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You may have come across this already but it was news to me. BBC NI have made a huge archive of video clips available online...https://bbcrewind.co.uk/

A search for ‘train’ or ‘railway’ unearths a treasure trove - including Donegal railcars running at Derry Victoria Rd in 1978. A 1957 clip shows an MPD set with an impressive freight load behind, whilst a 1978 short movie with one Liam Neeson in his jobbing actor days includes cracking archive - and the only sound clip I have ever heard of ‘Lough Erne’ at work. Sadly there are of course many depressing clips of NIR being dragged into the Troubles, but some lovely blue and maroon all the same ...

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