Irish railway project takes Scottish sleeper cars

Night time picture of Caledonian Sleeper coach being delivered by road on a huge trailer
While you were sleeping. This coach arrives in the dead of night to Maam Cross station in Galway in Ireland Connemara Railway Project

The rolling stock formely used for the Caledonian Sleeper, the overnight service between London and Scotland, has found a new home. In an exciting development for railway enthusiasts, the Connemara Railway Project has taken delivery of several former Caledonian sleeper coaches at Maas Cross in the west of Ireland. The coaches are being used for their original purpose – almost. They’re to serve as accommodation at the project, deep in the rural heartland, 30 miles (50 kilometres) west of Galway Town. The project intends to create what they are certain will be a world-class tourist attraction in the Irish countryside.

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Irish railway project takes Scottish sleeper cars

Night time picture of Caledonian Sleeper coach being delivered by road on a huge trailer
While you were sleeping. This coach arrives in the dead of night to Maam Cross station in Galway in Ireland Connemara Railway Project

The rolling stock formely used for the Caledonian Sleeper, the overnight service between London and Scotland, has found a new home. In an exciting development for railway enthusiasts, the Connemara Railway Project has taken delivery of several former Caledonian sleeper coaches at Maas Cross in the west of Ireland. The coaches are being used for their original purpose – almost. They’re to serve as accommodation at the project, deep in the rural heartland, 30 miles (50 kilometres) west of Galway Town. The project intends to create what they are certain will be a world-class tourist attraction in the Irish countryside.

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Author: Simon Walton

Simon Walton is UK correspondent for RailTech.com and Railfreight.com

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