Balla railway station

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Balla
LocationBalla, County Mayo
Ireland
Coordinates53°47′43″N 9°07′51″W / 53.7952°N 9.13085°W / 53.7952; -9.13085
Elevation148 ft
Platforms1
Construction
Structure typeStation & goods shed
History
Opened19 May 1862
Closed15 June 1963
Original companyGreat Northern and Western Railway
Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Claremorris   Midland Great Western Railway
Dublin-Westport/Ballina
  Manulla Junction

Balla railway station served the village of Balla in County Mayo, Ireland.

History[edit]

Opened by the Great Northern and Western Railway, 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 site today[edit]

Trains on the Dublin Heuston to Westport still pass the site.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Transport Act 1944". Irish Statute Book. Archived from the original on April 26, 2007.
  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1.
  • Jowett, A. (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas. Atlantic Publishing. ISBN 0-906899-99-0.