Dalkey railway station

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Iarnród Éireann
Dalkey Station, Main Building as seen from platform 1
Location Dalkey
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 53°16′33″N 6°6′13″W / 53.27583°N 6.10361°W / 53.27583; -6.10361Coordinates: 53°16′33″N 6°6′13″W / 53.27583°N 6.10361°W / 53.27583; -6.10361
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 2
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code DLKEY
Fare zone Suburban
Key dates
10 July 1854 Station opens
30 March 1964 Station closes for goods traffic
1983 Station upgraded
2011 Station refurbished

Dalkey railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Dheilginis) serves Dalkey in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, Ireland.


The station was opened on 10 July 1854 and was closed for goods traffic on 30 March 1964. It was preceded by Dalkey Atmospheric Railway station which opened on 29 March 1844 and closed on 12 April 1854.[1] The ticket office is open between 07:00-10:00 AM, Monday to Friday.

Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Glenageary   DART
Glenageary   DART
Line 1

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On 16 November 1979, a passenger train was run into by another passenger train. Thirty-six people were injured.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dalkey station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-31. 
  2. ^ "REPORT INTO THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT AY DALKEY, CO. DUBLIN ON 16TH NOVEMBER 1979" (PDF). Department for Tourism and Transport via Rail Accident Investigation Unit. October 1987. Retrieved 16 May 2014. 

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