Policeman with binoculars observes the Dundalk to Londonderry goods train which was hijacked at Meigh, Co Armagh, N Ireland by the Provisional IRA on 15th August 1973. The raiders placed two milk churn bombs in the cab of CIE locomotive 201 and made off with mailbags in the leading carriage. The line was eventually cleared on the 17th August 1973 when a British Army marksman triggered the bomb on his ninth shot. 197308160419
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