Sligo Leitrim

Sat Apr 22 2023 at 08:00 am

Dublin Connolly railway station | Dublin

Railway Preservation Society of Ireland
Publisher/HostRailway Preservation Society of Ireland
Sligo Leitrim
This will be the first 201 diesel locomotive-hauled train to Sligo, and the first to M3 Parkway!
The tour will depart from Dublin Connolly and proceed to M3 Parkway where the 201 locomotive will unhook. An 071 class locomotive will then return the train to Docklands.
A 201 locomotive will haul the the tour to Sligo - beyond Longford it will be the first ever 201 class hauling a passenger train. At Sligo there will be 90 minutes to enjoy the capital of the North West.
On the return leg there will be photo stops on the way up to Dublin.
But, It doesn't end there! On the approach to Dublin, the train will take the MGWR route from Glasnevin, followed by the Newcomen curve (another first) and Platform 7 in Connolly. The train will proceed across the Liffey and into Grand Canal Dock Platform 2, the first locomotive-hauled train into this platform. An 071 will return the train to Connolly.

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Dublin Connolly railway station, Dublin, Ireland


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