IR / IÉ 101 Class (B Class) A1A-A1A BRC&W

IR / IÉ 101 Class (B Class) A1A-A1A BRC&W

The 101 Class was manufactured by the Birmingham Railway Carriage & Wagon Works at Dukinfield Works and numbered B101-B112. They were fitted with Sulzer 6LDA28 engines and Metropolitan Vickers traction motors. They were delivered to IÉ during 1956 and 1957 and...
IR / IÉ 201 Class (C Class) Bo-Bo Metropolitan Vickers

IR / IÉ 201 Class (C Class) Bo-Bo Metropolitan Vickers

The 201 Class was manufactured by Metropolitan Vickers at Dukinfield Works, Manchester. They were the lighter and less powerful versons of the 001 Class locomotives. They were delivered to IÉ during 1957 and 1958, and were intended for mixed traffic use on branch...
IR / IÉ 001 Class (A Class) Co-Co Metropolitan Vickers

IR / IÉ 001 Class (A Class) Co-Co Metropolitan Vickers

Built in 1955 by Metropolitan Vickers, the 001 Class locomotives were the workhorses of the Irish railway network for forty years, on passenger and freight until the mid-1990s. As with the BR Class 28 they suffered badly from the unreliability of their Crossley...