Train Dates for 2010.

(Note: Belfast YR = Belfast York Road; Belfast CSD = Belfast Central Services Depot; Belfast GVS = Belfast Great Victoria Street; ECS = Empty Coaching Stock; LE = Light Engine; GM = Railway company diesel locomotive; Whitehead generally means the RPSI's own Whitehead Excursion Station.)

Dates Page

Date Train/Operation Loco Itinerary/Route Special Notes
03/01
Engine Transfer
4
Dublin Connolly - Whitehead  
21/02
Diesel Do
B141, B142
Dublin Connolly - Longford & return Inaugural run of RPSI GMs B141 and B142, in original 1960s livery.
06/03
ITG Charter
Diesel
Dublin Connolly - Sligo & return Hire by ITG of RPSI heritage coaches hauled by IÉ GM locomotive.
28/03
Engine Transfer
186
Whitehead - Dublin Connolly  
05/04
Easter Eggspress
4
ECS: Whitehead - Belfast Central
Belfast Central - Whitehead & return (x2)
ECS: Belfast Central - Whitehead
 
05/04
Easter Eggspress
186
Dublin Connolly - Mullingar & return
Mullingar - Killucan & return
 
25/04
Maynooth Shuttle
186
Dublin Connolly - Maynooth & return (x2)  
06/05
Dalriada
Diesel
Whitehead - Dublin Connolly GM 113.
07/05
South Wexford
Diesel
Dublin Connolly - Rosslare - Waterford - Kildare - Dublin Connolly GM 081
08/05
Dalriada
4, 186
186: Dublin Connolly - Belfast Central - Whitehead
4: Whitehead - Ballymena - Belfast Central - Whitehead
 
09/05
Dalriada
4, 186
4: Belfast Central - Coleraine - Whitehead
186: Whitehead - Bangor - Whitehead
 
10/05
Dalriada
4, GM
4: Whitehead - Belfast Central - Dublin Connolly
GM: Dublin Connolly - Belfast Central - Whitehead
GM 081
16/05
Engine Transfer
4
Dublin Connolly - Whitehead  
22/05
Twelve Counties
Diesel
Whitehead - Belfast Central - Dublin Connolly - Tralee & return Hire by MRSI of 7 Mk2 coaches and van hauled by GM locomotives, 112 and 081.
23/05
Test Train
4
Whitehead - Belfast YR Depot - Whitehead Sunday night/Monday morning after last trains. Brake tests on TPWS system, including SPADs and overspeed approach to signals.
02/06
Private Charter
4
Whitehead - Belfast Central - Coleraine & return NI Housing Executive.
7 Mk2 coaches and van.
03/06
Engine Transfer
4
Whitehead - Dublin Connolly  
06/06
Sea Breeze
4
Dublin Connolly - Enniscorthy - Wexford & return  
11/06
Steam & Jazz
186
Whitehead - Belfast Central - Carrickfergus - Lisburn - Belfast Central - Whtehead  
18/06
Steam & Jazz
186
Whitehead - Belfast Central - Carrickfergus - Lisburn - Belfast Central - Whtehead  
25/06
Steam & Jazz
186
Whitehead - Belfast Central - Carrickfergus - Lisburn - Belfast Central - Whtehead Signalling issue at Lisburn meant No.186 ran to Portadown to run round.
02/07
Steam & Jazz
186
Whitehead - Belfast Central - Carrickfergus - Belfast Central - Whitehead Power failure at Lisburn meant that train got no further than Belfast Central.
04/07
Sea Breeze
4
Dublin Connolly - Enniscorthy - Wexford & return  
24/07
Summer Steam
3BG
Whitehead train rides  
25/07
Summer Steam
3BG
Whitehead train rides  
25/07
Sea Breeze
4
Dublin Connolly - Enniscorthy - Wexford & return  
01/08
Summer Steam
3BG
Whitehead train rides  
08/08
Steam Enterprise
4, 186
186: Whitehead - Belfast Central - Dublin Connolly
4: Dublin Connolly - Belfast Central - Whitehead
 
14/08
Bangor Belle
4
Whitehead - Portadown - Bangor - Lisburn - Whitehead Bomb scare at Lurgan meant return train terminated at Lisburn.
22/08
Greystones Shuttle
186
Dublin Connolly to Greystones & return
Greystones to Wicklow & return
 
22/08
Portrush Flyer
4
Whitehead - Belfast Central - Coleraine - Ballymoney & return Due to track condition NIR railcar between Coleraine and Portrush.
29/08
Portrush Flyer
4
Whitehead - Belfast Central - Coleraine - Ballymoney & return Due to track condition NIR railcar between Coleraine and Portrush.
12/09
European Heritage Open Day
3BG
Whitehead train rides  
12/09
Maynooth Shuttle
186
Dublin Connolly - Maynooth & return (x2)  
18/09
Country Comes To Town
4
ECS: Whitehead - Lisburn
Lisburn - Lurgan - Portadown & return (x3)
ECS: Lisburn - Whitehead
 
27/09
Private Charter
4
ECS:Whitehead - Belfast Central
Belfast Central - Bangor - Cultra
ECS: Cultra - Belfast Central - Whitehead
UFTM charter for "Computers In Cardiology" seminar delegates.
30/09
Schools Day
3BG
Whitehead train rides  
03/10
Best Of Both
Diesel
Dublin Connolly - Arklow - Mullingar - Dublin Connolly GM 073.
Attempt to attach 1514 at Mullingar failed due to brake problems.
31/10
Broomstick Belle
4
ECS: Whitehead - Belfast Central
Belfast Central - Whitehead & return (x2)
ECS: Belfast Central - Whitehead
 
14/11
Autumn Leaves
4, 186
4: Whitehead - Belfast Central - Dublin Connolly
186: Dublin Connolly - Belfast Central - Whitehead
 
27/11
Victorian Open Day
3BG
Whitehead train rides  
04/12
Santa Special
4
Dublin Pearse - Maynooth & return (x2)  
04/12
Santa Special
186
ECS: Whitehead - Belfast Central
Belfast Central - Whitehead & return (x2)
ECS: Belfast Central - Whitehead
 
05/12
Santa Special
4
Dublin Pearse - Maynooth & return (x2)  
05/12
Santa Special
186
ECS: Whitehead - Portadown
Portadown - Lisburn (x2)
ECS: Portadown - Whitehead
 
11/12
Santa Special
4
Dublin Pearse - Maynooth & return (x2)  
11/12
Santa Special
186
ECS: Whitehead - Belfast Central
Belfast Central - Whitehead & return (x2)
ECS: Belfast Central - Whitehead
 
12/12
Santa Special
4
Dublin Pearse - Maynooth & return (x2)  
12/12
Santa Special
186
ECS: Whitehead - Belfast Central
Belfast Central - Whitehead & return (x2)
Belfast Central - Lisburn & return
ECS: Belfast Central - Whitehead
 
16/12
Steam & Carols
186
ECS: Whitehead - Belfast Central
Belfast Central - Newry & return
ECS: Belfast Central - Whitehead
Charter by Cregagh Presbyterian Church choir.
18/12
Santa Special
4
Dublin Pearse - Maynooth & return (x2)  
18/12
Santa Special
186
ECS: Whitehead - Belfast Central
Belfast Central - Whitehead & return (x2)
ECS: Belfast Central - Whitehead
 
19/12
Santa Special
4
Dublin Pearse - Maynooth & return (x2)  
19/12
Santa Special
186
ECS: Whitehead - Belfast Central
Belfast Central - Whitehead & return (x2)
Belfast Central - Lisburn & return
ECS: Whitehead - Belfast Central