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Steam locomotives of Ireland

Index Steam locomotives of Ireland

A wide variety of steam locomotives have been used on Ireland's railways. [1]

153 relations: Alexander McDonnell (engineer), Andrew Barclay Sons & Co., Avonside Engine Company, Baldwin Locomotive Works, Ballycastle Railway, Ballymena and Larne Railway, Ballymena, Cushendall and Red Bay Railway, Belfast and County Down Railway, Beyer, Peacock and Company, Black, Hawthorn & Co, BNCR Class A, BNCR Class B, BNCR Class N, BNCR Class S, British Transport Commission, Bury, Curtis and Kennedy, CBSCR Bandon Tank, CIÉ, CIÉ No. CC1, CLR 1 to 8, County Donegal Railways Joint Committee, Crane tank, Crewe Works, Dübs and Company, Derby Works, Diesel multiple unit, Donegal Railway Company, DSER 15 and 16, Dublin and South Eastern Railway, Edgar Craven Bredin, Glenariff Iron Ore and Harbour Company, GNRI Class JT, GNRI Class Q, GNRI Class S, GNRI Class SG, GNRI Class T, GNRI Class T2, GNRI Class U, GNRI Class V, GNRI Class VS, Great Northern Railway (Ireland), Great Southern and Western Railway, Great Southern Railways, GS&WR 400 Class, GS&WR Class 101, GS&WR Class 2, GS&WR Class 201, GS&WR Class 90, GS&WR Sambo, GSR Class 280, ..., GSR Class 342, GSR Class 670, GSR Class 800, GSR Class 850, GSR Classes 372 and 393, Harland and Wolff, Hawthorn Leslie and Company, Henry Ivatt, Hudswell Clarke, Hunslet Engine Company, Inchicore railway works, John Aspinall (engineer), John Fowler & Co., John G. Robinson, Kerr, Stuart and Company, Kitson and Company, LMS diesel shunter 7057, LMS Fowler Class 3F, LNWR 4ft 6in Tank Class, Locomotive, Locomotives of the Dundalk, Newry and Greenore Railway, London and North Eastern Railway, London and North Western Railway, London, Midland and Scottish Railway, Londonderry Port, Manning Wardle, MGWR Class A, MGWR Class B, MGWR Class D, MGWR Class E, MGWR Class H, MGWR Class K, MGWR Class L, MGWR Class P, MGWR Class W, MGWR Classes C and Cs, MGWR Classes F, Fa, and Fb, Midland Railway, Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company, NCC Class A1, NCC Class B3, NCC Class S1, NCC Class S2, NCC Class U2, NCC Class V, NCC Class WT, NCC Class X, NCC Class Y, Neilson and Company, NI Railways, North British Locomotive Company, Northern Counties Committee, Oliver Bulleid, R and W Hawthorn, Railway Preservation Society of Ireland, Railways Act 1921, Richard Maunsell, Robert Stephenson and Company, Sentinel Waggon Works, Sharp, Stewart and Company, Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway, SLNCR Leitrim class, SLNCR Lough class, SSLR 1 and 3, SSLR 4, TCLR Argadeen, TCLR St. Molaga, TDLR 1 to 3, 6, and 8, TDLR 5, TDLR 7 and 8, UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Ulster Transport Authority, Vulcan Foundry, W. G. Bagnall, West Donegal Railway, William Bridges Adams, William Dargan, William Fairbairn & Sons, Yorkshire Engine Company, 0-2-2, 0-4-0, 0-4-2, 0-4-4T, 0-6-0, 0-6-2, 0-6-4, 2-2-2, 2-4-0, 2-4-2, 2-4-4T, 2-6-0, 2-6-2, 2-6-4, 4-2-2, 4-4-0, 4-4-2 (locomotive), 4-4-4, 4-6-0, 4-6-2, 4-6-4, 4-8-0, 4-8-4. Expand index (103 more) »

Alexander McDonnell (engineer)

Alexander McDonnell was an Irish locomotive engineer and civil engineer.

