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The West Clare Railway

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Old 13th April 2019, 19:51
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The West Clare Railway

This thread is the result of reading another article in The Railway Magazine, this time from the May 1951 edition!

This time we are in the Republic of Ireland, specifically in County Clare. The May 1951 edition of the magazine carried an article on the 3ft gauge light railway which ran from Ennis to Kilrush and Kilkee. The total length of the railway was about 53 miles.

The first post gives some consideration to the history of the line and then looks at the section of the journey between Ennis and Corofin.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/04/08...nis-to-corofin


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Old 16th April 2019, 08:38
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This is the next part of the journey along the West Clare railway. I have included the song written about the line by Percy French.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/04/15...fin-to-lahinch

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Old 21st April 2019, 20:00
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The next length of the line takes us from Lahinch to Miltown-Malbay. .....

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/04/20...miltown-malbay
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Old 30th April 2019, 16:56
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The next length of the line from Miltown Malbay to Quilty. ........

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/04/30...bay-to-quilty/
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Old 5th May 2019, 20:30
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The journey along the West Clare continues. We are now firmly in the territory of what was built as the South Clare Railway. This length of the journey takes us from Quilty to Moyasta Junction. ...

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/05/05...lty-to-moyasta
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Old 10th May 2019, 08:55
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This next post takes us to the Kilkee terminus of the West Clare Railway. We still have another arm of the journey to complete.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/05/09...asta-to-kilkee
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Old 8th July 2019, 15:53
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We have almost reached the end of the story of the West Clare Railway and the study of its route. The post below completes the details of the remainder of the line, covering the route from Moyasta to Kilrush and Cappagh Pier. One further post will follow eventually which will look at the Locomotives and Rolling Stock on the line.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/07/07...d-cappagh-pier
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Old 16th July 2019, 18:55
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This is my final post about the West Clare Railway. I hope that you have enjoyed the series.

http://rogerfarnworth.com/2019/07/16...8-a-miscellany
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