Welcome to MRSI

Established in 1987, the aim of the Modern Railway Society of Ireland is to foster interest in the current railway scene, especially in Ireland.

Online membership applications

We are pleased to announce we can now accept membership applications online via Paypal – see our Membership page for details.


Due to Covid-19, all meetings in person are suspended until further notice.  We hope to proceed with the winter programme as usual, using Zoom if necessary.

80 class preservation at Downpatrick

80 class vehicles 69 and 749 (in their original 1978 livery), 90 (in Translink blue and silver) and 752 (in Sandite yellow) arrived at Downpatrick on 12 and 13 May.  Our secretary Andy is seen here with Robert Gardiner, chairman of the Downpatrick and County Down Railway in front of 69 and in its cab.

Details of next year’s programme are in our latest newsletter.

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