N7995 : Kingscourt station (4)

taken 45 years ago, near to Kingscourt, Co Cavan, Ireland

Kingscourt station (4)
Kingscourt station (4)
CIE locomotive no 006 at Kingscourt station, awaiting departure, with a gypsum train for Drogheda.
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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N7995, 9 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Monday, 7 May, 1979   (more nearby)
Monday, 3 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 954 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:54.1488N 6:47.5568W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 955
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Other Tags
Kingscourt (Co Cavan)  Railway Station  Train  Freight Train  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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