11th October 2003
Irish Traction Group
|Locos Used||112, 144, 147, 162, 163, 168, 175 & 186|
|112||Dublin Connolly - Islandbridge Jn - Kildare - Limerick Junction|
|163 + 147||Limerick Junction - Cork|
|144||Cork - Cobh|
|144||Cobh - Cork|
|147 + 163||Cork - Limerick Junction|
|112||Limerick Junction - (reverse of outward route) - Dublin Connolly|
|175||Dublin Connolly - Howth|
|112||Howth - Dublin Connolly|
|162 + 186||Dublin Connolly - Maynooth|
|186 + 162||Maynooth - Dublin Connolly|
(1) 112 ran light-engine between Dublin Connolly & Howth.
(2) Niall Kelly reports that the original booked route was : Dublin Connolly - Howth - Dublin Connolly - Kildare-Thurles - Limerick Direct Curve - Limerick-Limerick Junction -Mallow - Cork - Cobh - Cork - Limerick Junction - Kildare - Dublin Connolly. About a month before the tour was to operate however, the route was changed to that operated as engineering works at Newbridge on the Dublin-Cork line meant that the tour had to be back from Cork earlier.
(3) Pathfinder Tours also sold tickets for this train and laid-on a coach connection which departed England on Friday 10th October and returned on Sunday 12th.
Sources : Gary Sherman & Niall Kelly
Timings (Booked Only)
(from Gary Sherman)
|Limerick Junction||09L34a ~ 09L54d|
|Cork||11L01a ~ 11L15d|
|Cobh||11.35a ~ 11.55d|
|Cork||12L15a ~ 12L35d|
|Limerick Junction||13L00a ~ 14L00d|
|Dublin Connolly||16L06a ~ 16L26d|
|Howth||16L48a ~ 17L00d|
|Dublin Connolly||17L20a ~ 17L35d|
|Maynooth||18.02a ~ 18.20d|
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