Extension of W.C.R

50 Years On.

50 Years after the closure of The West clare Railway there are extensions been been made to the current 1 & half mile track at Moyasta Junction. The 31st of January was the 50th anniversary of the closure of The West Clare Railway and to mark that occasion, a half mile of track was relaid heading towards Kilkee.

We also have a new arrival to our Railway. The footbridge from Donabate Railway arrived to us on the 31st January aswell. It was a busy day, to say the least !!

The footbridge arrived from Donabate

Please find attached the photo’s taken on 31st January 2011.

 Rail and sleeper been transported by crane onto the flatwagon.

LM 60 pushing Rail up the Kilkee Line


LM 60 crossing the newly laid track

Rail alignment in progress

Gravel been spread from a renovated Bord naMona Tippler wagon on the newly laid track.