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By Kevin McCormack

In the Nineteen Fifties and Nineteen Sixties the railway procedure in eire turned a magnet for fans from nice Britain who discovered that, as at the mainland, a lifestyle used to be quickly disappearing as diesel traction changed steam and the scale of the rail community throughout eire was once shrinking. a lot of the curiosity stemmed from the similarity with the railways in nice Britain. additionally, the life of numerous slim gauge platforms, railway-owned tramways and a few cross-border operators extra to the fascination.

This album covers these major line and slender gauge railways in Northern eire and the Republic of eire in the course of the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, that have been photographed in colour and the pictures used are believed by no means to have seemed in print ahead of. even though lots of the photos depict person locomotives or ones hauling trains, the chance has been taken to teach a few of the railway infrastructure of the interval besides, because this is often of specific curiosity to railway modelers. there was a really lively upkeep stream in eire through the years, with many marvelous steam-hauled rail excursions being operated that proceed to this present day, even though this e-book will specialise in the traditional each day operations.

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