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Andrew Barclay Sons & Co.

Andrew Barclay Sons & Co. are a builder of steam and later fireless and diesel locomotives.

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Avonside Engine Company

The Avonside Engine Company was a locomotive manufacturer in Avon Street, St. Philip's, Bristol, England between 1864 and 1934.

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Baldwin Locomotive Works

The Baldwin Locomotive Works was an American manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 to 1956.

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Ballycastle Railway

| Ballycastle Railway was a narrow gauge railway line which ran from Ballycastle to Ballymoney, both in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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Ballymena and Larne Railway

| The Ballymena and Larne Railway was a narrow gauge in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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Ballymena, Cushendall and Red Bay Railway

The Ballymena, Cushendall and Red Bay Railway was a narrow gauge railway between Ballymena and Retreat, both in County Antrim, in what is now Northern Ireland.

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Belfast and County Down Railway

The Belfast and County Down Railway (BCDR) was an Irish gauge railway in Ireland (later Northern Ireland) linking Belfast with County Down.

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Beyer, Peacock and Company

Beyer, Peacock and Company was an English railway locomotive manufacturer with a factory in Gorton, Manchester.

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Black, Hawthorn & Co

Black, Hawthorn and Company was a steam locomotive manufacturer with a works situated in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, UK.

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BNCR Class A

The Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (BNCR) Class A was a class of 13 two-cylinder compound steam locomotives built for service in north-east Ireland.

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BNCR Class B

The Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (BNCR) Class B was a class of 4-4-0 two-cylinder compound steam locomotives that was introduced for passenger service in the north-east of Ireland during the late 1890s.

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BNCR Class N

The Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (BNCR) Class N was a class of 0-4-0ST dock engines that worked on the Belfast Harbour Commissioners' lines in north-east Ireland.

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BNCR Class S

The Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (BNCR) Class S was a class of 2-4-2T two-cylinder compound steam locomotives that was introduced for service on the narrow gauge railways of County Antrim in north-east Ireland.

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British Transport Commission

The British Transport Commission (BTC) was created by Clement Attlee's post-war Labour government as a part of its nationalisation programme, to oversee railways, canals and road freight transport in Great Britain (Northern Ireland had the separate Ulster Transport Authority).

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Bury, Curtis and Kennedy

Bury, Curtis and Kennedy was a steam locomotive manufacturer in Liverpool, England.

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CBSCR Bandon Tank

The CBSCR Bandon Tanks were a class of 4-6-0T mixed-traffic locomotives built for the Cork, Bandon and South Coast Railway (CB&SCR) between 1906 and 1920.

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CIÉ

Córas Iompair Éireann (Irish Transport System), or CIÉ, is a statutory corporation of the Republic of Ireland, answerable to the Irish Government and responsible for most public transport in Ireland and – jointly with its Northern Ireland counterpart, the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company – the railway service between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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CIÉ No. CC1

Córas Iompair Éireann No.

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CLR 1 to 8

Cavan and Leitrim Railway 1 to 8 were 4-4-0T locomotives built by Robert Stephenson and Company, and were the first locomotives on the C&LR.

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County Donegal Railways Joint Committee

The County Donegal Railways Joint Committee operated an extensive narrow gauge railway system serving county Donegal, Ireland, from 1906 until 1960.

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Crane tank

A crane tank (CT) is a steam locomotive fitted with a crane for working in railway workshops, dockside, or other industrial environments.

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Crewe Works

Crewe railway works is a British railway engineering facility built in 1840 by the Grand Junction Railway.

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Dübs and Company

Dübs & Co. was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland, founded by Henry Dübs in 1863 and based at the Queens Park Works in Polmadie.

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Derby Works

The Derby railway works comprised a number of British manufacturing facilities designing and building locomotives and rolling stock in Derby, England.

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Diesel multiple unit

A diesel multiple unit or DMU is a multiple-unit train powered by on-board diesel engines.

