N8767 : Tara Mines train, Navan (1990)

taken 32 years ago, near to An Uaimh, Donaghmore, The Little Furze and Kilcarn, Meath, Ireland

Tara Mines train, Navan (1990)
Tara Mines train, Navan (1990)
Irish Rail locomotive 042 awaiting departure from Navan with a laden Tara Mines Dublin ore train.
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
Monday, 27 August, 1990   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 27 February, 2013
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 871 673 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:38.9312N 6:41.0147W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 871 673
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Navan  Railway Station  Train  Freight Train  Irish Rail 

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