Cork Albert Quay railway station

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Cork Albert Quay
Cork City Railway - Albert Quay - geograph.org.uk - 2345990.jpg
A diesel locomotive hauls a freight transfer out of Albert Quay station on its way to Glanmire Road on 18 July 1975
Location
Location Cork
Area County Cork
Coordinates 51°53′54″N 8°27′44″W / 51.898274°N 8.462113°W / 51.898274; -8.462113Coordinates: 51°53′54″N 8°27′44″W / 51.898274°N 8.462113°W / 51.898274; -8.462113
Operations
Original company Cork and Bandon Railway
Pre-grouping Cork, Bandon and South Coast Railway
Post-grouping Great Southern Railways
History
8 December 1851 Station opens
1 April 1961 Station closes
Disused railway stations in Ireland

Closed railway stations in Ireland
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Cork Albert Quay railway station was on the Cork and Bandon Railway in County Cork, Ireland.

History[edit]

The station opened on 8 December 1851 with services to Bandon, County Cork. From 1866-1879 and 1925-1935 it was also the terminus of the Cork and Macroom Direct Railway.

Regular passenger services were withdrawn on 1 April 1961.[1]

Plans[edit]

Plans are currently being proposed to turn the station into an entertainment and event centre.

Routes[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Terminus   Cork and Bandon Railway
Cork-Bandon
  Waterfall
Terminus   Cork and Macroom Direct Railway
Cork-Macroom 1866-1879
  Ballincollig
Terminus   Cork and Macroom Direct Railway
Cork-Macroom 1925-1927
  Bishopstown
Terminus   Cork and Macroom Direct Railway
Cork-Macroom 1927-1935
  Ballincollig

Further reading[edit]

  • R.V.J.Butt, (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd.  ISBN 1-85260-508-1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cork Albert Quay station". Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2012-05-07.