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Donegal Railway Company

The Donegal Railway Company (DR) was an gauge railway in Ireland.

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DSER 15 and 16

The Dublin and South Eastern Railway 15 and 16 were a pair of 2-6-0 steam locomotives which were built for the heavy goods (freight) traffic on the Dublin to Wexford main line of the Dublin and South Eastern Railway (DSER).

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Dublin and South Eastern Railway

The Dublin and South Eastern Railway (DSE) was an Irish gauge railway in Ireland from 1846 to 1925.

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Edgar Craven Bredin

Edgar Craven Bredin (16 April 1886 – 5 August 1950) was an Irish mechanical and locomotive engineer and later a railway manager.

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Glenariff Iron Ore and Harbour Company

The Glenariff Iron Ore and Harbour Company (GIOH) was a railway and harbour company in Glenariff, County Antrim, in what is now Northern Ireland.

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GNRI Class JT

The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) JT class comprised six 2-4-2T locomotives, all built between 1895 and 1902 at their Dundalk Works.

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GNRI Class Q

The GNR(I) Q Class 4-4-0 steam locomotives of the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) (GNR) were mainly used on cross-border mixed traffic duties between Dublin and Belfast, as well as the "Derry Road" between and Derry.

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GNRI Class S

The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) class S was a class of five 4-4-0 steam locomotive that the Great Northern Railway introduced in 1913 to haul Belfast – Dublin express passenger trains.

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GNRI Class SG

The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) SG and SG2 classes was one of the last designs of Charles Clifford.

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GNRI Class T

The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) T class were 4-4-2T Atlantic locomotives built by Beyer, Peacock and Company in 1913.

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GNRI Class T2

The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) T2 class was a class of 4-4-2 tank locomotives.

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GNRI Class U

The GNR(I) class U was a class of 4-4-0 steam locomotives built for the Great Northern Railway (Ireland).

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GNRI Class V

The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) V class steam locomotives were 4-4-0 three-cylinder compound locomotives built in 1932 by Beyer, Peacock and Company.

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GNRI Class VS

The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) VS class steam locomotives were 4-4-0 three-cylinder simple expansion steam locomotives built in 1948 at the Dundalk works of the GNRI.

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Great Northern Railway (Ireland)

The Great Northern Railway (Ireland) (GNR(I) or GNRI) was an Irish gauge railway company in Ireland.

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Great Southern and Western Railway

The Great Southern and Western Railway (GS&WR) was an Irish gauge railway company in Ireland from 1844 until 1924.

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Great Southern Railways

The Great Southern Railways Company (often Great Southern Railways, or GSR) was an Irish company that from 1925 until 1945 owned and operated all railways that lay wholly within the Irish Free State (the present-day Republic of Ireland).

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GS&WR 400 Class

The GS&WR 400 class or CIE class B2 were a class of 4-6-0, built for the Great Southern & Western Railway in 1921.

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GS&WR Class 101

The Great Southern and Western Railway Class 101, classified as Class 101 or Class J15 by the Great Southern Railways, was a class of 0-6-0 steam locomotives designed for working goods traffic although they did, and were quite capable of, working branch or even main line passenger trains.

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GS&WR Class 2

The GS&WR Class 2 was a lightweight 4-4-0 steam locomotive used by the Great Southern and Western Railway in Ireland in the late 19th and into the 20th Century.

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GS&WR Class 201

The Great Southern and Western Railway Class 201 was a class of ten 0-6-0 side tank locomotives designed by Locomotive Engineer, H. A. Ivatt in 1887 for shunting heavy goods trains at Kingsbridge and Cork yards.

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GS&WR Class 90

The Great Southern and Western Railway Class 90 is a class of 0-6-0T steam locomotive.

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GS&WR Sambo

The GS&WR Class L2 Sambo was an 0-4-2 saddle tank engine used by the GSR of Ireland.

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GSR Class 280

The Great Southern Railways (GSR) Class 280 were 0-4-0T locomotives built by Sentinel in 1927.

