This year's annual tour was to Galway. It was the last steam visit to the Galway line before the replacement of semaphore signalling and, more significantly, the removal of the connection to Galway turntable in 2003. Saturday 11th May: (85) Belfast GVS - Dublin Connolly; (171) Dublin Connolly - Galway. Sunday 12th May: (171) Galway - Athlone - Knockcroghery - Dublin Connolly; (85) Dublin Connolly - Belfast GVS; (85 LE) Belfast GVS - Whitehead. Monday 13th May: (4) Whitehead - Belfast GVS - Bleach Green - Ballymena - Bleach Green - Yorkgate - Whitehead.