Dismantled Railway, Castleisland to Tralee onto Gortatlea, Kerry

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Kerry
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  • Distance11.35 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude15 m
  • Peak28 m
  • Climb6 m
  • Descent13 m

Gortatlea (on the Mallow - Tralee line) to Castleisland railway line opened in 1875. The 4.5 mile branch line lost passenger trains in 1947 and closed to all traffic from 10 January 1977 and was lifted and dismantled in 1988. It is currently not developed as a walking or cycle route.  

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