Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps

Reference Code: IE-MA-RPRMC
Dates: 01 January 1922 to 10 June 1924
Creator(s): Ministry of Economic Affairs; Ministry of Industry and Commerce; Officer Commanding Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps; Command Officers.
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent and Medium: 1 archival box containing 13 files.
Access: Open to the public
Language: English

This small collection covers operations and administration of the Railway Protection, Repair and Maintenance Corps and details some of the damage done to the railway network by Anti-Treaty forces during the civil war.

The collection consists of reports, returns, memoranda, radio messages, maps and correspondence from Government Ministries, members of the Corps and military command staff. Subjects include reports on damage to the rail infrastructure, track network and the trains themselves, details on train timetables for the various lines, administration of the Corps and its equipment, insurance issues for members of the Corps, challenges concerning the strength of the Corps, and complaints about the financial resources available for the administration of the Corps.