Wexford railway station

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Wexford O'Hanrahan
Loch Garman Ó hAnnrachain
Iarnród Éireann
Wexford Railway Station 2012-11-12.jpg
22053 at Wexford station in November 2012
Location 1 Redmond Square, Wexford
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 52°20′36″N 6°27′51″W / 52.343333°N 6.464167°W / 52.343333; -6.464167Coordinates: 52°20′36″N 6°27′51″W / 52.343333°N 6.464167°W / 52.343333; -6.464167
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 1
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Key dates
17 August 1874 Station opens
1966 Renamed Wexford O'Hanrahan Station
List of railway stations in Ireland

Wexford O'Hanrahan railway station is in County Wexford, Ireland.

Description[edit]

The station is staffed and fully accessible.

It consists of a single platform and passing loop.

It had sidings, used in recent years by occasional permanent way trains. With the coming of the mini-CTC signalling system in April 2008, a passing loop was installed at the Dublin end of the station.

Dublin to Rosslare Line
Dublin–Belfast Line
Dublin–Sligo line
Dublin Connolly Luas
Luas Red Line (to Dublin Heuston)
Luas Red Line (to The Point)
Tara Street
Dublin Pearse
Grand Canal DockDART
Lansdowne RoadDART
SandymountDART
Sydney Parade
Merrion Gates
BooterstownDART
Blackrock
SeapointDART
Salthill and MonkstownDART
Dún Laoghaire Mallin
Sandycove and GlasthuleDART
GlenagearyDART
DalkeyDART
Obelisk Hill (1855–1858)
Killiney (1858–1882)
KillineyDART
Ballybrack (1854–1863)
Ballybrack (1863–1882)
ShankillDART
Harcourt Street line
Woodbrook
Bray Daly
Bray Cove Halt
Greystones
Kilcoole
Newcastle
Wicklow Murrough
Wicklow
Rathnew
Glenealy
Rathdrum
Avoca
Shillelagh branch line
Woodenbridge Junction
Arklow
Inch
Gorey
Camolin
Ferns
Enniscorthy
Edermine Ferry
Waterford line
Macmine Junction
Killurin
Wexford O'Hanrahan
Wexford South
Limerick–Rosslare line
Rosslare Strand
Kilrane
Rosslare Europort

Onward bus services[edit]

Thirteen Bus Éireann local bus routes serve the station:[1] 11 routes terminate, and rail replacement route 370 to/from Wellingtonbridge and Campile and route 132 to Dublin via Carnew, Baltinglass and Tallaght call. Routes 370 and 385 (to Rosslare Strand) operate Mondays to Saturdays: the other routes operate on one or two days of the week, provide links to rural hamlets and villages such as Broadway,[2] Crossabeg,[3] Curracloe,[4] Fethard-on-Sea,[5] Kilmuckridge[6] and Tacumshane.[7] The bus stop is at the front of the station.

Wexford Bus provides four local bus routes, all operating Monday to Saturday inclusive. They link to Castlebridge, Kilmore Quay via Bridgetown and Rosslare Strand. There is also a route serving different areas in the town.[8] The stops are on Redmond Square.

History[edit]

The station opened on 17 August 1874.[9] It was given the name O'Hanrahan on 10 April 1966 in commemoration of Michael O'Hanrahan, one of the executed leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Enniscorthy   InterCity
Dublin-Rosslare Line
  Rosslare Strand