N8382 : Engine and brake van, Castletown near Nobber

taken 44 years ago, near to Cross Guns, Meath, Ireland

Engine and brake van, Castletown near Nobber
Engine and brake van, Castletown near Nobber
033 and a brake van, running in the path of the 10.05 Kingscourt Drogheda gypsum train, about to cross the Ardee Kells road at Castletown, between Nobber and Wilkinstown.
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, 23 August, 1974   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 15 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 837 828 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.3335N 6:43.7925W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! N 837 828
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Nobber  Train  Locomotive  Diesel Locomotives  Railway Brake Van  Road  Railway Bridge  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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