N7891 : Gypsum train near Kingscourt

taken 46 years ago, near to Kilmainham Wood, Meath, Ireland

Gypsum train near Kingscourt
Gypsum train near Kingscourt
Locomotive no 057 hauling a short (four hoppers) Kingscourt Drogheda gypsum train at Poles (Lisnagrew) level crossing between Kingscourt and Kilmainham Wood.
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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N7891, 5 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Thursday, 21 April, 1977   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 10 July, 2012
Geographical Context
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 787 916 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:52.1173N 6:48.1809W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 787 916
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Kingscourt (Co Cavan)  Railway  Train  Freight Train  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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