Irish Railways

Seasons

Irish Railways

Season 1

A collection of films from the 1950s to the 1970s that provide an introduction to the different railways of Ireland.

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Season 2

Transport documentary. Though steam had gone south by 1963, in these colour films by John Laird, we see ex-GNR and LMS/NCC classes at work on Ulster's railways in the 1960s. Included are ex-GNR S, U VS class 4-4-0s, SG and UG 0-6-0's LMS/NCC 2-6-4Ts and Moguls.

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Season 5

Films from the '40s and '50s that include three narrow gauge lines; the County Donegal, The Londonderry and Lough Swilly and the ex-LMS Ballycastle line, Great Northern and CIE steam and colour footage of the former LNWR owned Dundalk, Newry and Greenore line.

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Season 6

Film of Ireland's best kept railway secret - the narrow gauge network of Bord na Mona, the Irish Peat Board, which operates up to 1000 miles of 3ft gauge track, perhaps the biggest industrial railway system in Europe.

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Season 7

Transport documentary. Highlights include some of the last steam locomotives at work in the Republic of Ireland, contrasted with their diesel replacements. In the north, ex-GNR and LMS NCC steam locos are seen at work side by side with the new replacement railcars.

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Season 8 (1957)

Transport documentary. Filmed between 1952 and 1957, the highlights in this release include steam on the West Clare, the Tralee and Dingle, the Dublin to Cork line, with long sequences at Kildare and Limerick Junction, the Harcourt Street line, Hill of Howth and Belfast trams.

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Season 9

Transport documentary. This programme includes the Sligo Leitrim and Northern Counties, the Lough Swilly, the CDR, the Fintona horse tram: steam on GNR and NCC lines and steam and diesel traction on the former MGWR lines to the west.

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Season 1939 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1940

Films from the '40s and '50s that include three narrow gauge lines; the County Donegal, The Londonderry and Lough Swilly and the ex-LMS Ballycastle line, Great Northern and CIE steam and colour footage of the former LNWR owned Dundalk, Newry and Greenore line.

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Season 1941 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1942 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1943 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1944 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1945 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1946 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1947 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1948 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1949 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1950

Films from the '40s and '50s that include three narrow gauge lines; the County Donegal, The Londonderry and Lough Swilly and the ex-LMS Ballycastle line, Great Northern and CIE steam and colour footage of the former LNWR owned Dundalk, Newry and Greenore line.

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Irish Railways

Season 1951 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1952 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1953 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1954 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1955 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Irish Railways

Season 1956 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Irish Railways

Season 1957 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Irish Railways

Season 1958 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1959 (1959)

Over 550 miles of 3ft gauge lines were built in Ireland over the years, the last closing in 1961. In colour films shot between 1939 and 1959 five 3ft gauge systems were featured; the Londonderry and Lough Swilly, the County Donegal, the Cavan and Leitrim Railway, the Tralee and Dingle Railway and the West Clare. They are all included in this programme.

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Season 1960

Transport documentary. Highlights include some of the last steam locomotives at work in the Republic of Ireland, contrasted with their diesel replacements. In the north, ex-GNR and LMS NCC steam locos are seen at work side by side with the new replacement railcars.

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Season 1970

A collection of films from the 1950s to the 1970s that provide an introduction to the different railways of Ireland.

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