Fergus Mc Donnell and Martina Hand from The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland:
Mark Finnegan welcomes Fergus Mc Donnell and Martina Hand from The Railway Preservaton Society of Ireland(RPSI) to the Near FM studio.
The RPSI was formed in 1964 (we celebrated our 50th Anniversary in 2014) to preserve in working ordersteam locomotives and other rolling stock built for the Irish railway system, from 1850 to the present day.
The RPSI maintains a museum at Whitehead and operates steam-hauled excursions over the present day Irish railway network for families and enthusiasts.
The Society is a not-for-profit charity managed by volunteers. All funds from ticket sales shop salesmembership fees or donations go directly to keeping Ireland’s steam railway heritage operating for future generations.
For more information about The RPSI check out their website HERE