Ardsollus and Quin railway station

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Ardsollus and Quin
Location Ennis, County Clare
Ireland
History
Opened 17 January 1859
Closed 17 June 1963
Original company Waterford and Limerick Railway
Limerick and Ennis Railway
Pre-grouping Great Southern and Western Railway
Post-grouping Great Southern Railways
Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Ballycar   Midland Great Western Railway
Limerick and Ennis Railway
Great Southern and Western Railway
  Clarecastle

Ardsollus and Quin railway station was a station on the railway from Limerick to Ennis and served the village of Quin in County Clare, Ireland.

History[edit]

Opened by the Limerick and Ennis Railway, at the beginning of the 20th century, the station was run by the Great Southern and Western Railway (GSWR). It was absorbed by the Great Southern and Western Railway Company, and so joined the Great Southern Railways.

The station was then nationalised, passing on to the Córas Iompair Éireann as a result of the Transport Act 1944[1] which took effect from 1 January 1945. The passenger service ceased but freight traffic passed on to the Iarnród Éireann in 1986.

The site today[edit]

The line through the station is being rebuilt as part of the Western Railway Corridor and will be returned to passenger use in stages from 2009 to 2012.[needs update]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transport Act 1944". Irish Statute Book. Archived from the original on April 26, 2007. 

Coordinates: 52°48′18″N 8°53′24″W / 52.805°N 8.89°W / 52.805; -8.89