Author Archives: alasdairmaccaluim

Carson nach eil barrachd rathaidean-iarainn glèidhte ann an Èirinn? #Gàidhlig #gaelic #cleachdi

Gach bliadhna eadar an Nollaig agus a’ bhliadhna ùr bidh mi a’ dol air turas rèile sònraichte. Am-bliadhna, bidh mi a’ dol gu Rathad-iarainn Dhún Phádraig agus Chontae an Dúin (the Downpatrick and County Down Railway) ann an Èirinn. Tha … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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Tioraidh an-dràsta! #gàidhlig

Cha bhi mi a’ postadh an seo no air na meadhanan sòisealta eile airson greiseag. Tha mi feumach air beagan fois. View this post on Instagram Tha am pathadh air am trèana bheag seo! #heritagerailway #gaidhlig A post shared by … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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Bye for now….

I’ve really enjoyed writing this blog for the last few years, looking at my two favourite things – railways and Gaelic. I’ve decided to take a break for a while as I’ve lost my confidence in writing in Gaelic. I’m … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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Aiseirigh Eileanach – Loidhne Eilean Wight #gàidhlig

Tha mi uamhasach measail air Sasainn. Is fìor thoil leam bailtean mòra mar Lunnainn agus Bristol agus sgìrean dùthchail mar na crìochan leis a’ Chuimrigh. Tha Siorrachd Eabhraig – “an t-Siorrachd as motha agus as fheàrr ann an Sasainn” sgoinneil … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

Posted in 1923 stock, 1938 tube stock, Class 483, Class 484, D stock, D-train, eileanan, Isle of Wight, Isle of Wight Steam Railway, London Underground, rathaidean-iarainn, Rathaidean-iarainn neo-àbhaisteach, Ryde Rail, Sasainn, shanklin, trèanaichean, Vivarail | Comments Off on Aiseirigh Eileanach – Loidhne Eilean Wight #gàidhlig

It’s Wingardium leviosaaaa – turas gu Llynclys #gaidhlig

Às dèidh dhomh a dhol dhan chiad loidhne aig a’ Chambrian Heritage Railway ann an Croesoswallt/Oswestry, rinn mi gu deas gus an dàrna pàirt den loidhne fhaicinn. Tha dà phàirt den loidhne fosgailte aig an àm seo agus tha iad … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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E pluribus unum – trì loidhnichean air a’ chrìch #gàidhlig

Chaidh mi a dh’fhaicinn trì loidhnichean eadar-dhealaichte ann an Shropshire, Sasainn, faisg air a’ chrìch leis a’ Chuimrigh bho chionn goirid. B’ iad sin Cambrian Heritage Railway Oswestry, Cambrian Heritage Railway Llynclys agus Tanat Valley Railway, Nantmawr. Bha na trì … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

Posted in a' Chuimrigh, Cambrian Heritage Railway, Croesoswallt, England, Llynclys, Oswestry, Preserved Railways, rathaidean-iarainn, Rathaidean-iarainn glèidhte, Sasainn, Shropshire, trains, WIfred Owen | Comments Off on E pluribus unum – trì loidhnichean air a’ chrìch #gàidhlig

Tha Trèanaichean ùra an t-Subway air tighinn! #gàidhlig

Bha mi a-mach air cuairt bho chionn latha no dhà agus chaidh mi seachad air ‘trac deuchainn’ an t-Subway ann an Ath nam Broc. Bha mi air mo dhòigh glan fhaicinn gun robh trèana ùra ann. Seo i: Feumaidh mi … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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Cuir Gàidhlig oirre! Co-chomhairle air Zonecard Shrath Chluaidh #gàidhlig

Tha Com-pàirteachas Còmhdhail Shrath Chluaidh (Strathclyde Partnership for Transport – SPT) air co-chomhairle a thoiseachadh air an Zonecard. We want to hear from you as we look at making improvements to ZoneCard. Help us by completing this short survey➡️ https://t.co/A0pi2YWI9a … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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The Top right-hand corner of Wales – Turas dhan Chuimrigh #gaidhlig

“Not very long ago, in the top left-hand corner of Wales, there was a railway. It wasn’t a very long railway or a very important railway, but it was called The Merioneth and Llantisilly Rail Traction Company Limited, and it … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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Trèanaichean Mickey Mouse – Oh boy! #gàidhlig

Rinn mi rud gu math far-bhrannd air ais san Iùchar. Chaidh sinn air làithean saora gu Paris agus fhad ’s a bha sinn ann, chuir sinn latha seachad ann an Disneyland Paris. Bha a’ chlann ag iarraidh a dhol ann … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

Posted in busaichean-tràilidh, caol-gheidse, Carolwood Pacific Railroad, Disneyland Paris, Disneyland Railroad, Meg of Saughtree, rathaidean-iarainn, rogart, saughtree, Sleeperzzz, trolley-buses, trolleybuses, Walt Disney | Comments Off on Trèanaichean Mickey Mouse – Oh boy! #gàidhlig