O1273 : Railcar at Colp, Co. Meath

taken 51 years ago, near to Colp, Donacarney, Kiltrough, Smithstown and Painestown, Meath, Ireland

Railcar at Colp, Co. Meath
Railcar at Colp, Co. Meath
Ex-GNRI railcar set approaching Colp on Drogheda-bound train, the 15.15 from Connolly Station, Amiens Street, Dublin. These railcars, built by A.E.C. Ltd of Southall, were introduced onto GNRI lines in 1950 [[LinkExternal link]]. The small 1st Class section behind the cab afforded a view of the line ahead. In early 1970s all the plush seating, and the toilets, were taken out and replaced with the infamous plastic 'bucket seats' arranged in two lines at the sides, running the length of the cars. Grim times for commuters.
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O1273   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
25 August 1968   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 18 June, 2008
Category
Trains > Trains   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! O 1294 7398 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.2076N 6:17.4344W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! O 1285 7401
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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