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GSR Class 342

The Great Southern Railways (GSR) Class 342 consisted of five 4-4-0 locomotives built by Inchicore railway works in 1936.

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GSR Class 670

The Great Southern Railways (GSR) Class 670 consisted of five 0-6-2T tank locomotives built by Inchicore railway works in 1933 for suburban services south of Dublin to Bray and Greystones.

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GSR Class 800

The Great Southern Railways Class 800 steam locomotives were built principally for express passenger work on the Dublin to Cork main line of that company.

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GSR Class 850

The Great Southern Railways (GSR) Class 850 consisted of a single 2-6-2T tank locomotive built by Inchicore railway works in 1927, the sole example carrying the same number as the class.

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GSR Classes 372 and 393

The Great Southern Railways Classes 372 and 393 were types of 2-6-0 ("mogul") steam locomotives exported to Ireland from Great Britain in 1924.

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Harland and Wolff

Harland & Wolff Heavy Industries is a heavy industrial company, specialising in ship repair, conversion, and offshore construction, located in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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Hawthorn Leslie and Company

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Henry Ivatt

Henry Alfred Ivatt (16 September 1851 – 25 October 1923) was born in Wentworth, Cambridgeshire, England, and was educated at Liverpool College.

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Hudswell Clarke

Hudswell, Clarke and Company Limited was an engineering and locomotive building company in Jack Lane, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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Hunslet Engine Company

The Hunslet Engine Company was founded in 1864 in Hunslet, Leeds, England.

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Inchicore railway works

Inchicore Railway Works or simply Inchicore or The Works as known in railway circles was founded by the Great Southern & Western Railway in 1846 and emerged to become the major engineering centre for railways in Ireland.

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John Aspinall (engineer)

Sir John Audley Frederick Aspinall (25 August 1851 – 19 January 1937) was a British mechanical engineer who served as Locomotive Superintendent of the Great Southern and Western and Lancashire and Yorkshire Railways.

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John Fowler & Co.

John Fowler & Co Engineers of Leathley Road, Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England produced traction engines and ploughing implements and equipment, as well as railway equipment.

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John G. Robinson

John George Robinson CBE, (30 July 1856 – 7 December 1943) was chief mechanical engineer of the Great Central Railway from 1900 to 1922.

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Kerr, Stuart and Company

Kerr, Stuart and Company Ltd was a locomotive manufacturer from Stoke-on-Trent, England.

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Kitson and Company

Kitson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer based in Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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LMS diesel shunter 7057

LMS diesel shunter 7057 was built by Harland & Wolff.

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LMS Fowler Class 3F

The London Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS) Fowler 3F 0-6-0T is a class of steam locomotive, often known as Jinty.

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LNWR 4ft 6in Tank Class

The LNWR 4 ft 6in Tank was a class of 220 passenger 2-4-2T locomotives manufactured by the London and North Western Railway in their Crewe Works between 1879 and 1898.

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Locomotive

A locomotive or engine is a rail transport vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.

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Locomotives of the Dundalk, Newry and Greenore Railway

The locomotives of the Dundalk, Newry and Greenore Railway were all 0-6-0ST (saddle tanks), with inside cylinders, to the designs of LNWR Chief Mechanical Engineer, John Ramsbottom, the first three locomotives being built by the LNWR Crewe Works, England, in 1873.

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London and North Eastern Railway

The London and North Eastern Railway (LNER) was the second largest (after LMS) of the "Big Four" railway companies created by the Railways Act 1921 in Britain.

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London and North Western Railway

The London and North Western Railway (LNWR, L&NWR) was a British railway company between 1846 and 1922.

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London, Midland and Scottish Railway

The London, Midland and Scottish Railway (LMS)It has been argued that the initials LMSR should be used to be consistent with LNER, GWR and SR.

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Londonderry Port

Londonderry Port, now operating as Foyle Port, is a port on Lough Foyle in Northern Ireland.

