At any one time a small number of volunteers and an even smaller number of employees are working on a large number of different projects.

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Restoration Projects
Subject
Purpose
Status
Undertaken

NCC 2-6-4T No.4
Provision of new tyres A first for the Society to fit a complete set of new tyres to a locomotive.
Whitehead

GM Bo Bo B134
Overhaul and rebuild for mainline use Restoration of locomotive, including reconditioning of bogies, engine, motors and bodywork.
Inchicore

GNR(I) 4-4-0 No.171 Slieve Gullion
Full restoration to main line use Major mechanical and boiler work undertaken. Re-assembly in progress.
Whitehead

Mk2 First 181
Overhaul for mainline use  
Whitehead

Mk2 Open 302
Overhaul for mainline use  
Whitehead

Guinness Grain Van 504
Overhaul for interpretive display reconditioning of metal underframe and re-build of wooden body. Sponsored by Heritage Lottery Fund.
Whitehead

GS&WR Carriage 861
Overhaul for display/train rides Major work to roof and interior continuing on a very limited basis.
Whitehead

Cravens Carriage 1539
Overhaul for mainline use Prepatory work commenced. Being fitted out as a First Class carriage.
Inchicore

 

New Projects
Subject
Purpose
Status
Undertaken

NCC Boiler
Provision of spare boiler The manufacture of a spare boiler for locomotive No.4, which may or may not develop into a completely new locomotive.
Whitehead

 

Maintenance And Building Projects
Subject
Purpose
Status
Undertaken

Whitehead Track
Continuing programme of track renewal Renewal and uppgrade of trackwork. Provision of signalling and connected pointwork ongoing.
Whitehead

 

Recently Completed Projects
Subject
Purpose
Status
Undertaken

GNR(I) 4-4-0 No.131
Full restoration to main line use Major mechanical and boiler work undertaken. Fitting out of locomotive and construction of new tender. First public trip March 2018.
Whitehead

Mk2 Brake 460
Overhaul for mainline use A 2-year overhaul included renewal of end sheets, vestibule floor, rewiring, installation of a generator, repainting, re-varnishing of the interior, renewal of the upholstery and a full overhaul of the running gear.
Whitehead

Irish Shell Oil Wagon 602
Overhaul for museum display Completed January 2017.
Whitehead

Generator Van 3173
Overhaul for main line use Completed in 2015 and now in the running set in Dublin.
Mullingar

GS&WR Ballast Wagon 8309
Overhaul for museum display Completed February 2018.
Whitehead