86 passing Coleraine signal box in 1985

Image by John Law


Northern Ireland Railways

Class 80 Motor Car 86



On a very murky day NIR “80” class set 740,767,86 had just arrived at Arklow with the 11.27 from Bray. For earlier and later scenes at Arklow station

​Image by The Turf Burner

The 14:40 had been formed of this 5-car set led by power car no 86 (still in the attractive 1980s red and grey livery) between Derry and Coleraine that day. Seen here at Londonderry Waterside prior to departure.

Image and text by William Ellis