Push-pull train, Sutton, Dublin © Albert Bridge cc-by-sa/2.0
The overhead lines were in place but the DART service had still to start. A push-pull set (converted from de-engined railcars with a diesel locomotive providing the power) 6110/208 calling at Sutton with 17.12 Howth â Bray.
CIE's last AEC set at Howth station © The Carlisle Kid cc-by-sa/2.0
Built by Park Royal Vehicles with AEC diesel engines, the 60 2601-class railcars were CIE's first steps towards modernisation when introduced 1951-54. By 1975, only 2 units survived in operation (2616 & 2651), the remainder... more
Train approaching Howth station © The Carlisle Kid cc-by-sa/2.0
Pushed by one of CIE's 201 class diesel locomotives, a set of de-engined AEC DMUs approaches Claremont crossing outside Howth with the 13.00 passenger service from Greystones. These "push-pull" passenger vehicles were... more
IR 039 Irish Rail Metro-Vickers re-engined by GM. at Drogheda, Ireland by Ian Leech
High quality photograph of Irish Rail Metro-Vickers re-engined by GM. # IR 039 at Drogheda, Ireland.
Irish Rail Yellow Flowers
Irish Rail Class 29000 four-car DMU number 29016 running along the banks of the Royal Canal with a Commuter service from Dublin to Longford on a rather dull summer evening. Interesting that the shade of yellow on the front of the train looks so like the yellow of the Yellow Flag Irises and Buttercups in the foreground.