N8567 : Kingscourt train near Tara Mines Jct

taken 46 years ago, near to Navan and Donaghmore, Meath, Ireland

Kingscourt train near Tara Mines Jct
Kingscourt train near Tara Mines Jct
A gypsum train, from Kingscourt, approaching Tara Mines Junction N8567 : Oldcastle and Kingscourt Railway Junction. The junction (out of picture) had just been built on the site of the former Navan West Junction hence the signs of excavation on the right.
The Drogheda - Navan - Kingscourt railway :: O0974

Opened, in sections, by four railway companies between 1850 and 1875. Drogheda Navan closed to passengers in 1958, Navan Kingscourt in 1947. There are two short branches to Platin cement factory at Drogheda and the Tara mines at Navan. The Navan Kingscourt section handled gypsum trains until 2001. The line still serves the Tara mines.

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N8567, 2 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Monday, 9 May, 1977   (more nearby)
Friday, 8 January, 2010
Trains > Trains   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 858 676 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.1273N 6:42.1882W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 858 676
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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