Railway History Collection, Enniskillen

The Railway History Collection consists of books, journals and maps on the history and development of railways in Ireland, dating from the mid 1800s to more recent times. Included in the collection is a copy of the Act enabling the Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway Company to make a branch railway to Fintona and extend their line at Londonderry, a copy of the Act amalgamating the Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway Company with the Great Northern Railway Company (Ireland), along with handbooks of law and practice, manuals for various types of engine and engine driving.


The strength of the collection lies in the variety of material written about different railway networks in Ireland. The "Irish Railway Commission Sections of Several Lines 1837" and several original documents on the Great Northern Railway in Fermanagh may be of particular interest to the researcher.

Physical characteristics

200 volumes.

Description or Catalogue

Card catalogue.


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Added by Libraries NI | Last updated on: 24 May 2018