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Greystones Station News
Greystones is Ireland's Best Station
April 11, 2008 - Greystones Station took the coveted title of Overall Best Station for the first time today at the 16th annual Waterford Crystal-sponsored Iarnród Éireann Best Station Awards. The award was presented to Lenny McCarthy, Greystones Station by CIÉ and Iarnród Éireann Chairman Dr. John Lynch at a ceremony at Croke Park Stadium, with Greystones also collecting the Best DART Station prize.

Atmosperic Railway History
The Atmospheric Railway 1843 -1854
November 14, 2007 - The great success of the railway between Dublin and Kingstown, constructed in the years 1832-4, resulted in a lot of schemes for other railways all over Ireland. The first priority was considered to be the extension of the Kingstown line southward towards Bray. This would no doubt have been carried out, but for a new system of propulsion championed by the eminent engineer Brunel, known as the Atmospheric system, in which the engine supplying the power was stationary, and the train was drawn along by the suction of a plug or piston through a tube.


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