1849.  Commencement of Cork Bandon Railway with The Bandon-Ballinhassig stretch of commenced operation with two engines, Rith Tinneadh (Speeding Fire) and Sighe Goithe (Whirlwind)

Courtesy:

https://friendsofinnishannon.wordpress.com/2017/12/11/dundaniel-castle/

https://durrushistory.com/2015/10/09/proposed-bandon-bantry-railway-parliamentary-bill-with-affected-townlands-listed-november-1844/

https://durrushistory.com/2016/05/04/1843-projected-bandon-to-bantry-railway-with-provisional-committee-magistrates-landowners-businessmen-traffic-projections-anticipated-packet-station-railway-eventually-built-by-william-martin/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/02/29/21022/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/02/21/meeting-of-directors-of-west-cork-railway-henry-winthrop-odonovan-the-odonovan-jp-chairman-james-hutchinson-swanton-jp-dl-mccarthy-downing-solicitor-with-robert-peel-re-bringing-railway/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2017/08/06/new-book-on-west-cork-railway-system-including-colour-photographs-of-some-of-the-last-journeys-pre-1962/

 

 

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