N7995 : Shunting at Kingscourt

taken 45 years ago, near to Kingscourt, Cavan, Ireland

Shunting at Kingscourt
Shunting at Kingscourt
CIE locomotive 004 shunting gypsum hoppers at Kingscourt.
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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N7995, 9 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 26 May, 1975   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 955 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:54.1916N 6:47.5282W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 794 955
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Kingscourt (Co Cavan)  Railway Station  Train  Shunting  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann)  Freight Train 

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