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Manning Wardle

Manning Wardle was a steam locomotive manufacturer based in Hunslet, Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.

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MGWR Class A

The Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) A Class 4-4-0 was a class of 6 locomotives built at Broadstone Works in the period 1902-1905.

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MGWR Class B

The Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) B Class 0-6-0 was a class of 4 locomotives built at North British Locomotive Company in 1904.

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MGWR Class D

The MGWR Class D were 2-4-0 steam locomotives built in batches from 1873 to 1887 for the Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) of Ireland to a Martin Atock design.

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MGWR Class E

The MGWR class E was a small 0-6-0T steam locomotive class designed in 1891 by Martin Atock, the then locomotive superintendent of the Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) and twelve engines were built.

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MGWR Class H

The Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) Class H were an 0-6-0 locomotive bought in 1880 from Avonside Engine Company.

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MGWR Class K

The MGWR Class K was a Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) 2-4-0 designed by Martin Atock for passenger work and introduced from 1893.

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MGWR Class L

The MGWR Class L/Lm/Ln were Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) 0-6-0 locomotives.

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MGWR Class P

The Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) Class P were an 0-6-0T tank locomotive designed by Martin Atock introduced in 1881 designed for shunting and banking round North Wall freight yard.

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MGWR Class W

The Great Southern Railways (GSR) 222/234 Classes 0-6-0 originated from 2 batches of 3 locomotives built for the Waterford, Limerick and Western Railway (WLWR) by Kitson with a contract payment dispute resulting the in final two members going to Midland Great Western Railway becoming MGWR Class W. This class was a set of 2 batches of 3 locomotives for the WLWR designed by John G. Robinson.

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MGWR Classes C and Cs

The Midland Great Western Railway (MGWR) C Class was a class of 4-4-0 locomotives designed and built at Broadstone by Edward Cusack between 1909 and 1915 using parts obtained from Kitson and Company.

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MGWR Classes F, Fa, and Fb

The MGWR Classes F, Fa and Fb are a group of similar classes of 0-6-0 steam locomotives of the Midland Great Western Railway of Ireland which were designed and built between 1921 and 1924.

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Midland Railway

The Midland Railway (MR) was a railway company in the United Kingdom from 1844 to 1922, when it became part of the London, Midland and Scottish Railway.

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Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company

Nasmyth, Gaskell and Company, originally called The Bridgewater Foundry, specialised in the production of heavy machine tools and locomotives.

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NCC Class A1

The LMS (Northern Counties Committee) Class A1 4-4-0 passenger steam locomotives were rebuilds of Belfast and Northern Counties Railway Class A two-cylinder compound locomotives.

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NCC Class B3

The LMS (Northern Counties Committee) Class B3 4-4-0 passenger steam locomotives were rebuilds of Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (BNCR) two-cylinder compound locomotives. They operated services throughout the NCC’s broad gauge system in the north-east of Ireland.

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NCC Class S1

The Northern Counties Committee (NCC) Class S1 was a class of two-cylinder compound 2-4-2T steam locomotives that was introduced for service on the 3 ft (914 mm) narrow gauge railways of County Antrim in north-east Ireland.

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NCC Class S2

The Northern Counties Committee (NCC) Class S2 was a solitary two-cylinder compound 2-4-4T steam locomotive that was introduced for service on the 3 ft (914mm) narrow gauge railways of County Antrim in north-east Ireland.

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NCC Class U2

The Northern Counties Committee (NCC) Class U2 4-4-0 passenger steam locomotives consisted of 18 locomotives built for service in north-east Ireland.

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NCC Class V

The NCC Class V was a 0-6-0 steam locomotive design used by the Northern Counties Committee (NCC) for goods train service.

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NCC Class WT

The NCC Class WT is a class of 2-6-4T steam locomotives built by the Northern Counties Committee's parent company, the London, Midland and Scottish Railway for service in Northern Ireland.

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NCC Class X

The Northern Counties Committee (NCC) Class X was a solitary diesel-hydraulic shunting (switcher) locomotive built by Harland and Wolff (H&W) for service in the NCC's yards and at Belfast docks.

