Burtonport railway station

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Burtonport
Ailt an Chorráin
Location Burtonport, County Donegal
Ireland
History
Original company Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway
Post-grouping Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway
Key dates
9 March 1903 Station opens
3 June 1940 Station closes

Burtonport railway station served the fishing village of Burtonport in County Donegal, Ireland.

The station opened on 9 March 1903 when the Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway opened their Letterkenny and Burtonport Extension Railway, from Letterkenny to Burtonport. It closed on 3 June 1940 when the LLSR closed the line from Tooban Junction to Burtonport in an effort to save money.[1]

Routes[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Dungloe   Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway   Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Burtonport station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2008-05-24.