J2764 : Steam locomotive no 85, Lisburn - May 2014(1)

taken 5 years ago, near to Lambeg and Lios na Gcearrbhach, Northern Ireland

Steam locomotive no 85, Lisburn - May 2014(1)
Steam locomotive no 85, Lisburn - May 2014(1)
The last of 85’s steam, as the driver eases off on the approach to Lisburn station, on the “Slieve Gullion” railtour.
"Slieve Gullion" railtour, Lisburn 4 May 2014
A Railway Preservation Society of Ireland (RPSI) one-day railtour from Whitehead to Dundalk hauled by steam locomotive no 85 “Merlin” LinkExternal link. The RPSI described it as “Slieve Gullion Railtour Sunday 4th May May Day Weekend Steam Special! After 10 years out of traffic GNR(I) No.85 "Merlin" is now back in traffic. This trip will be a Great Northern day through and through with a visit to the historic railway town of Dundalk!”
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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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 May, 2014   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 4 May, 2014
Geographical Context
Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Lisburn 
Railway (from Tags)
Northern Ireland Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Train 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 270 647 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.9017N 6:2.3089W
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Irish: geotagged! J 267 646
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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