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NCC Class Y

The LMS Northern Counties Committee (NCC) Class Y was a class of 0-6-0T steam locomotives formed when two LMS Fowler Class 3F engines (Nos.7456 and 7553) were regauged from to the Irish broad gauge in 1944 becoming NCC Nos.18 and 19.

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Neilson and Company

Neilson and Company was a locomotive manufacturer in Glasgow, Scotland.

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NI Railways

NI Railways, also known as Northern Ireland Railways (NIR) and for a brief period Ulster Transport Railways (UTR), is the railway operator in Northern Ireland.

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North British Locomotive Company

The North British Locomotive Company (NBL, NB Loco or North British) was created in 1903 through the merger of three Glasgow locomotive manufacturing companies; Sharp, Stewart and Company (Atlas Works), Neilson, Reid and Company (Hyde Park Works) and Dübs and Company (Queens Park Works), creating the largest locomotive manufacturing company in Europe and the British Empire.

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Northern Counties Committee

The Northern Counties Committee (NCC) was a railway that served the north-east of Ireland.

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Oliver Bulleid

Oliver Vaughan Snell Bulleid CBE (19 September 1882 – 25 April 1970) was a British railway and mechanical engineer best known as the Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Southern Railway between 1937 and the 1948 nationalisation, developing many well-known locomotives.

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R and W Hawthorn

R and W Hawthorn Ltd was a locomotive manufacturer in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, from 1817 until 1885.

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Railway Preservation Society of Ireland

The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland (RPSI) is an Irish railway preservation group operating throughout Ireland.

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Railways Act 1921

The Railways Act 1921 (c. 55), also known as the Grouping Act, was an Act of Parliament enacted by the British government and intended to stem the losses being made by many of the country's 120 railway companies, move the railways away from internal competition and retain some of the benefits which the country had derived from a government-controlled railway during and after the Great War of 1914–1918.

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Richard Maunsell

Richard Edward Lloyd Maunsell (pronounced "Mansell") (26 May 1868 – 7 March 1944) held the post of Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the South Eastern and Chatham Railway from 1913 until the 1923 Grouping and then the post of CME of the Southern Railway in England until 1937.

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Robert Stephenson and Company

Robert Stephenson and Company was a locomotive manufacturing company founded in 1823.

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Sentinel Waggon Works

Sentinel Waggon Works Ltd was a British company based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire that made steam-powered lorries, railway locomotives, and later, diesel engined lorries and locomotives.

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Sharp, Stewart and Company

Sharp, Stewart and Company was a steam locomotive manufacturer, initially based in Manchester, England.

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Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway

The Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway (SL&NCR) was a railway in counties Cavan, Fermanagh, Leitrim and Sligo in north-west Ireland.

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SLNCR Leitrim class

The Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway Leitrim Class was a class of five 0-6-4T locomotives built by Beyer, Peacock and Company between 1882 and 1889 for the SLNCR.

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SLNCR Lough class

The SLNCR Lough Class was a class of 0-6-4T steam tank locomotives of the Sligo, Leitrim and Northern Counties Railway (SLNCR).

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SSLR 1 and 3

Schull and Skibbereen Light Railway 1 and 3 were two 4-4-0T locomotives manufactured by Peckett and Sons in 1906 and 1914 respectively.

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SSLR 4

Schull and Skibbereen Railway 4 Erin was a 4-4-0T locomotive manufactured by Nasmyth, Wilson and Company of Patricroft near Manchester in 1888.

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TCLR Argadeen

The Timoleague and Courtmacsherry Light Railway, opened in April 1891, was originally operated by two locomotives, both from the Leeds works of the Hunslet Engine Company, named Slaney and St. Molaga.

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TCLR St. Molaga

The Timoleague and Courtmacsherry Light Railway, opened in April 1891, was originally operated by two locomotives, both from the Leeds works of the Hunslet Engine Company.

