Jordanstown, 29/10/2014: 69 Leading To York Road
Yorkgate, 28/10/2014: 69 Leading To Portadown
Kilmore, 24/10/2014: 69 Leading to Portadown
NIR 80 Class Sandite 2014 Morgan Young has done another article for us about the Sandite Unit running Northern Ireland he has managed to photographed the unit in many places in the Belfast area.
Since the 80 Class units were taken out of service a few years ago a couple have lived on as Sandite Units.
Sandite is a sticky substance which is applied to the top of the rail in Autumn and Winter which sets hard which stops the trains slipping on wet or slimy rails. The train used to do this is converted from old passenger stock which makes the 80 Class perfect for the job. The formation for the Sandite train normally consists of four vehicles; three of them are motor cars for traction and the fourth is a trailer which has been modified to house the sandite equipment.
Belfast Central, 29/10/2014: 94 Leading To Carrickfergus
Craigavon Lakes, 27/10/2014: 69 Leading To Portadown
Silverwood, 27/10/2014: 94 Leading To Bangor
Marino, 31/10/2014: 69 Leading To Belfast
We would like to thank Morgan Young for the article and his images.
The copyright for these images remains with Morgan
Holywood Bank, 28/10/2014: 94 Leading To Bangor
Moira, 24/10/2014: 94 Leading To Bangor
Lisburn, 30/10/2014: 69 Leading To Portadown
Knockmore, 30/10/2014: 94 Leading To Bangor
Greenisland, 29/10/2014: 94 Leading To Carrickfergus
Helen's Bay, 31/10/2014: 94 Leading To Bangor
Dargan Bridge, 31/10/2014: 69 Leading To Portadown
Marino, 28/10/2014: 69 Leading To Belfast
York Road, 28/10/2014: Parked up in York Road Depot
Musgrave, 29/10/2014: 69 Leading To Portadown
Belfast, 29/10/2014: 94 Leading To Bangor