Narrow gauge railways of Ireland.

by R. W. Kidner

Publisher: Oakwood Press in Lingfield

Written in English
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Includes details of Isle of Man and Channel Islands narrow gauge railways.

SeriesLight railway handbooks -- no.4
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13796894M

Narrow gauge railways in the British Isles following the Second World War were either on their last legs, had already closed or were about to. The passenger narrow gauge lines in Ireland had all gone by the s and those in Scotland had perished long before. Preservation, in the form of voluntary run railways, was in its infancy. Batterdale Books - Buys and sells secondhand books on British and overseas railways, canals, trams and buses, and industrial history; York, UK. BHI Publications - Publishes railroad photo books intended for use by manufacturers and modelers. - 50 million new, used, and out-of-print books from independent booksellers worldwide, including thousands of railroad titles. Irish Narrow Gauge Railways. likes. Welcome to the Irish Narrow Gauge Railways on ers:   Crossing over the Irish sea via Fishguard, we come to the first half of the narrow gauge railways of Ireland. concludes next part. All footage copyright by their respective owners.

Platform 5 Narrow Gauge Steam Locomotives of Great Britain & Ireland by Peter Nicholson NGSL01 This completely new book from Platform 5 Publishing is the complete guide to all narrow gauge steam locomotives known to exist in Great Britain and Ireland of track gauges 1ft 6in to 4ft 6in.   Continuing from the prevoius clip, we explore more narrow gauge lines of Ireland, next clip, we return to the UK for the Camping Coaches All footage copyright by their respective owners. The Cavan & Leitrim Railway was the last all- steam, narrow-gauge railway to survive in Ireland; it had also managed to be the country’s most idiosyncratic railway : Hugh Oram. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Narrow gauge railway, Forest railway, Voie ferr e d'int r t local, Trench railways, Septemvri-Dobrinishte narrow gauge line, Matadi-Kinshasa Railway, Switzerland Trail, Culoz-Modane railway, Narrow gauge railways in India, Corcovado Rack Railway.

Buck, James. Discovering Narrow Gauge Railways. Short history of narrow gauge railways, locomotives and their builders, which goes on to look at 17 different lines. (pb) Shire Publications, , pp80, isbn 0 9. VG £ Butterell, Robin, Holryde, Dave & Townsend, Simon. Ian Allan abc Miniature Railways. The Ballymena and Larne Railway was a 3 ft narrow gauge in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The first part opened in July and regular passenger services began in August , the first on the Irish 3 ft gauge railways. Passenger services ended in and the last part of the railway closed in item 3 Narrow Gauge Railways of the British Isles by Snell, J.B. Hardback Book The Fast - Narrow Gauge Railways of the British Isles by Snell, J.B. Hardback Book The Fast $ Free shipping.

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Editorial Reviews. Fascinating history of the narrow gauge railways of northeastern Ireland, including the Glengariff Railway, the Ballymena, Cushendall & Red Bay, and the Ballymena & Larne (both as an independent line and as part of the Northern Counties Committee).

With detailed information on the locomotives, carriages and wagons, 5/5(1). The Ballycastle railway (History of the narrow;gauge railways of North;East Ireland;Part1) [Edward M Patterson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : $ 14 rows  Ireland formerly had numerous narrow-gauge railways, most of which were built to Narrow gauge railways of Ireland.

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Oakwood have published books on many of the railways included in this book. The Contents are - P Introduction P A Short History of the Irish Narrow Gauge Railways P The Ballymena, Cushendall & Red Bay Railway P The Ballymena & Larne Railway P The Ballycastle Railway P The Giant's Causeway Railway P The Portstewart Tramway/5(2).

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Narrow Gauge Steam. £ Out Of Stock. Narrow Gauge Tracks in the Sand. £ Narrow Gauge Book Co-op is an independent, community-owned bookstore in the heart of Downtown Alamosa. Co Donegal once had marvellously intricate narrow-gauge railways.

