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12 bens

The Connemara Railway

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'… packed with facts and pictures, it gives a brief history of the old Galway-Clifden branch of the MGWR.
It contains many facts and reminisces of this line that would have otherwise been lost! '
             
                             IRISH RAILWAY BIBLIOGRAPHY


'… concise and delivers the salient facts that any visitor to Connemara who encounters the remains of this line may ask.'
                                         INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE IRELAND


This attractive 52 paged booklet gives a concise history of the railway line that operated for forty years between Galway and Clifden. Opened in 1895, the line had seven stations and ran for forty-eight miles through some of the most breathtaking scenery Ireland has to offer. The names of over 200 men and boys employed on the construction of the line are listed here.
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