Great Northern Railway (Ireland) ‘S’ class No. 171 Slieve Gullion

  • £120,000 appeal launched to return Irish preservation group’s Slieve Gullion to steam

    £120,000 appeal launched to return Irish preservation group’s Slieve Gullion to steam

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    The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland has launched a £120,000 appeal to complete the restoration of its semi-overhauled flagship Great Northern Railway (Ireland) ‘S’ class No. 171 Slieve Gullion. The popular 4-4-0 last steamed in July 2002, and in early 2014 it crossed the Irish Sea to undergo a contract overhaul by Rail Restorations North East…

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