V7796 : Killorglin railway viaduct

taken 6 years ago, near to Hillville, Cill Orglan, Reen and Ballymacprior, Kerry, Ireland

Killorglin railway viaduct
Killorglin railway viaduct
The viaduct formed part of the Great South and western Railway's route that ran from Farranfore to Valentia Harbour. The railway closed on 1st February 1960 and was officially wound up 5 months later.

Today, the bridge is open for use as a footpath.

There has been talk recently of re-opening this railway as a single track line to Caherciveen along the north section of the Ring of Kerry due to the spectacular scenery along that route.
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V7796, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! V 779 968 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:6.6233N 9:46.9440W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! V 778 969
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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