The Wanderer's Photographs

2006 - 2016


The Wanderer's Photos is a contemporary photographic website which features the latest events on the Irish Rail & LUAS networks with occasional forays to Northern Ireland, the U.K. and beyond.

The website was created 10 years ago in August 2006, hosted by Fotopic. This hosting company suddenly closed in March 2011 and a new host had to be found. After considering Flickr & Zenfolio, I found Smugmug met my requirements and the website was rebuilt over a six month period with 10,000 photographs uploaded to this new website which had been previously hosted on fotopic.

Over the last ten years, The Wanderer's Photographs has developed an extensive collection of over 28,500 photographs from 2005 to the present day chronicling the demise of widespread locomotive hauled Intercity Services & the introduction of the trains that replaced them, the "Intercity Railcars", railway & tramway openings to railway closures.  

In recent years the website has expanded to include a merchandise section and has social media accounts on Facebook & Twitter. Please do check them out.

If you wish to get in touch, you can contact me via email or social media using the links below:

Email / Facebook / Twitter

Thank you for visiting The Wanderer's Photographs.

All images © 2005-2016 The Wanderer, unless otherwise indicated.

Unauthorised use prohibited.

Gallery updates and Latest News

22014 arrives into Athlone with the 1105 Galway - Heuston. Sat 22.10.16

October 2016 updated 26th October *

*RPSI: "The Western Explorer" updated 22nd October *

* Quirky Nights Glamping Village updated 18th October *

* Belmond Grand Hibernian 2016 tours updated 16th October *

* Facebook Group on Irish Railways *

Irish Trains Past & Present

22036 crosses over Killonan Jct. with the 1325 Heuston - Limerick. Sun 23.10.16

* Merchandise now available for purchase.

* Check out the Popular Photos page.

* Check out the Events Page for the latest RPSI Specials and Iarnrod Eireann service alterations.

Slideshow of the Week

Belmond Grand Hibernian

The Belmond Grand Hibernian is a new luxury touring train of Ireland launching the end of August 2016.

The company have converted 10 former Iarnrod Eireann MKIII carriages to tour the country with trips ranging from 2 nights to 6 nights on board.

See the Belmond Grand Hibernian website for further details.

A wave from a member of staff on board 7104 Kildare as it passes Rosskelton with the 0830 Inchicore - Mallow Trial. Thurs 11.08.16

A wave from a member of staff on board 7104 Kildare as it passes Rosskelton with the 0830 Inchicore - Mallow Trial. Thurs 11.08.16

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