N8572 : Train, Gibbstown near Navan

taken 45 years ago, near to Gibstown, Co Meath, Ireland

Train, Gibbstown near Navan
Train, Gibbstown near Navan
See N7995 : Kingscourt station (4). The same train passing the closed (1936) station at Gibbstown.
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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N8572, 4 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Monday, 7 May, 1979   (more nearby)
Monday, 3 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Quarrying, Mining  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 853 728 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.9341N 6:42.5017W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 853 728
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Gibbstown (Co Meath)  Train  Freight Train  Railway Station  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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