24th September 2005

Modern Railway Society of Ireland
80 Class - The Longest Day

DMU's Used 89+766+733+734+779+83

Route:

DMU Route
as listed Belfast Central - Lisburn - Newry - Drogheda - Dublin Connolly
as listed Dublin Connolly - (reverse of outward route) - Lisburn
as listed Lisburn - Crumlin - Antrim - Ballymena - Coleraine - Portrush
as listed Portrush - Coleraine
as listed (1) Coleraine - Londonderry
as listed Londonderry - Coleraine (1) - Ballymena - Antrim - Bleach Green Jn - Belfast Central
as listed Belfast Central - Lisburn - Newry - Drogheda - Dublin Connolly
as listed Dublin - (reverse of outward route) - Belfast Central

Notes :
(1) According to the booking form, the 13.58 Coleraine to Londonderry & 15.05 return (as far as Coleraine) was a timetabled public service.

Source : Martin Baumann

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Martin Baumann & Jonathan Condell)

Miles

Location Booked Actual   Booked Actual M.C

0.00

Belfast Central 05.45d 05.46   22.32a 22.06 113.50
? Lisburn 05/49 05.59a ~ 06.00d   22/07 21.52a ~ 21.52d ?
? Portadown 06/23 06.23a ~ 06.23d   21/42 21.31a ~ 21.32d ?
? Newry 06/42 06/43   21/23 21/12 ?
? Dundalk 06/57 06/58   21/06 20/58 ?
? Drogheda ??.??a ~ 07.16d 07.19 ~ 07.20   20/50 20.35a ~ 20.36d ?
? Malahide 07/38 ?   20/25 20.09a ~ 20.09d ?
113.50
0.00
Dublin Connolly 07.57a ~ 08.40d 07.55 ~ 08.41   20.00a ~ 20.05d 19.40 ~ 19.49 0.00
113.50
? Malahide 08/56 08/55   19/35 19/25 ?
? Drogheda 09/17 08.18a ~ 08.19d   19/04 19/04 ?
? Dundalk 09/36 09/41   18/44 18/43 ?
? Newry 09/53 09/56   18/27 18/27 ?
? Portadown 10.12a ~ ??.??d 10.15 ~ 10.15   18/08 18.07a ~ 18.07d ?
105.05
0.00
Lisburn 10.40a ~ 10.55d 10.36 ~ 10.56   17/44 17/44 ?
- Belfast Central   17.22a ~ 17.30d 17.29 ~ 17.33 0.00
94.07
? Antrim 11/43 11.40a ~ 11.45d   16/57 17/04 ?
? Magherabeg 11/50 11/51   16x44a ~ 16x50d 16/58 ?
? Ballymena 11/56 11/57   16/38 16/52 ?
? Killagan 12/08 12/09   16/27 16/40 ?
? Ballymoney 12x19a ~ 12x21d 12/23   16/15 16.24a ~ 16.25d ?
? Coleraine 12.31a ~ 12.40d 12.34 ~ 12.40  
66.03
0.00
Portrush 12.52a ~ 12.55d 12.52 ~ 12.56  
5.99
0.00
Coleraine 13.05a ~ 13.58d 13.05 ~ 14.03   15.46a ~ 16.05d 15.50 ~ 16.11 ?
? Castlerock 14.05a ~ 14.06d 14.13 ~ 14.14   15.38a ~ 15.39d 15.39 ~ 15.40 ?
? Bellarena ??.??a ~ 14.17d 14.23 ~ 14.24   ??.??a ~ 15.25d 15.29 ~ 15.29 ?
33.72
0.00
Londonderry 14.39a 14.50   15.05d 15.06 0.00


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