Magherafelt railway station

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Magherafelt
Location
PlaceMagherafelt
AreaCounty Londonderry
Coordinates54°45′38″N 6°36′18″W / 54.7606°N 6.6050°W / 54.7606; -6.6050Coordinates: 54°45′38″N 6°36′18″W / 54.7606°N 6.6050°W / 54.7606; -6.6050
Operations
Original companyBelfast and Ballymena Railway
Pre-groupingBelfast and Northern Counties Railway
Post-groupingBelfast and Northern Counties Railway
History
10 November 1856Station opens
28 August 1950Station closes
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Closed railway stations in Britain
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Magherafelt railway station was on the Belfast and Ballymena Railway which ran from Cookstown Junction to Cookstown in Northern Ireland.

History[edit]

The station was opened by the Belfast and Ballymena Railway on 10 November 1856.[1] The station buildings were designed by the architect Charles Lanyon.[2]

The station closed to passengers on 28 August 1950.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Castledawson   Belfast and Ballymena Railway
Cookstown Junction-Cookstown
  Moneymore
Terminus   Derry Central Railway
Magherafelt-Macfin Junction
  Knockloughrim
Terminus   Draperstown Railway
Magherafelt-Draperstown
  Desertmartin

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Magherafelt station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
  2. ^ The Industrial Archaeology of Northern Ireland. William Alan McCutcheon, Northern Ireland. Department of the Environment, Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1984