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  • Letterkenny and Lough Swilly railway records: letters of complaint, telegrams, correspondence, daily activity dockets, receipts, invoices, accounts and personnel documents (with restricted access; should be requested at least a week in advance.)
  • West Donegal Railway Drawings (1880)
  • Finn Valley Railway plans (1860)
  • Prints of Great Northern Railway Company (1956 – 60)
  • Prints of Lough Swilly Railway trains (1951 – 59)
  • Prints of Letterkenny and Burtonport Extension Railway (1951 – 59)


Railway Burtonport Engine

Burtonport Engine

  • Prints of trains, stations and lines of Co. Donegal Railways Joint Committee (1951 – 61)
  • Bye-laws, accounts, legal documents, timetables, leaflets and tickets, 1880 – 1960;
  • Posters and flyers relating to railways, c. 1900 – 1950.


Railway Station Buncrana

Buncrana Railway Station


Most listed railway records are available to the public. However, some of the Letterkenny & Lough Swilly railway records are of a private nature and of recent origin, and are therefore not open to the public. However selected extracts can be made available, but on a restricted access basis.