J3271 : New train maintenance depot, Belfast (36)

taken 8 years ago, near to Windsor and Beal Feirste, Northern Ireland

New train maintenance depot, Belfast (36)
New train maintenance depot, Belfast (36)
The space between Adelaide station and the fuelling sidings J3271 : New train maintenance depot, Belfast (35) (right) which will, in due course, have a line allowing access to the depot (upper middle/right). The Google map and the satellite photograph do not coincide.
Adelaide train maintenance depot, Adelaide, Belfast
Quoting from a Translink press release: “Construction work is underway in South Belfast as part of a Translink NI Railway’s project to develop a new train maintenance facility for its 20 new state-of-the-art trains.
Existing train cleaning and maintenance facilities based at York Road and the Fortwilliam area of North Belfast are currently operating at or near to full capacity. This new facility will provide engineering and workshops, a train wash, fuelling and train stabilizing facilities for the new fleet of Class 4000 trains.
The maintenance depot will be built at Translink’s Adelaide Depot off Boucher Road in South Belfast and Translink Infrastructure Executive, Clive Bradberry, says that its construction reflects a massive increase in demand for rail services”.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 26 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 26 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 322 719 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.6898N 5:57.3197W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 322 719
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Belfast  Railway Station  Construction Site  Railway Construction  Northern Ireland Railways  Translink 

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