Dromod railway station

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Dromod
Dromad
Iarnród Éireann
Dromod Railway Station, County Leitrim (2) - geograph.org.uk - 1811184.jpg
Location Clooncolry, Dromod, County Leitrim, N41 KA40
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 53°51′32″N 7°54′59″W / 53.8590°N 7.9163°W / 53.8590; -7.9163Coordinates: 53°51′32″N 7°54′59″W / 53.8590°N 7.9163°W / 53.8590; -7.9163
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code DRMOD
Fare zone L
Key dates
1862 Station opened

Dromod railway station serves the village of Dromod in County Leitrim and nearby Roosky in County Roscommon. It is a station on the Dublin Connolly to Sligo intercity service.[1]

The station is shared with the short preserved section of the Cavan and Leitrim Railway.

The Dromod Railway Station also experiences large problems with flooding when heavy rain occurs in the area and is deemed unreliable by the local population.

History[edit]

The station in February 1959.

The station opened on 3 December 1862 and remains in operation, despite closing for goods services on 3 November 1975. Dromod was also a station on the narrow gauge Cavan and Leitrim Railway. It opened on 24 October 1887 and finally closed on 1 April 1959.[2] A short section of narrow gauge line has been reopened at the station as part of preservation efforts.


Preceding station   Iarnrod Eireann simple logo 2013.png Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Longford   InterCity
Dublin-Sligo
  Carrick-on-Shannon

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/index.jsp?p=119&n=147 Irish Rail Printable Timetables
  2. ^ "Dromod station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-05. 

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