N8667 : Kingscourt train at Navan Jct

taken 42 years ago, near to Navan, Co Meath, Ireland

Kingscourt train at Navan Jct
Kingscourt train at Navan Jct
Laden gypsum train from Kingscourt passing the overgrown platform at the closed Navan Jct station.
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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N8667, 21 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Friday, 16 April, 1982   (more nearby)
Thursday, 4 February, 2010
Railway station (closed)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 863 673 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.9224N 6:41.6864W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 863 673
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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