, from that day to this......!

Will the coronavirus finally finish the Limerick Junction - Waterford Line?

Well, a vintage green CIE bus might provide a little compensation!



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