N8667 : Tara Mines train near Navan Jct

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

Tara Mines train near Navan Jct
Tara Mines train near Navan Jct
A Tara Mines test train of hopper wagons and a brake van, hauled by 043, stopped at the Commons Road level crossing. The signs of excavation are described in N8567 : Kingscourt train near Tara Mines Jct.
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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Date Taken
Thursday, 21 April, 1977   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 July, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 862 673 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.9236N 6:41.7952W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 862 673
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Navan  Railway  Level Crossing  Train  Freight Train  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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