Saturday 13th April 2019


Dublin to Ballina and Westport & return


£65 / €70

 The latest in the series of diesel railtours aimed at raising funds for the overhaul of our diesel locomotives.

The tour will travel from Dublin (Connolly) to Athlone, Claremorris and Ballina, return to Claremorris and then visit Westport before making its way back to Dublin.

Official confirmation has been received on the operation of two 071 class locomotive in multiple for the upcoming diesel raltour.

This will see the first ever operation of a pair of 071 class locomotives west of Portarlington. It will also be only the second time ever for 071 class locomotives to work in multiple. There is also a planned locomotive change when the train arrives in Claremorris and if available a subsequent change in Ballina.

A number of photostops are planned for the day.

As with previous diesel railtours this one is sure to very popular and will sell out quickly so don't delay and get your booking in as soon as possible.

The train will be made up of our Cravens coaching stock complete with usual facilities of snack car serving a variety of hot and cold items throughout the day alongside our renowned bar car with draught and bottled beverages available all day.

Dublin Connolly   07:50
Portarlington 08:48 08:50
Athlone 09:39 09:49
Roscommon 10:14 10:22
Castlerea 10:40 10:48
Claremorris 11:12 11:40
Manulla Junction 11:53 12:00
Ballina 12:30 14:25
Claremorris 15:09 15:40
Westport 16:14 16:45
Claremorris 17:19 17:47
Athlone 18:55 18:59
Tullamore 19:25 19:33
Portarlington 19:57 19:59
Dublin Connolly 20:57  
Fare £65/€70
(plus online booking fee)

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