Maghera railway station

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Maghera
Location
PlaceMaghera
AreaCounty Londonderry
Coordinates54°50′43″N 6°40′06″W / 54.8452°N 6.6682°W / 54.8452; -6.6682Coordinates: 54°50′43″N 6°40′06″W / 54.8452°N 6.6682°W / 54.8452; -6.6682
Operations
Original companyDerry Central Railway
Pre-groupingBelfast and Northern Counties Railway
Post-groupingBelfast and Northern Counties Railway
History
18 December 1880Station opens
28 August 1950Station closes
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z

Maghera railway station was on the Derry Central Railway which ran from Magherafelt to Macfin Junction in Northern Ireland.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Derry Central Railway on 18 December 1880.[1] It was taken over by the Northern Counties Committee in September 1901.

The station closed to passengers on 28 August 1950 by the Ulster Transport Authority. The station served Maghera in County Londonderry.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Knockloughrim   Derry Central Railway
Magherafelt-Macfin Junction
  Upperlands
Maghera Goods Shed, now moved to Downpatrick railway station on the Downpatrick and County Down Railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maghera station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 29 April 2012.