13th May 1978
Irish Railway Record
Society / Locomotive Club of Great Britain (North West Branch)
|Locos Used||CIE: 012, 143, 150 & 186|
|150 + 186||Dublin Connolly - Mullingar - Athlone|
|143 + 186||Athlone - Athenry - Ennis - Limerick|
|012||Limerick - Foynes|
|012||Foynes - Limerick|
|143 + 186||Limerick - Nenagh - Ballybrophy - Portarlington - Dublin Connolly|
(1) For passengers from the mainland this trip involved a Friday overnight ferry from Liverpool to Dublin and back by ferry on Saturday night. The run from Limerick to Foynes was described as an 'extension tour'.
Sources : Alan Rintoul & Alan Holmewood
012 in process of running round at Foynes (photo: Alan Holmewood)
From The John Debens Ticket Collection.
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