Ardrahan railway station

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Ardrahan
Ard Raithin
Iarnród Éireann
Ardrahan station ireland.jpg
Location Caherdaly, Ardrahan, County Galway, H91 WY9V
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 53°10′N 8°49′W / 53.16°N 8.81°W / 53.16; -8.81Coordinates: 53°10′N 8°49′W / 53.16°N 8.81°W / 53.16; -8.81
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 1
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code ARHAN, 183
History
Opened 15 September 1869
Closed 5 April 1976
Services
Preceding station   Iarnrod Eireann simple logo 2013.png Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Gort   InterCity
Limerick-Galway
  Craughwell
Limerick to
Galway Line
[to Claremorris(Disused)}
 
Dublin–Galway Line
Athenry
Oranmore
Galway
Craughwell
Ardrahan
Gort
Ennis
Sixmilebridge
Limerick Colbert

Ardrahan railway station serves the village of Ardrahan in County Galway, Ireland.

History[edit]

Opened by the Athenry and Ennis Junction Railway, at the beginning of the 20th century the station was run by the Great Southern and Western Railway and then Great Southern Railways.

The station was then passed to the Córas Iompair Éireann as a result of the Transport Act 1944[1] which took effect from 1 January 1945. Passenger services ceased in 1976.

The site today[edit]

The line through the station was rebuilt as part of the Western Railway Corridor, the station reopening to passengers in March 2010.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transport Act 1944". Irish Statute Book. Archived from the original on April 26, 2007. 
  2. ^ "Western reopening to encourage regional development". Railway Gazette International. 2010-03-31. 

External links[edit]