Foyle Valley Railway

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Coordinates: 54°59′31″N 7°19′18″W / 54.99197°N 7.321529°W / 54.99197; -7.321529

County Donegal Railways Joint Committee locomotive on the museum tracks

The Foyle Valley Railway is a railway museum in Derry, Northern Ireland.[1] The exhibition is a recreated railway station platform and within the displays visitors can find out about the various railway companies which once operated out of the city.[2] The current museum opened in 1989 and initially a former County Donegal diesel railcar ran along a three-mile stretch of track along the riverbank.[3]

Original use[edit]

The current railway structures were the Londonderry Foyle Road railway station terminus of the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) route into the city on the west bank of the river Foyle from Strabane and Omagh.