O0470 : Special passenger train passing Duleek

taken 31 years ago, near to Duleek and Caulstown, Meath, Ireland

Special passenger train passing Duleek
Special passenger train passing Duleek
Heading for Navan, Irish Rail 121 class diesel locomotive No. 130 hauls a rake of Mk3 push-pull stock past the closed Duleek station. The return working from Navan to Dublin (Connolly) operated in connection with the Meath v Down GAA All-Ireland football final.
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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O0470, 6 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Sunday, 15 September, 1991   (more nearby)
Sunday, 24 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services  Railways  People, Events  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 046 701 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:40.2419N 6:25.0405W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 046 701
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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