This tour was delayed from May because of problems with No.171. Also, at Collooney a short ceremony was held commemorating the completion of the RPSI’s coverage of the entire Irish railway network. Saturday 26th September: (171 LE) Mullingar - Dublin Pearse; (171) Dublin Pearse - Mullingar; (184+171) Mullingar - Longford; (184) Longford - Ballymote; (171 LE) Longford - Ballymote; (171+184) Ballymote - Sligo. Sunday 27th September: (171+184 ECS) Sligo - Sligo Quay - Sligo; (171+184) Sligo - Carrick-on-Shannon; (184 LE) Carrick-on-Shannon - Mullingar; (171) Carrick-on-Shannon - Dublin Connolly (via Newcomen Junction); (171) Dublin Connolly - Belfast Central - Belfast CSD. No.171 slipped to a stand at Newcomen Junction within sight of Connolly and was eventually diesel-hauled into Connolly. Ex-MGWR six wheel coach No.62 was attached at Drogheda.