J3271 : New train maintenance depot, Belfast (42)

taken 6 years ago, near to Windsor and Beal Feirste, Northern Ireland

New train maintenance depot, Belfast (42)
New train maintenance depot, Belfast (42)
The previous photograph in the series was in April 2012 J3272 : New train maintenance depot, Belfast (41). The depot has its official opening on 13 December 2012. According to the Translink press release, it includes “An Engineering Depot Re - fuelling facility Train Wash Train stabling facilities Material storage area Staff Accommodation facilities”. They were all closed today.
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, 30 December, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 30 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 321 717 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.6003N 5:57.4448W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 322 719
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Belfast  Railway Depot  Northern Ireland Railways  Translink 

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