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24-05-2017, 14:35   #1741
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082 First time out in around 18 months or so I think.
Time does fly, but it's actually 2 and a half years, doesn't seem that long, but it is.

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25-05-2017, 09:14   #1742
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082 was let loose for a test run on Sunday to the Sallins loop and back to Inchicore. First time out in around 18 months or so I think.
I saw 082 on a westbound container train on Tuesday. It passed the Curragh at 1640, which I think is an unusual time for the IWT.
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25-05-2017, 11:31   #1743
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I saw 082 on a westbound container train on Tuesday. It passed the Curragh at 1640, which I think is an unusual time for the IWT.
Could be a case of the afternoon liners resuming, inbound yesterday evening at PPT at 17.55.
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082 still sounds the same too, judging by the videos I've seen online.
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Nice story on IÉ's website

http://www.irishrail.ie/news/refurbi...locomotive-075
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Well, after a long wait and a query in this thread about when I could see one go thru Maynooth, I finally experienced an 071 again for the first time in a long time, quite by accident at lunch time!

Drove down to Ballybough to get a car battery fitted and standing outside the place I heard a beautiful rhythmic rumble! Looked up and over the bridge on Summerhill Parade passes an 071 with a container train!

Painted up in the orange revival, lovely and clean, not sure which machine.

What a sight and sound!!
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Painted up in the orange revival, lovely and clean, not sure which machine.

What a sight and sound!!
If it was just black and orange is was 071, if it also had the white "tippex" lines it was 073.
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If it was just black and orange is was 071, if it also had the white "tippex" lines it was 073.
No Tippex, 071 so!
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Painted up in the orange revival, lovely and clean, not sure which machine.

What a sight and sound!!
that one annoys me as it's completely the wrong shade of orange to be imitating the original supertrain.
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No Tippex, 071 so!
073 is on the 3rd IWT link this week, was probably that
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that one annoys me as it's completely the wrong shade of orange to be imitating the original supertrain.
Always one whinger.
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Long time since I posted in this thread! For the first time ever I saw an 071 in my local station of Maynooth just now, took me by surprise didn't catch the no but it was hauling the RPSI set just coasted through so I almost didn't hear nearly missed it!
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Long time since I posted in this thread! For the first time ever I saw an 071 in my local station of Maynooth just now, took me by surprise didn't catch the no but it was hauling the RPSI set just coasted through so I almost didn't hear nearly missed it!

074 is hauling the RPSI tour today.
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I think you'll find more diesel on the tour than planned
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