Kildare railway station
|Location||Station Road, Kildare, County Kildare, R51 AW63
Republic of Ireland
|Owned by||Iarnród Éireann|
|Operated by||Iarnród Éireann|
It is also the changing-point for passengers to/from services to Waterford.
It has three tracks, one for through services and two platforms. As the first major station on the south- and west-bound line from Heuston station, it is served, or at least passed-through, by a large number of trains. It is also used by timber trains and container trains travelling between Waterford and County Mayo to run round.
The station opened on 4 August 1846 and was closed for goods traffic on 6 September 1976.
|Preceding station||Iarnród Éireann||Following station|
Dublin-Cork Main Line
South Western Commuter
Passengers can also connect at the station to a shuttle bus service to Kildare Village shopping outlet. On days of racing there is a shuttle bus to Curragh Racecourse. South Kildare Community Transport also serve the station providing links to Milltown, Nurney and Kildangan.
- http://www.irishrail.ie/index.jsp?p=119&n=147 Irish Rail Printable Timetables
- "Kildare station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-05.
- http://www.kildarevillage.com/en/plan-your-visit/getting-here/train Kildare village how to get there
- "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-05-18. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
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