Albany railway station, Jamaica
Albany railway station, Saint Mary, Jamaica c1896
|Owned by||Jamaica Railway Corporation|
|Line(s)||Bog Walk to Port Antonio branch line|
|Platforms||Single, double sided|
|Tracks||Three (Through, passing loop, siding)|
|Structure type||Wooden single story|
|Closed||1978; since destroyed by fire|
Albany railway station opened in 1896, closed in 1975, reopened in 1977 and closed for good in 1978. It was on the Bog Walk to Port Antonio branch line, 42.5 miles (68.4 km) from the Kingston terminus, and served the surrounding agricultural community, providing a means for bananas to reach and be exported from Port Antonio. It was destroyed by fire sometime after closure.
- Satchell & Sampson 2003, p. 12
- Table 3.4 Location and Condition of Railway Stations Archived 2013-03-15 at the Wayback Machine, Annual Transport Statistics Report: Jamaica in Figures 2003-2004, Ministry of Transport and Works, July 2005.
- Satchell & Sampson 2003, p. 7
- Table 3.5 Mileage for JRC Stations, Halts & Sidings in relation to the Kingston Railway Terminus Archived 2013-03-15 at the Wayback Machine, Annual Transport Statistics Report: Jamaica in Figures 2003-2004, Ministry of Transport and Works, July 2005.
- Photo of the station.
- 1910 Directory, Jamaican Family Search Genealogy Research Library, 2006.
- Satchell, Veront M & Sampson, Cezley (2003), The rise and fall of railways in Jamaica 1845-1975, The Journal of Transport History
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