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VOL. 26      October 2016              No. 191

The IRRS Journal contains a wealth of news  and articles covering all aspects of Railways in Ireland

JOURNAL 191 CONTENTS                                                    ISSN 0332-4656  

Memories of the Railway in Castlerock Des Crockett 130
Obituary - Brendan Pender   140
Forty Years of the 071 Class  compiled by CiarŠn Cooney 141
The Ballinphellic Ropeway Ernie Shepherd 152
Observations and Comments    161
1916 - A victory for labour Peter Rigney 163
Coras Iompair …ireann in 1946 Barry Carse 168
Irish Railway News   179

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Front Cover

On Tuesday  31st May 1977, locomotive 075 passes through the disused station at Clondalkin with a trial working from Dublin Heuston to Portlaoise formed of CI… suburban stock. Trial running of  the 071 class fleet commenced on 27th April 1977 and continued through to May prior to the locomotives being placd on regular service trains. Today no trace remains of Clondalkin station, the site having been cleared following its closure with effect from Monday 13th October 2008 to allow quadrupling of the line between Cherry Orchard and Hazelhatch.


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