Carrickfergus railway station

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Carrickfergus NI Railways
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Platform 1 at Carrickfergus station in 2011.
Location
Place Carrickfergus
Local authority Carrickfergus
Coordinates 54°43′03″N 5°48′35″W / 54.717422°N 5.809689°W / 54.717422; -5.809689Coordinates: 54°43′03″N 5°48′35″W / 54.717422°N 5.809689°W / 54.717422; -5.809689
Operations
Platforms in use 3
History
1862 Station opened
2001 Station refurbished.
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Carrickfergus railway station serves the centre of Carrickfergus in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. In addition to this, Clipperstown serves the west of the town, and Downshire the east.

The station opened on 1 October 1862.[1]

Service[edit]

On Mondays to Fridays, there is a half-hourly service to Great Victoria Street with extra trains at peak times. In the other direction, there is a half-hourly service with the terminus alternating between Whitehead and Larne Harbour every half an hour. Some peak time trains terminate here.

On Saturdays, the service remains half-hourly, with fewer trains at peak times.

On Sundays, the service reduces to hourly operation in both directions.

Preceding station NI Railways Northern Ireland Railways Following station
Clipperstown   Northern Ireland Railways
Belfast-Larne
  Downshire
Historical railways
Clipperstown
Line and station open
  Northern Counties Committee
Belfast-Larne
  Barn
Line open, station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carrickfergus". Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-27.