Dromod

  • New dome completes 22-year restoration of Nancy at Dromod

    New dome completes 22-year restoration of Nancy at Dromod

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    THE restoration of the Cavan & Leitrim Railway’s Avonside 0-6-0T Nancy is officially complete after 22 years’ work and £160,000 investment.  The former ironstone loco returned to steam at Alan Keef’s Ross-on-Wye workshops in March, but was delivered to Dromod without its brass dome cover as this was still being manufactured by The Dorset Copperfish. …

  • Steam returns to Drumshanbo… on the back of a lorry!

    Steam returns to Drumshanbo… on the back of a lorry!

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    AVONSIDE 0-6-0T Nancy once again flew the flag for the Dromod-based Cavan & Leitrim Railway (C&LR) on June 30 when it took part in the opening parade of the An Tóstal festival at Drumshanbo, County Leitrim.  The visit followed Nancy’s starring role in the Ballinamore Family Vintage event earlier in the month.  During the parade…

  • ‘Brexit Express’ Nancy returns to steam and heads for Ireland

    ‘Brexit Express’ Nancy returns to steam and heads for Ireland

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    Restoration to steam of ex-Eastwell Iron Ore Quarries 3ft-gauge Avonside 0-6-0T Nancy (1547/1908) has been completed.

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