Achill railway station
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|Location||Westport, County Mayo
|Original company||Midland Great Western Railway|
|18 May 1895||Station opens|
|31 December 1934||Station closes to passenger traffic, becomes freight only|
|20 May 1936||Station reopens fully to passenger traffic|
|1 October 1937||Station closes|
Opened by the Midland Great Western Railway in 1894/5. In 1925 a merger led to management by the Great Southern Railways. They closed it in 1937. A comprehensive history and description of the line ("Rails to Achill") by historical author Jonathan Beaumont was published in 2002 by Oakwood Press.
- Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1.[page needed]
- "Railways". The Institution of Engineers of Ireland.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
|Mallaranny (Mulranny)||Midland Great Western Railway
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