Balmoral railway station
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NIR Class 201 locomotive passing through Balmoral in 2007
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Balmoral railway station is located in the townland of Ballygammon in south Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland. The station opened on 1 November 1858. The platform was extended by 45 metres in 1870 and the station has been unmanned since October 1966.
It is located at the Kings Hall, an exhibition and concert venue and home of the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society.
There is a station house built in GNR(I) style. It is now in private ownership and has been extended by the owner.
Mondays to Saturdays there is a half-hourly service westbound to Lisburn, Portadown or Newry, and eastbound via Adelaide, to Great Victoria Street or Belfast Central and Bangor. Extra trains run at peak times, and the service reduces to hourly operation in the evenings.
On Sundays there is an hourly service in each direction.
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