Greystones railway station

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Greystones
Na Clocha Liatha
Iarnród Éireann
A DART train in Greystones, County Wicklow - geograph.org.uk - 1811056.jpg
DART 8500 Class at Greystones
Location Church Road, Greystones, County Wicklow, A63 H928
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 53°08′37″N 6°03′38″W / 53.1435°N 6.0606°W / 53.1435; -6.0606Coordinates: 53°08′37″N 6°03′38″W / 53.1435°N 6.0606°W / 53.1435; -6.0606
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code GSTNS, 141
Fare zone Suburban 5
Key dates
30 October 1855 Station opens
30 March 1964 Goods services cease
10 April 2000 DART services commence
Dublin to Rosslare Line
Year
closed
Dublin–Belfast Line
Dublin–Sligo line
Dublin Connolly Luas
Luas Red Line (to Dublin Heuston)
Luas Red Line (to The Point)
Tara StreetDublin Area Rapid Transit
Dublin PearseDublin Area Rapid Transit
Grand Canal DockDublin Area Rapid Transit
Lansdowne Road
Lansdowne RoadDublin Area Rapid Transit
Serpentine Avenue
SandymountDublin Area Rapid Transit
Sandymount
Sydney Parade
Sydney ParadeDublin Area Rapid Transit
Merrion Gates
Merrion Gates 1934
BooterstownDublin Area Rapid Transit
BlackrockDublin Area Rapid Transit
SeapointDublin Area Rapid Transit
Salthill and MonkstownDublin Area Rapid Transit
Dún LaoghaireDublin Area Rapid Transit
Sandycove Cutting
Sandycove and GlasthuleDublin Area Rapid Transit
GlenagearyDublin Area Rapid Transit
DalkeyDublin Area Rapid Transit
Killiney Hill Tunnel
Obelisk Hill 1858
Killiney 1882
KillineyDublin Area Rapid Transit
Ballybrack 1863
Ballybrack 1882
ShankillDublin Area Rapid Transit
Harcourt Street line
Woodbrook 1960
County Dublin
County Wicklow
Bray
Bray DalyDublin Area Rapid Transit
Bray Cove Halt 1929
Bray Head Tunnel No.1
Bray Head Tunnel No.2
Bray Head Tunnel No.3
Bray Head Tunnel No.4
GreystonesDublin Area Rapid Transit
Kilcoole
Newcastle 1964
Wicklow Murrough 1976
Wicklow
Rathnew 1964
Glenealy 1964
Rathdrum
Avoca 1964
Shillelagh branch line
Woodenbridge Junction 1964
M11 motorway
Arklow
County Wicklow
County Wexford
Inch 1963
Gorey
Camolin 1963
Ferns 1977
Enniscorthy
Enniscorthy Tunnel
Edermine Ferry 1963
Waterford line
Macmine Junction 1963
Killurin 1963
Wexford O'Hanrahan
Wexford South 1977
Limerick–Rosslare line
Rosslare Strand
Kilrane 1963
Rosslare Europort
Trans-Dublin
Malahide
Portmarnock
Clongriffin
Howth
Sutton
Bayside
Howth Junction & Donaghmede
 
Kilbarrack
Raheny
Harmonstown
Killester
Clontarf Road
Fairview Depot
River Tolka
Western Commuter
& Sligo Line
Docklands(Luas Spencer Dock)
The Royal Canal
Dublin ConnollyLuas
Luas Red Line
to Dublin Heuston
Luas Red Line
to The Point
Loopline Bridge
Tara Street
Dublin Pearse
Grand Canal Dock
Lansdowne Road
Sandymount
Sydney Parade
Booterstown
Blackrock
Seapoint
Salthill and Monkstown
Dún Laoghaire
Sandycove and Glasthule
Glenageary
Dalkey
Killiney
Shankill
Bray Daly
Greystones

Greystones railway station (Irish: Stáisiún na gCloch Liath) is a railway station in Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland. It is the southern terminus of the DART electrified rail network. The station has two platforms. There are also sidings to the east of the station.

History[edit]

The station was opened on 30 October 1855 by the Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway as Greystones & Delgany.[1] It was later renamed Greystones.

Construction of the electrification and extension of the DART services to Greystones began in 1995 and was completed in 1999. The DART service to Greystones commenced on 10 April 2000.

Station Building[edit]

Entrance to the station building is only possible from the Main Street. The station houses one retail unit, currently occupied by an estate agent, a ticket office and two electronic ticket machines. Toilets are also available on Platform 1. The ticket office is open between 07:00 -10:00 AM, Monday to Friday.

Platforms[edit]

The station has two platforms; platform 1 on the west side of the station (where the station building is located) and platform 2 over the footbridge on the east side of the station. Platform 2 is used only a few times a day, when DART and InterCity services are in the station at the same time.

Services/Routes[edit]

The typical service from the station (Monday to Friday off-peak) is:

2 trains per hour also terminate at the station.

Preceding station   Iarnrod Eireann simple logo 2013.png Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Bray Daly   InterCity
Dublin-Rosslare Line
  Kilcoole
  Commuter
South Eastern Commuter
 
Bray Daly   DART
Trans-Dublin
  Terminus
  Future  
Bray Daly   DART
Line 1
  Terminus
Disused railways
Bray Cove Halt   Dublin and South Eastern Railway
Dublin-Rosslare
  Kilcoole & Newtownmountkennedy

Road Transport[edit]

There are two bus stops directly outside the station, one for northbound routes and the other for southbound. Two operators serve the station; Aircoach operate a route to Dublin Airport from Charlesland, while Dublin Bus route's 84 and 84x to Newcastle and Blackrock and route 184 to Bray, Delgany, Kilpedder and Newtownmountkennedy also serve the station.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Greystones and Delgany station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2008-04-23. 

External links[edit]