J1587 : Weed-spraying train, Antrim

near to Antrim, Ireland

Weed-spraying train, Antrim
Weed-spraying train, Antrim
The CIE weed-spraying train, hauled by 169S, approaching the Steeple Road bridge, Antrim. The line was subsequently singled.
The CIE weed sprayer on Northern Ireland Railways
Some photographs showing the CIE weed-spraying train on Northern Ireland Railways. NIR was too small to have its own dedicated train. The practice was to hire CIE’s – usually in June.

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Date Taken
Thursday, 6 June, 1985   (more nearby)
Thursday, 12 July, 2012
Geographical Context
City, Town centre  Railways 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 151 872 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.2205N 6:12.8058W
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Irish: geotagged! J 151 872
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Antrim (Town)  Railway  Train  Weed Control  Northern Ireland Railways  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann) 

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