Ballycarry railway station

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NI Railways
Ballycarry station, 2009 (5) - - 1419753.jpg
NIR Class 450 train at Ballycarry station
Location Ballycarry
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Coordinates 54°46′37″N 5°43′34″W / 54.777°N 5.726°W / 54.777; -5.726Coordinates: 54°46′37″N 5°43′34″W / 54.777°N 5.726°W / 54.777; -5.726
Owned by NI Railways
Operated by NI Railways
Platforms 1
Structure type At-grade
Key dates
1862 Station opened
2008 Station refurbished
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Ballycarry railway station serves Ballycarry and Islandmagee in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

A single platform now with a corrugated iron shelter and sometimes a street lamp, this station is a sorry reflection of its former glory as a passing loop on the way to Larne. The stationmaster's cottage lies on the disused down platform, now privately owned and well maintained. Trains run about once an hour.

Ballycarry station was opened on 1 October 1862.[1]


Mondays to Saturdays there is an hourly service towards Larne Harbour or Great Victoria Street with extra services at peak times.

On Sundays there is a service every two hours in either direction to Larne Harbour or Great Victoria Street.

Preceding station   NIR logo.svg Northern Ireland Railways   Following station
Whitehead   Northern Ireland Railways
  Historical railways  
Line and station open
  Northern Counties Committee
Line and station open
Ballycarry (2).jpg


  1. ^ "Ballycarry (Antrim)" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 

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