Hansfield railway station

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Hansfield Iarnród Éireann
Páirc Hans
Location
Place Ongar
Local authority Fingal County Council
Operations
Platforms in use 2
History
28 June 2013 Station opens
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Hansfield railway station is a railway station on the Dublin Docklands to M3 Parkway commuter service serving the communities of Hansfield (Ongar and Barnwell) and Clonee, located in West Blanchardstown in County Dublin.

Services[edit]

The station is served by 45 trains daily, and offers a typical journey time of 25 minutes to/from Docklands railway station at peak. [1]

Passengers can travel directly between Hansfield and Docklands, Broombridge, Ashtown, Navan Road Parkway, Castleknock, and Coolmine at peak times Monday to Friday only. Direct travel is possible to Clonsilla, Dunboyne and M3 Parkway on services 7 days a week.

Passengers transfer at Clonsilla :

(1) To travel at non peak times (including Saturday and Sunday) towards Dublin city centre. (2) To travel to Maynooth and both Leixlip stations. Transfer at Maynooth for intercity services to Sligo. (3) To travel to Drumcondra. Only Maynooth to city centre services serve Drumcondra.

History[edit]

The station was due to open as part of the first phase of the line's reinstatement to passenger services in 2010, and would serve the planned Strategic Development Zone for the area, which will see up to 3,000 new housing units built.[2]

When the railway line was opened in September 2010 as planned, Hansfield remained closed owing to road access not being completed.[3] In 2011 funding was provided for this road.[4]

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar announced on 25 April 2012 that Hansfield station was to open once the access road is in place. Irish Rail took possession of land to proceed and completed a tender process for completion of road in late 2012.[5] Construction crews arrived on site at the end of November.

Hansfield Station opened on Friday, 28 June 2013.[6]


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


References[edit]

External Links[edit]

Irish Rail Hansfield Station Website

Hansfield opening day from photo website of the 'The Wanderer'



Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Clonsilla   Commuter
Western Commuter
(Dunboyne Branch)
  Dunboyne
  Future  
Clonsilla   DART
(Dunboyne Branch)
  Dunboyne

Coordinates: 53°23′14″N 6°26′32″W / 53.3871°N 6.4421°W / 53.3871; -6.4421