N8767 : Gypsum train, Navan

taken 43 years ago, near to An Uaimh, Donaghmore, The Little Furze and Kilcarn, Meath, Ireland

Gypsum train, Navan
Gypsum train, Navan
CIE locomotive no 057 awaiting departure from Navan with a laden gypsum train from Kingscourt.
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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N8767, 26 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 May, 1977   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 21 March, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 871 674 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.9684N 6:40.9681W
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Irish: geotagged! N 871 674
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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Navan  Railway Station  Train  Freight Train  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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