O0772 : Cement train, Platin near Drogheda

taken 28 years ago, near to Caulstown, Meath, Ireland

Cement train, Platin near Drogheda
Cement train, Platin near Drogheda
Irish Rail locomotive no 145 producing some very visible exhaust fumes as it heads a bagged-cement train away from the Platin cement factory O0671 : Platin cement factory near Drogheda (background).
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)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 070 720 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:41.2470N 6:22.7958W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 070 720
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Drogheda  Railway  Train  Freight Train  Irish Rail  Cement 

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