S4207 : Railtour at Carroll's Cross near Kilmeadan

taken 38 years ago, near to Newtown, Waterford, Ireland

Railtour at Carroll's Cross near Kilmeadan
Railtour at Carroll's Cross near Kilmeadan
On 24 July 1982 the Irish Railway Record Society organised a “farewell” railtour from Waterford to Ballinacourty X3092 : Former magnesite plant, Ballinacourty to mark the closing of the line (a remnant of the direct line from Mallow, via Dungarvan, to Waterford). On the outward journey the opening of the level crossing gates at Carroll’s Cross had been hindered as part of a protest against the closure. After some discussions we were able to proceed.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 July, 1982   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 22 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Village, Rural settlement  Railways  People, Events 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! S 423 073 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:12.9794N 7:22.8842W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! S 423 073
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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