Rosslare Europort railway station

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Rosslare Europort
Calafort Ros Láir
Iarnród Éireann
Rosslare Europort railway station 1.jpg
2815 at the former Rosslare Europort station which closed in 2008
Location Rosslare
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 52°15′11″N 6°20′07″W / 52.2531°N 6.3353°W / 52.2531; -6.3353Coordinates: 52°15′11″N 6°20′07″W / 52.2531°N 6.3353°W / 52.2531; -6.3353
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 1
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code 60
Key dates
30 August 1906 Station opens
1989 New station building opens
2008 Station rebuilt
List of railway stations in Ireland
Certificate of the Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbours Company
Dublin to Rosslare Line
Dublin–Belfast Line
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Blackrock
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GlenagearyDART
DalkeyDART
Obelisk Hill (1855–1858)
Killiney (1858–1882)
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Ballybrack (1854–1863)
Ballybrack (1863–1882)
ShankillDART
Harcourt Street line
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Ferns
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Macmine Junction
Killurin
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Kilrane
Rosslare Europort

Rosslare Europort railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Chalafort Ros Láir) serves Rosslare Harbour in County Wexford, Ireland. The station is owned and operated by Iarnród Éireann and is the southern terminus of the Dublin–Rosslare railway line

Description[edit]

There is only one platform and a runaround loop. There is a turntable, used on occasional by preserved steam locomotives.

The station is staffed but has no ticket office. The single platform is accessible only via a ramp.[1]

Passenger facilities consist of a waiting shelter with seat. There is also a small car park - chargeable.

The station is a ten-minute walk from the ferry in the open air along a specially marked path.

Ferry connections[edit]

Overnight[edit]

The 06:15 ferry arrival from Fishguard has a weekdays train connection at 07:20, and the 21:15 sailing to Fishguard on Mondays to Fridays has a connecting train arriving at 19:25.

Daytime[edit]

The last train of the day departs five minutes before the ferry from Fishguard berths. From 3 June until 31 August 2014 inclusive the afternoon sailing from Fishguard had a daily onward rail connection at 18.35.[2][3] Between June and August 2013 the 18:00 ferry arrival had a weekdays onward train at 19:15; on Sundays at 19:00.[4][5]

Connection to Waterford[edit]

Until 18 September 2010 (inclusive) there was also a single daily train each way to and from Waterford. It is now replaced by a revised Bus Éireann Route 370 service via Wellingtonbridge [6]

History[edit]

The station station opened on 30 August 1906.[7] On Monday 14 April 2008, the old Rosslare Europort station closed. The last service train to depart being the 07:40 to Dublin Connolly, worked by a six-car 2800 Class railcar set.

Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Rosslare Strand   InterCity
Dublin-Rosslare Line
  Terminus
Terminus   Stena Line
Ferry
  Fishguard
Harbour
Terminus   Irish Ferries
Ferry
  Pembroke Dock
Terminus   Irish Ferries
Ferry
  Cherbourg
Maritime
Terminus   Stena Line
Ferry
  Cherbourg
Maritime
Disused railways
Rosslare Strand   InterCity
Limerick-Rosslare Line
  Terminus

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