Present and Future

Replacement Programme

Type: Equipment
In the early 1990s a Bord na Móna locomotive replacement programme was initiated and a new locomotive was designed by the Company‘s engineers. The...

Planet locomotive

Type: Equipment
In 1984 seven four wheeled Dundalk E locos with hydraulic transmission were purchased, these were built at Dundalk Engineering Works, Co Louth. A...

Rail Curves

Type: Equipment
Rail curves vary from 300 metres (328yds) to 30 metres (33yds) in radius, depending on their position in the track layout. A rail gradient of less...

Level Crossings

Type: Equipment
Bord na Mona’s Industrial Railway includes 97 level crossings and 49 underpasses. In general, at locations where the industrial railway crosses...

Locations of Railway Operations & Division

Type: Equipment
Bord na Mona’s industrial railways operate in the following locations; Energy Blackwater / Boora – supplying West Offaly Power Station at...

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