Clongriffin railway station

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Clongriffin
Chluain Ghrifín
Iarnród Éireann
Clongriffin DART Station 3.jpg
Location Dublin
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 53°24′11″N 6°08′57″W / 53.403191°N 6.149107°W / 53.403191; -6.149107Coordinates: 53°24′11″N 6°08′57″W / 53.403191°N 6.149107°W / 53.403191; -6.149107
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 4, only 2 in use
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Key dates
19 April 2010 Station opens
Platform 1 & 2. Behind the Fence on the Right Hand side is the now disused Platforms 3&4

Clongriffin railway station is a station beside Clongriffin on the northern section of the (DART), also serving Balgriffin and parts of Donaghmede.

Location[edit]

Clongriffin railway station is situated along the Dublin–Belfast railway line between Portmarnock railway station and Howth Junction.[1]

History[edit]

The railway station was created as a part of the Northern Fringe Development plan and has been in operation since 19 April 2010.

The ticket office is open from 05:45 AM to 14:30 PM, Monday to Friday. It is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

Proposed Dublin Airport Link[edit]

Commuter 29000 Class Passing Clongriffin

In 2011, it was suggested by Iarnród Éireann that Clongriffin station become a new junction station on the proposed Dublin Airport railway line extension. In the 'Rail Vision 2030' strategic network review document this line extension was recommended as a long-term goal.[2]

The new line would be a DART commuter service.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/index.jsp?p=119&n=147 Irish Rail Printable Timetables Irish Rail printable Timetables
  2. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/cat_news.jsp?i=4482&p=116&n=237 Rail Visions 2030
Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Portmarnock   DART
Trans-Dublin
  Howth Junction