Drumcondra railway station

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Drumcondra Iarnród Éireann
Droim Conrach
29129 Drumcondra 2008-02-03.jpg
Drumcondra station, February 2008
Location
Place Drumcondra
Local authority Dublin City Council
Operations
Station code 99
Platforms in use 2
History
1 April 1901 Station opens
1 December 1910 Station closed
2 March 1998 Station reopened
Iarnród Éireann - Ireland railway stations
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Drumcondra is a railway station on the Dublin Connolly to Maynooth commuter service.[1] A limited number of Sligo and Longford to Dublin services stop at Drumcondra.

It serves Drumcondra, Dublin, Ireland and is the nearest railway station for Croke Park. It is elevated with just the entrance on the main Drumcondra road.

Directly outside station is a bus stop with connections to Dublin Airport and Swords (Dublin Bus stop 17)[2]


Western Commuter
Line to Sligo
Mullingar
Enfield
Kilcock
Maynooth
Leixlip Louisa Bridge
Leixlip Confey
To Hansfield, Dunboyne, and M3 Parkway
Clonsilla
Coolmine
Castleknock
Navan Road Parkway
Ashtown
Broombridge
To Liffey Junction and Broadstone (disused)
Phoenix Park Tunnel (To Dublin Heuston)
Drumcondra
Docklands(Luas Spencer Dock)
Dublin Connolly Luas
Luas Red Line
(To Dublin Heuston and Tallaght)
Loopline Bridge
Tara Street
Dublin Pearse

History[edit]

The station initially opened on 1 April 1901 but closed on 1 December 1910[3] with the termination of Kingsbridge (now Heuston Station) to Amiens Street (now Connolly Station) services. Part of the original building was demolished in late 1918.

It reopened on 2 March 1998 as a station on the Maynooth/Longford commuter line.

Dublin Metro[edit]

Drumcondra is planned as an interchange stop[4] on the Metro North line of the Dublin Metro.[5]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Dublin Connolly   Commuter
Western Commuter
(City Branch)
  Broombridge
  Future  
Dublin Connolly   DART
Line 1
  Broombridge
  Dublin Metro  
  Future  
Mater   Metro North   Griffith Avenue

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/drumcondra Irish Rail Drumcondra Station Website
  2. ^ http://www.dublinbus.ie Dublin Bus
  3. ^ "Drumcondra station". Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 
  4. ^ Metro North - Drumcondra Station Plans
  5. ^ Metro West Emerging proposed route

Coordinates: 53°21′47″N 6°15′31″W / 53.3631°N 6.2585°W / 53.3631; -6.2585