Armoy railway station

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Armoy

Oirthear Maí
LocationArmoy, County Antrim
Northern Ireland
UK
Coordinates55°08′01″N 6°20′05″W / 55.1335°N 6.3346°W / 55.1335; -6.3346Coordinates: 55°08′01″N 6°20′05″W / 55.1335°N 6.3346°W / 55.1335; -6.3346
History
Original companyBallycastle Railway
Key dates
18 October 1880Station opened by Ballycastle Railway
24 March 1924Station closed by Ballycastle Railway
11 August 1924Station reopened by LMS(NCC)
3 July 1950Station closed by Ulster Tansport Authority
Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Gracehill   Great Northern Railway (Ireland)
Ballycastle Railway
  Capecastle

Armoy was a station which served Armoy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. It was located on the Ballycastle Railway, a narrow gauge railway line which ran from Ballycastle to Ballymoney, entirely in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The track gauge was 3 ft (914 mm).

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Ballycastle Railway. Following absorption of the BR into the LMS(NCC), the station then passed to the Ulster Transport Authority under whose management it was closed in July 1950.

References[edit]

  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1.[page needed]
  • "Ballycastle Railway Station". Ballycastle.