Scarva railway station

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Scarva NI Railways
Scarva railway station in 2005.jpg
Location
Place Scarva, County Down
(Station in County Armagh)
Local authority Banbridge
Operations
Platforms in use 2
History
1859 Station opened
1965 Station closed
1984 Station re-opened
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Scarva railway station serves Scarva in County Down, Northern Ireland. Despite serving the County Down village, the station itself is in County Armagh, the nearby Newry Canal being the boundary.

History[edit]

The station opened on 23 March 1859. The station was formerly the junction for the GNR(I) branch to Banbridge which opened in 1859 and closed on 2 May 1955. Scarva station was closed between 1965 and 1984.[1]

Service[edit]

There is a limited service from the station with four trains towards Newry or Bangor on Mondays to Saturdays only.

There is no Sunday service.

Scarva railway station is on the Belfast-Dublin railway line and is often passed at speed by the Enterprise en route to Dublin Connolly.

Preceding station NI Railways Northern Ireland Railways Following station
Portadown   Northern Ireland Railways
Belfast-Newry
  Poyntzpass
Historical railways
Tanderagee
Line open station closed
  Dublin and Belfast Junction Railway
Portadown-Drogheda
  Poyntzpass
Line open station open
Terminus   Banbridge Junction Railway
Scarva-Banbridge
  Laurencetown
Line and station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scarva station". Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-28. 

Coordinates: 54°19′56″N 6°21′59″W / 54.33222°N 6.36639°W / 54.33222; -6.36639