Cavan & Leitrim Railway. by Patrick Joseph Flanagan

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The museum that was established inis run entirely by volunteers. The museum is located beside the Irish Rail station in Dromod on the grounds of the old Cavan and Leitrim Railway yard.

The operations of the Cavan & Leitrim were much documented during its lifetime, but its final demise has not had the same attention, nor its subsequent restoration as one of Ireland's few railway preservation schemes. This book, written by an author who is intimately involved. The Fall and Rise of the Cavan & Leitrim Railway begins with a journey in photographs along the line, and goes on to describe and illustrate the decline of the line following the reduction in coal traffic, leading to final closure in March The final day, including the remarkable crowds that turned out to witness the closure, is recounted.

The Cavan & Leitrim Railway - The Last Decade - An Irish Railway Pictorial by Tom Ferris and Patrick Flanagan Large Format, 64 pages, soft back, over b/w photographs. ISBN: Product Code: TFPFCLR Price: IR£ This book is Midland Publishing second large format photo-albums on the Irish narrow gauge.

By the time of its closure in March the Cavan & Leitrim section of CIE had become a place of pilgrimage for railway enthusiasts front far and wide. It was steam worked to the end with a total of ten locomotives on its books in the oldest of which dated back to It Brand: Midland Publishing.

The Cavan & Leitrim Railway was one of the most fascinating and at one time, the busiest of Ireland’s narrow-gauge railways. It remained open years after most of the other 3ft gauge lines closed.

The C&L was the only passenger Narrow Gauge line steam operated line all through its life. In the Cavan. The sleepy village of Dromod in County Leitrim has retained a mainline railway station (the trains from Dublin to Sligo actually stop here - Irish rail travel is not dead yet)), but the main visitor attraction is just beside it - where once the coal trains from the Arigna mines met the mainline, a section of the original Cavan and Leitrim Railway narrow gauge track has been restored.

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Price New from Used from Hardcover, Import "Please retry" $ — $ Paperback "Please retry" 5/5(2). The May edition of The Railway Magazine carried two articles about narrow gauge railways in the Republic of Ireland. This is the second. The Cavan & Leitrim Railway was a 3ft ( mm) narrow gauge in the counties of Leitrim and Cavan in the.

I have started work on a study of the Cavan and Leitrim Railway and hopefully the first post on the two main lines will be ready soon. While I was reading various sources on-line and Patrick Flanagan's book about the line, I became aware of a series of attempts to extend the tramway which ran from Ballinamore to Arigna through to Sligo.

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Mohill to Ballinamore We re-start our journey at Mohill Railway Station which is to the South of the little town. This is the likely long-term terminus of the preservation railway of the Cavan & Leitrim Railway, Station Road, Dromod, Leitrim, Ireland.

Email: [email protected] Tel: Mohill (Irish: Maothail) or Maothail Manachain, is named for St. Manachan, who. There are not many books devoted only to the Cavan and Leitrim railway.

There is a good, short introduction to the railway, but the book is mainly a collection of black and white photographs taken during the last several years of the railway in the s, many of which have not been widely printed s: 2. Fenagh Railway The Fenagh railway station opened on 24 October and closed on 1 April It was part of the narrow-gauge Cavan and Leitrim Railway.

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While I was reading various sources on-line and Patrick Flanagan's book about the line, I became aware of a series of attempts to extend the tramway which ran from Ballinamore to Arigna through to Sligo.

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Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel. No reservation costs. The Cavan and Leitrim Railway in Ireland have announced that Kerr Stuart steam locomotive DROMAD has moved ahead of restoration.

The move took place last Saturday and saw DROMAD move from Duncan Milners Yard in Stoke to Cumbria for storage and restoration.

★ Fenagh, County Leitrim. This area was the site of the battle Fidhnacha in The Cavan & Leitrim Railway was a narrow-gauge railway in the counties of Leitrim and Cavan in the north-west of Ireland, which ran from until Unusually for Ireland, this mm (3ft)-gauge line survived on coal traffic, from the mine at outlived most of the other Irish narrow-gauge lines, giving a further lease of life to some of their redundant engines.

Digges, J. – Fighting industries and financing emigration in Ireland – How the Cavan and Leitrim Railway Extention was killed. These articles appeared in the “Irish Homestead” March 24 – June 9,and are republished by request.

The Cavan and Leitrim railway was one of the busiest of Ireland's narrow gauge railways. The story of the railway is intertwined with that of this little-known part of Ireland and its people. Locals were historically very devoted to the Cavan and Leitrim railway, and it was this devotion which enabled the line to cope successfully with coal.

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MacKiernan. No () A contribution to the study of Fenianism in Breifne – Seán O Luing. The Burrowes-Hughes by-election – Rev. Terence P. Cunningham. Public transport in County Leitrim – Patrick J. Flanagan. The Cavan & Leitrim Railway was a narrow gauge railway in the counties of Leitrim and Cavan in the north-west of Ireland, which ran from until Unusually for Ireland this mm (3ft) gauge line survived on coal traffic, from the mine at outlived most of the other Irish narrow gauge lines, giving a further lease of life to some of their redundant engines.

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The Fall and Rise of the Cavan & Leitrim Railway. Regular price £ View. The Sierra Leone Government Railway - From Creation to Preservation. Regular price £ The Cavan & Leitrim Railway was one of the most fascinating and at one time busiest of Ireland's narrow-gauge railways.

The story of the railway is also one of this little known part of Ireland and its people. Locals were very devoted to the Cavan & Leitrim Railway. It was their devotion, which enabled the line to cope successfully with coal. The railway station was part of the narrow gauge Cavan and Leitrim Railway and was the hub of the line, with the locomotive depot and works.

Ballinamore - Wikipedia Upon closure, some of the line's steam locomotives were transferred to the Cavan and Leitrim Railway. Cavan Leitrim Railway Museum. We offer tourists and enthusiasts a variety of Narrow Gauge Trains, Buses, Planes, Fire Engines and Artillery.

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