Cork Western Road railway station

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Cork Western Road
Location Cork, County Cork
Ireland
Coordinates 51°53′46″N 8°29′01″W / 51.8961°N 8.4836°W / 51.8961; -8.4836Coordinates: 51°53′46″N 8°29′01″W / 51.8961°N 8.4836°W / 51.8961; -8.4836
History
Original company Cork and Muskerry Light Railway
Pre-grouping Cork and Muskerry Light Railway
Post-grouping Great Southern Railways
Key dates
8 August 1887 Station opened
31 December 1934 Station closed

Cork Western Road railway station was a terminus station on the Cork and Muskerry Light Railway in County Cork, Ireland. The station was located at Lancaster Quay (the Bishop's Marsh) on the Western Road, close to what is now the River Lee Hotel in Cork city.[1]

History[edit]

The station opened on 8 August 1887.

Passenger services were withdrawn on 31 December 1934.[2]

Routes[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Terminus   Cork and Muskerry Light Railway
Cork-Coachford
  Victoria

Further reading[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://corkheritage.ie/?page_id=388
  2. ^ "Cork Western Road" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2012-05-07.