O0470 : Tara Mines train, Duleek

taken 35 years ago, near to Damhliag and Caulstown, Meath, Ireland

Tara Mines train, Duleek
Tara Mines train, Duleek
CIE locomotive 019 passing the closed station at Duleek (1850/1958) with a train of empty wagons from Dublin. The view is from the Commons Bridge on the Duleek Donore road. O0470 : Railway Station, Duleek, Co. Meath shows the station (without a train) in July 2008. O0470 : Tara Mines wagons, Duleek shows the wagons and their lids.
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
Friday, 27 April, 1984   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 045 700 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.2004N 6:25.1601W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 044 700
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Duleek (Meath)  Railway  Closed Railway Station  Train  Freight Train  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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