Bangor railway station, Northern Ireland

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Bangor
NI Railways
Bangor railway and bus station - geograph.org.uk - 225290.jpg
Bangor combined railway and bus station was formally opened in 2001.
Location Bangor
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Coordinates 54°39′31″N 5°40′21″W / 54.6585°N 5.6725°W / 54.6585; -5.6725Coordinates: 54°39′31″N 5°40′21″W / 54.6585°N 5.6725°W / 54.6585; -5.6725
Owned by NI Railways
Operated by NI Railways
Platforms 3
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Key dates
1865 Original station opened
2001 Current station opened
UK Railways portal

Bangor railway station is a terminal railway station which serves the town of Bangor in County Down, Northern Ireland.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Belfast and County Down Railway on 1 May 1865 and closed to goods traffic on 24 April 1950.[1]

The station buildings were erected in 1864-1865 to designs by the architect Charles Lanyon.

Service[edit]

Mondays to Saturdays there is a half hourly service towards Belfast Central, Belfast Great Victoria Street, Portadown or Newry. Extra services operate at peak times, and the service reduces to hourly operation in the evenings. Certain peak-time services from this station operate as expresses between Bangor West and Holywood or Belfast Central.

On Sundays there is an hourly service to Belfast and onward.

The original Bangor station on 1 May 1999
Preceding station NI Railways Northern Ireland Railways Following station
Bangor West   Northern Ireland Railways
Belfast-Bangor
  Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bangor station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-28.