Longford railway station

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Longford Iarnród Éireann
Longford Railway Station - geograph.ie - 919117.jpg
Location
Place Longford
Local authority Longford County Council
Operations
Station code 172
Platforms in use 2
History
1855 Station opened
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Longford railway station serves the town of Longford in County Longford.

Longoford station is the terminus of Dublin Connolly to Longford Commuter service and on the Dublin Connolly to Sligo intercity services.

Longford is approximately 91 km from Sligo and 122 km from Dublin. Journeys to the capital by rail generally take about an hour and three quarters.

Numerous Bus Éireann Expressway and local bus routes stop immediately outside the station. As does Wharton's bus to Cavan via Drumlish, Arva and Crossdoney. Whartons Travel operate a route to Longford railway station via Crossdoney, Arvagh, Drumlish and Longford.[1]

History[edit]

Longford railway station opened on 8 November 1855.[2]

Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Edgeworthstown   Commuter
Western Commuter
  Terminus
  Intercity
Dublin-Sligo
  Dromod

Connecting trains in Dublin Connolly run on the Belfast Line via Drogheda, Dundalk, Newry, Portadown to Belfast Central and on the Rosslare Line via Bray, Wicklow, Arklow, Enniscorthy, Wexford to Rosslare Europort.

The Sligo train in Longford.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.whartonstravel.com/longford-bus.html
  2. ^ "Longford station". Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-05. 

Coordinates: 53°43′28″N 7°47′42″W / 53.7245°N 7.7950°W / 53.7245; -7.7950