BELFAST YORK ROAD DEPOT

[Source: Paul Wright]

There has been a depot at Belfast York Road since 1848 and NIR still has one there in the 21st century. Over the years the depot expanded, contracted and changed its form. After 1992 it also took over the site of Belfast York road station.

Former LMS NCC 2-6-4 locomotives seen at Belfast York Road depot in august 1965.
Photo by KA Gray courtesy of Bruce McCartney


An ex LMS NCC 0-6-4T locomotive and an ex LMS NCC 2-6-4T locomotive at Belfast York Road depot in August 1965. The LMS NCC bequethed the UTA the most modern locomotives in Northern Ireland in 1949. Many of the 2-6-4T locomotives were still in use in 1969.
Photo by KA Gray courtesy of Bruce McCartney

Belfast York Road depot seen in August 1965.
Photo by KA Gray courtesy of Bruce McCartney

An ex LMS NCC 2-6-0 locomotive stands at Belfast York Road depot in August 1965.
Photo by KA Gray courtesy of Bruce McCartney


One of the LMS NCC 2-6-4T engines seen at Belfast York Road depot in August 1965.
Photo by KA Gray courtesy of Bruce McCartney


Steam traction survived in Northern Ireland until 1969. Steam locomotives are vseen by the turntable at Belfast York Road depot during that year.
Photo by John McKegney from his Flickr photostream


A busy scene at Belfast York Road depot in 1969.
Photo by John McKegney from his Flickr photostream


Looking south at Belfast York Road depot in 1969.
Photo by John McKegney from his Flickr photostream

An NIR DMU is seen passing Belfast York Road depot in 1969.
Photo by John McKegney from his Flickr photostream


Ex LMS NCC 2-6-4T locomotive number 4 seen at Belfast York Road depot on 27 June 1969.
Photo by Keith Holt from the KDH Flickr photostream


Belfast York Road depot seen on 27 June 1969.
Photo by Keith Holt from the KDH Flickr photostream


An NIR diesel seen at Belfast York Road depot in 1970.
Photo by John McKegney from his Flickr photostream


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[Source: Paul Wright]




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