Cork Albert Quay railway station

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Cork Albert Quay
Cork City Railway - Albert Quay - geograph.org.uk - 2345990.jpg
A diesel locomotive hauls a freight transfer out of Albert Quay station on its way to Glanmire Road on 18 July 1975
Location Cork, County Cork
Ireland
Coordinates 51°53′54″N 8°27′44″W / 51.898274°N 8.462113°W / 51.898274; -8.462113Coordinates: 51°53′54″N 8°27′44″W / 51.898274°N 8.462113°W / 51.898274; -8.462113
History
Original company Cork and Bandon Railway
Pre-grouping Cork, Bandon and South Coast Railway
Post-grouping Great Southern Railways
Key dates
8 December 1851 Station opens
1 April 1961 Station closes

Cork Albert Quay railway station was on the Cork and Bandon Railway in County Cork, Ireland.

History[edit]

The station opened on 8 December 1851 with services to Bandon, County Cork. From 1866 to 1879 and 1925 to 1935 it was also the terminus of the Cork and Macroom Direct Railway.

Regular passenger services were withdrawn on 1 April 1961.[1]

Plans[edit]

Plans are currently being proposed to turn the station into an entertainment and event centre.

Routes[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Terminus   Cork and Bandon Railway
Cork-Bandon
  Waterfall
Terminus   Cork and Macroom Direct Railway
Cork-Macroom 1866-1879
  Ballincollig
Terminus   Cork and Macroom Direct Railway
Cork-Macroom 1925-1927
  Bishopstown
Terminus   Cork and Macroom Direct Railway
Cork-Macroom 1927-1935
  Ballincollig

Further reading[edit]

  • R.V.J.Butt, (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd.  ISBN 1-85260-508-1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cork Albert Quay station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2012-05-07.