At miles long, it was the longest narrow-gauge system in these islands, a true marvel of railway engineering. By the end of Author: Hugh Oram. The County Donegal Railways: A History of the Narrow Gauge Railways of North West Ireland - Part One.

Published by David & Charles, Newton Abbot () ISBN. Irish Railways in Colour. A Second Glance - This book charts the transition from steam to diesel and the gradual changes that took place regarding infrastructure. It also considers the many changes that took place on the narrow gauge and industrial lines.

(hb) Midland,pp, large format glazed boards, isbn 1 2. Narrow gauge railways of Ireland. London: Greenlake Publications, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H Fayle. ALLCHIN, M.C.V.

Locomotives of the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway and the Irish Narrow Gauge Railways. Types, Building Dates, etc. Register of locomotives; one of a series issued by the author during the s. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Page order of this reprint differs. Reprint of 1st ed.

London, Greenlake Publications, This is an interesting Irish rail museum outlining the history of the narrow gauge railways in County Donegal complete with memorabilia, full-size exhibits, models and a huge image collection of Ireland's trains of the past.

This is much a place to get lost in, not due to the layout, but due to the depth of information : Bernd Biege. Patterson, Edward The Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway: A History of the Narrow Gauge Railways of North-West Ireland Part Two, D&C, 2nd revised editionpp plus 69 illustrations.

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Examines both the standard and narrow gauge. Numerous narrow-gauge systems were built, usually as three foot gauge railways (3 ft or mm).Most are now closed, including one of the largest narrow-gauge systems, that of the County Donegal Railways Joint Irish narrow gauge today survives as heritage railways in both the Republic and in Northern Ireland.

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All books are in Good or Very Good condition with any specific defects noted. In Ireland his focus of interest was the railways in the north of the island. He wrote nine books, covering seven of the narrow gauge lines (two in this book, formerly published as 'The Ballymena Lines', as well as 'The Great Northern Railway of Ireland' and 'The Belfast and County Down Railway' (two books).Author: E.

Patterson. Although many of the titles relate to Welsh narrow gauge railways, particularly the Festiniog and Welsh Highland Railways, there are also books about travelling post offices and trams and tramways. The Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway: The story of a Welsh rural byway; Pen & Sword Transport, A Source Book of Miniature & Narrow Gauge Railways by Geoffrey Kitchenside One of a series of ‘Source’ books featuring transport published by Ward Lock in Features a goodly number of miniature railways open to the public at that time as well as narrow gauge railways.

Hardback, mm x mm, pages, 96 B & W photos. Like most students of the Irish narrow gauge, the authors came to know of these little railways only after they had gone.

Thankfully there was a band of enthusiasts attracted to these lines who committed their memories to print and picture, saving a flavour for those unable to have witnessed the railways at first hand. Transport museums and, more recently, preservation bodies, have also helped.

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1) edition. Tinsley and the Modernisation of Sheffield's. The County Donegal Railway was the largest narrow gauge system, not only in Ireland but in the whole of the British Isles. This book draws on the work of photographers such as E.S.

Russell, J.G. Dewing, John Langford and James Tawse, as well as the Colour Rail Archive, to produce an album that captures the atmosphere of The Wee Donegal. THE NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS OF IRELAND. by H. Fayle. Published by Greenlake Publications.

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Stock no. Price £ The County Donegal Railway was the largest narrow gauge railway system in the British Isles, although it began its existence in the form of the Irish 5’3” broad gauge.

The first line to open was the Finn Valley Railway from Strabane to Stranorlar in September to 5’3” gauge. Narrow Gauge Railways in Britain and Ireland at Railtracks is a comprehensive directory of heritage and steam railway operations in Britain.

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Extensions proposed. Steam or diesel hauled. Fintown Railway 3ft (mm) gauge railway running for about 2¼ miles (km) alongside Lough Finn from Fintown in County Donegal. Historic diesel railcar.