O2138 : Steam train at Raheny

taken 40 years ago, near to Raheny, Coolock, Artane, Dollymount and Kilbarrack, Dublin, Ireland

Steam train at Raheny
Steam train at Raheny
In the days when railway stations were relatively open, buildings suffered from the curse of vandalism and graffiti “artists”. Situated in the north Dublin suburbs, Raheny station has clearly had a visit from some of society’s unsavoury elements. Fortunately, this kind of anti-social behaviour was greatly reduced with the introduction of station barriers and controlled access to railway premises. Preserved steam locomotive No. 184, built by the Great Southern & Western Railway in 1880, hauls a special train from Howth south through a pre-DART Raheny station.
For a post-DART view, see: O2138 : DART train at Raheny
Trains of the RPSI :: J3474

Formed in 1964, the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland (RPSI) is a registered charity which preserves steam and diesel locomotives and other rolling stock built for the Irish railway system. The RPSI maintains a museum at Whitehead and operates steam-hauled excursions over the present day Irish railway network for families and enthusiasts.
The purpose of this Shared Description is to provide a single reference point for photographs of RPSI trains. All queries regarding past or future RPSI operations should be directed to the RPSI through its web site: LinkExternal link

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O2138, 5 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 April, 1980   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  People, Events 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 213 383 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:22.8857N 6:10.5995W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 213 383
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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