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TDLR 1 to 3, 6, and 8

The Tralee and Dingle Light Railway (TDLR) locomotives 1, 2, 3, 6, and 8 were 2-6-0T locomotives manufactured by the Hunslet Engine Company of Leeds, England between 1889 and 1910.

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TDLR 5

Tralee and Dingle Light Railway 5 is a 2-6-2T locomotive manufactured by the Hunslet Engine Company in 1892 for the Tralee and Dingle Light Railway.

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TDLR 7 and 8

Tralee and Dingle Light Railway 7 and 8 were two 2-6-0T locomotives manufactured by Kerr, Stuart and Company in 1902 and 1903 for the Tralee and Dingle Light Railway.

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UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements

The UIC classification of locomotive axle arrangements, sometimes known as German classificationThe Railway Data File.

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Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum is situated in Cultra, Northern Ireland, about east of the city of Belfast.

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Ulster Transport Authority

The Ulster Transport Authority (UTA) ran rail and bus transport in Northern Ireland from 1948 until 1966.

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Vulcan Foundry

The Vulcan Foundry Limited was a British locomotive builder sited at Newton-le-Willows, Lancashire.

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W. G. Bagnall

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West Donegal Railway

The West Donegal Railway (WDR) was a narrow gauge railway in Ireland.

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William Bridges Adams

William Bridges Adams (1797 – 23 July 1872) was an author, inventor and locomotive engineer.

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William Dargan

William Dargan (28 February 1799 – 7 February 1867) was arguably the most important Irish engineer of the 19th century and certainly the most important figure in railway construction.

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William Fairbairn & Sons

William Fairbairn and Sons, was an engineering works in Manchester, England.

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Yorkshire Engine Company

The Yorkshire Engine Company (YEC) was a small independent locomotive manufacturer in Sheffield, England.

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0-2-2

An 0-2-2, in the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, is one that has two coupled driving wheels followed by two trailing wheels, with no leading wheels.

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0-4-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents one of the simplest possible types, that with two axles and four coupled wheels, all of which are driven.

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0-4-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement with no leading wheels, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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0-4-4T

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 0-4-4 represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and four trailing wheels on two axles.

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0-6-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and no trailing wheels.

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0-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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0-6-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of no leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles, and four trailing wheels on two axles.

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2-2-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 2-2-2 represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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2-4-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles and no trailing wheels.

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2-4-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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2-4-4T

In Whyte notation, a 2-4-4, or Boston-type, is a steam locomotive with two unpowered leading wheels followed by four powered driving wheels and four unpowered trailing wheels.

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2-6-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels on one axle, usually in a leading truck, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and no trailing wheels.

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2-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of two leading wheels, six coupled driving wheels and two trailing wheels.

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2-6-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, a locomotive has two leading wheels, six coupled driving wheels and four trailing wheels.

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4-2-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 4-2-2 represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, two powered driving wheels on one axle, and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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4-4-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, represents the arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading bogie, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and no trailing wheels.

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4-4-2 (locomotive)

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, represents a configuration of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading bogie with a single pivot point, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and two trailing wheels on one axle, usually in a trailing truck which supports part of the weight of the boiler and firebox and gives the class its main improvement over the configuration.

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4-4-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, 4-4-4 represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, four powered and coupled driving wheels on two axles, and four trailing wheels on two axles.

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4-6-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives by wheel arrangement, represents the configuration of four leading wheels on two axles in a leading bogie, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and no trailing wheels.

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4-6-2

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, six powered and coupled driving wheels on three axles and two trailing wheels on one axle.

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4-6-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels, six powered and coupled driving wheels and four trailing wheels.

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4-8-0

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, usually in a leading truck or bogie, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and no trailing wheels.

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4-8-4

Under the Whyte notation for the classification of steam locomotives, represents the wheel arrangement of four leading wheels on two axles, eight powered and coupled driving wheels on four axles and four trailing wheels on two axles.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steam_locomotives_of_Ireland

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