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  • Writer's pictureJohn Woodman

Ireland's Day

The one and only Fintona horse tram which maintained the connection between Fintona Junction and Fintona Town Station until the very end of mainline railway operation in mid-Ulster. It also had the highest fleet number of any Irish tram !

A preserved survivor of one of the great mainline steam locomotives in Ireland. The name is of course in Gaelic and note the delightful styling of the title.

A long way from Ireland but a neatly styled modern tram somewhere in Europe. Its a pity Dublin's second generation 'light rail' fleet could not be appropriately decked in a touch of the green. Enjoy St Patrick's Day.

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