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  1. jamied says

    Thought I'd sort out the comment currently posted at the bottom of the shots list.....

    "Not sure if Ballybunion is in Northern Ireland or Southern Ireland (Republic of Ireland, Eire, Irish Republic) - can't find it on the map. Perhaps it is some kind of joke?" - it certainly isn't a joke, Ballybunion is in County Kerry in the Republic of Ireland.

    There's also a second comment in the shots list saying......

    "* This doesn't make much sense but that's what it says!" - this comment refers to the title card, which carries a misprint. To clear that up, the title card is referring to the former Listowel and Ballybunion railway (a monorail railway), which ran between 1888 and 1924.

    As the clip is dated 1931, we are presumably seeing retrospective footage of the Listowel and Ballybunion Railway before its closure.

  2. cncmodeller says

    Judging by the position of the passengers, the film seems to suggest that the seating in the carriages is not against the back wall ( as described in all books on the railway) but in the normal arrangement crossways either side of the entrance doors.


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