Great Northern Railway of Ireland
ONE of Northern Ireland’s best-known former stations has been put up for sale, opening up the opportunity to own a real piece of Irish railway history. Bundoran Junction, in Kilskeery, Co Tyrone, was a popular interchange on the Great Northern Railway’s (GNR(I)) Irish Northwest line between Enniskillen and Omagh. It was originally opened by the…
By Hugh Dougherty A STEAM locomotive boiler dug up by contractors working at the site of the former locomotive shed at Omagh, County Tyrone, on February 8, might have come from a Great Northern Railway of Ireland locomotive. However, a mystery now surrounds the find, for Omagh shed – which closed 54 years ago on…
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