Rathdrum railway station

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View of Rathdrum station looking south. The building in the top right is a former travellers' hotel and is now up for sale in a local estate agent.


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Rathdrum railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Ráth Droma) is a railway station in Rathdrum, County Wicklow, Ireland.

History[edit]

It opened on 18 July 1863, replacing the terminus at Rathdrum (Kilcommon) (opened 20 August 1861)[1] when the line was extended.

Description[edit]

It is a two-platform station with a passing loop, and water tower at the south end of one platform. There is a tunnel to the south and a viaduct to the north of the station.

The station is unstaffed, and has commuter and inter-city trains to Dublin Connolly and Rosslare Europort.

There used to be a third platform and a goods area, which is now a small industrial area.

Services/Routes[edit]

The service from the station is:

Monday to Friday

Saturday's

Sunday's

Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Wicklow   Intercity
Dublin-Rosslare railway line
  Arklow
  Commuter
South Eastern Commuter
 
Disused railways
Glenealy   Dublin and South Eastern Railway
Dublin-Rosslare
  Avoca

Bus links[edit]

The Wicklow Way bus service operates two routes linking Rathdrum railway station and Rathdrum with Glendalough and Tinahely respectively.[2] The bus timetable is integrated with the train timetable.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rathdrum station". Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-08. 
  2. ^ http://www.wicklowwaybus.com/

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°55′50″N 6°13′34″W / 52.93056°N 6.22611°W / 52.93056; -6.22611