8th, 10th & 11th September 2011
Society of Ireland
The Province of Leinster
|Locos Used||IE 081, NIR 112 & steam: 186|
|Stock Used||RPSI mark 2 rake: 462+302+547+300+301+460|
|08/09 (1)||B101||NIR 112||Whitehead RPSI - Belfast Central - Lisburn - Portadown - Dundalk - Drogheda - Howth Junction - Dublin Connolly|
|10/09||B500||186||Dublin Connolly - Drumcondra - Glasnevin Jn - Islandbridge Jn - Clondalkin - Kildare - Cherryville Jn - Athy - Levistown North Jn - Levistown West Jn - Kilkenny|
|10/09||B501||186||Kilkenny - (reverse of outward route) - Dublin Connolly|
|11/09||B980||186||Dublin Connolly - Drumcondra - Glasnevin Jn - Clonsilla Jn - Dunboyne - M3 Parkway|
|11/09||B981||IE 081||M3 Parkway - Dunboyne - Clonsilla Jn - Glasnevin Jn - Newcomen Jn - Dublin Docklands|
|11/09||B982||186||Dublin Docklands - Newcomen Jn - Glasnevin Jn - Clonsilla Jn - Maynooth - Mullingar|
|11/09||B983||186||Mullingar - Maynooth - Clonsilla Jn - Glasnevin Jn - Drumcondra - Dublin Connolly|
|11/09||????||186||Dublin Connolly - Howth Junction - Drogheda - Dundalk - Portadown - Lisburn - Belfast Central - Whitehead RPSI|
(1) This leg was a positioning move to get the RPSI set of coaches to Dublin.
(2) On 10/09: IE 073 ran light engine from Waterford to Kilkenny in order to shunt release the steam locomotive, returning to Waterford after the shunt. No.186 ran light engine R500 Kilkenny -Lavistown North Jn - Lavistown South Jn - Kilkenny to turn.
(3) On 11/09: This was the first visit of a loco hauled passenger train to the Clonsilla Junction - M3 Parkway branch since it reopened & the first time a conventional loco hauled passenger train used Dublin Docklands. The only previous loco operated passenger working here was a 201 operated mk3 push-pull set on the 31/03/07 ITG tour.
(4) On 11/09: IE 081 followed the tour light engine Dublin Connolly - M3 Parkway (using same route as the tour). Steam loco 186 followed the tour light engine M3 Parkway-Dublin Docklands.
Source : Neil Brennan
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