11th - 13th May 1996

Railway Preservation Scoiety of Ireland
Knocknarea Railtour

Locos Used steam: 85, 171 & 461

Route :
B900 Dublin Connolly Enfield
B902 1020 Enfield Mullingar
B904 1045 Enfield Mullingar
B906 1120 Mullingar Longford
B908 1200 Mullingar Longford
B910 Longford Sligo
B903 Sligo Dublin Connolly
B150 Dublin Connolly - Portadown

Date Loco(s) Route
11/05 461 + 171 Dublin Connolly Maynooth Enfield (1)
11/05 171 Enfield Mullingar - Longford
11/05 461 Enfield Mullingar Longford
11/05 461 + 171 (2) Longford Dromod
11/05 171 Dromod Boyle - Sligo
12/05 461 + 171 Sligo Boyle
12/05 171 Boyle - Longford
12/05 461 + 171 Longford Mullingar Maynooth Dublin Connolly
12/05 85 Dublin Connolly Drogheda Dundalk - Portadown
12/05 85 Portadown Lisburn Great Victoria Street
12/05 85 Great Victoria Street Belfast Central Carrickfergus Whitehead RPSI
13/05 85

Whitehead RPSI Belfast Central Lisburn Ballinderry Antrim Ballymena Coleraine Portrush

13/05 85 Portrush Coleraine Ballymena Antrim Bleach Green Junction Belfast Central
13/05 85 Belfast Central Carrickfergus Whitehead RPSI

Notes :
(1) Train split.
(2) Train rejoined.

Source : Janet & John Cottrell

Timings (Booked & Actual)
(from Janet Cottrell)

11/05

Location Booked Actual
Dublin Connolly 08.45d 08.55
Liffey Jn 08/54 ?
Clonsilla 09/03 ?
Maynooth 09x14 ?
Enfield 09.32a ?

171's train

Location Booked Actual
Enfield 10.20d 10.46
Killucan 10/44 11/09
Mullingar 10w58a ~ 11w30d 11.28 ~ 11.52
Mostrim 11.58a ~ 12.45d 12.40 ~ 13.34
Longford 13.00a 13.53

461's train

Location Booked Actual
Enfield 10.45d ?
Killucan 10/44 ?
Mullingar 11w23a ~ 12w00d ?
Mostrim 12/28 ?
Longford 12.42a ?

11/05 cont.

Location Booked Actual
Longford 13.40d 14.55
Dromrod 13.59a ~ 14.40d 15.14 ~ 16.08
Drumsna Bridge 14.54a ~ 15.04d ?
Carrick-on-Shannon 15/14 16/28
Boyle 15.29a ~ 16.43d 16.46 ~ 16.59
Ballymote 17.05a ~ 17.10d 17.24 ~ 17.26
Collooney 17/21 ?
Sligo 17.32a 17.45

12/05

Location Booked Actual
Sligo 09.40d 09.43
Collooney 09/51 ?
Ballymote 10/02 ?
Boyle 10.23 ??.??a ~ 10.38d
Carrick-on-Shannon 10/36 10/54
Drumsna Bridge 10.51a ~ 11.00d 11/04
Dromrod 11/08 11.13a ~ 11.25d
Longford 11w26a ~ 11w45d 11.46 ~ 12.55
Mostrim 11.58a ~ 12.03d 13/11
Mullingar 12/28 13/38
Killucan 12/40 13/52
Enfield 13.02a ~ 13.10d 14.15 ~ 14.34
Maynooth 13/27 14/51
Clonsilla 13/38 15/11
Liffey Jn 13/46 15/20
Dublin Connolly 13.55a ~ 16.10d 15.30 ~ 16.25
Howth Junction 16/18 16/36
Malahide 16/24 16/40
Rush & Lusk 16/31 16/45
Skerries 16/36 16/50
Balbriggan 16/41 16/53
Mosney 16/46 17/00
Drogheda 16w55a ~ 17w05d 17.10 ~ 17.20
Dunleer 17/19 17/35
Dundalk 17/36 17.56a ~ 17.57d
Newry 17/59 18.22a ~ 18.24d
Poyntzpass 18/10 18/36
Portadown 18.25a ~ 18.35d 18.50 ~ 19.10
Lurgan 18/43 19/20
Moira 18/51 19/27
Lisburn 19.00a ~ 19.20d 19.37 ~ 19.46
Dunmurry 19/27 19/52
Central Jn 19/35 19/59
Westlink Jn 19/36 20/00
Belfast Great Victoria Street 19.38a ~ 20.00d 20.02 ~ ??.??
Westlink Jn 20/02 ?
City Jn 20/03 ?
Belfast Central 20.08a ~ 20.15d ?
Lagan Jn 20/18 ?
Donegall Quay 20/20 ?
Yorkgate 20/22 ?
Bleach Green Jn 20/31 ?
Greenisland 20/35 ?
Carrickfergus 20/40 ?
Kilroot 20/45 ?
Whitehead (NIR) 20/50 ?
Whitehead (RPSI) 20.53a ?

13/05

Location Booked Actual      
Whitehead (RPSI) 08.00d ?   16.48a 17.15
Whitehead (NIR) 08/03 ?   16.42a ~ 16.45d 17/13
Kilroot 08/09 ?   16.34a ~ 16.35d 17.04 ~ 17.05
Carrickfergus 08/14 ?   16.19a ~ 16.27d 16.56 ~ 16.57
Greenisland 08/19 ?   16/12 16/50
Bleach Green Jn 08/25 ?   16/07 16/46
Yorkgate 08/33 ?   15/57 16/37
Donegall Quay 08/35 ?   15/55 16/35
Lagan Jn 08/39 ?   15/53 16/33
Belfast Central 08.41a ~ 08.50d 08.40 ~ 08.50   15.38a ~ 15.50d 16.21 ~ 16.31
Lagan Jn   15/34 16/20
Donegall Quay   15/32 16/18
Yorkgate   15/30 16/16
Bleach Green Jn   15/23 16/08
City Jn 08/55 ?  
Central Jn 08/59 08.57a ~ 09.01d  
Dunmurry 09/06 09/09  
Lisburn 09w12a ~ 09w17d 09.16 ~ 09.25  
Ballinderry 09/32 09/38  
Crumlin 09/45 09.51a ~ 09.57d  
Antrim 10.02a ~ 10.04d 10/10   14/33 14/54
Magherabeg 10/15 ?   14/23 14/46
Ballymena 10w24a ~ 10w34d 10.25 ~ 10.35   14w08a ~ 14w13d 14.06 ~ 14.37
Killagan 10.50a ~ 11.00d 10.55 ~ 11.04   13/52 13/52
Ballymoney 11/15 11/18   13/36 13/40
Coleraine 11.30a ~ 12.30d 11.32 ~ 12.25   13/21 13/27
Portrush 12.35a ~ 13.06d 12.40 ~ 13.13   13.06d 13.13


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