Rosslare Europort railway station

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Rosslare Europort
Calafort Ros Láir
Iarnród Éireann
Rosslare Europort railway station 1.jpg
2815 at the former Rosslare Europort station which closed in 2008
Location Rosslare
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 52°15′11″N 6°20′07″W / 52.2531°N 6.3353°W / 52.2531; -6.3353Coordinates: 52°15′11″N 6°20′07″W / 52.2531°N 6.3353°W / 52.2531; -6.3353
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 1
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code 60
Key dates
30 August 1906 Station opens
1989 New station building opens
2008 Station rebuilt
Certificate of the Fishguard and Rosslare Railways and Harbours Company
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 RoadDublin Area Rapid Transit
SandymountDublin Area Rapid Transit
Sydney ParadeDublin Area Rapid Transit
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 and GlasthuleDublin Area Rapid Transit
GlenagearyDublin Area Rapid Transit
DalkeyDublin Area Rapid Transit
Obelisk Hill 1858
Killiney 1882
KillineyDublin Area Rapid Transit
Ballybrack 1863
Ballybrack 1882
ShankillDublin Area Rapid Transit
Harcourt Street line
Woodbrook 1960
Bray DalyDublin Area Rapid Transit
Bray Cove Halt 1929
GreystonesDublin Area Rapid Transit
Kilcoole
Newcastle 1964
Wicklow Murrough 1976
Wicklow
Rathnew 1964
Glenealy 1964
Rathdrum
Avoca 1964
Shillelagh branch line
Woodenbridge Junction 1964
Arklow
Inch 1963
Gorey
Camolin 1963
Ferns 1977
Enniscorthy
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

Rosslare Europort railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Chalafort Ros Láir) serves Rosslare Harbour in County Wexford, Ireland. The station is owned and operated by Iarnród Éireann and is the southern terminus of the Dublin–Rosslare railway line

Description[edit]

There is only one platform and a runaround loop. There is a turntable, used on occasional by preserved steam locomotives.

The station is staffed but has no ticket office. There is a ticket machine at the entrance to the platform. The single platform is accessible only via a ramp.[1]

Passenger facilities consist of a waiting shelter with seat. There is also a small car park - chargeable.

The station is a ten-minute walk from the ferry in the open air along a specially marked path.

Ferry connections[edit]

Overnight[edit]

The 06:30 ferry arrival from Fishguard has a weekdays train connection at 07:20, and the 21:15 sailing to Fishguard on Mondays to Fridays has a connecting train arriving at 19:25.

Daytime[edit]

From 2 June until 31 August 2015 inclusive the afternoon sailing from Fishguard has a daily onward rail connection at 18.35. [2]Previously the last train of the day departed five minutes before the ferry from Fishguard berthed. From 3 June until 31 August 2014 inclusive the afternoon sailing from Fishguard had a daily onward rail connection at 18.35.[3][4] Between June and August 2013 the 18:00 ferry arrival had a weekdays onward train at 19:15; on Sundays at 19:00.[5][6]

Connection to Waterford[edit]

Until 18 September 2010 (inclusive) there was also a single daily train each way to and from Waterford. It is now replaced by a revised Bus Éireann Route 370 service via Wellingtonbridge [7]

History[edit]

The station station opened on 30 August 1906.[8] On Monday 14 April 2008, the old Rosslare Europort station closed. The last service train to depart being the 07:40 to Dublin Connolly, worked by a six-car 2800 Class railcar set.

Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Rosslare Strand   InterCity
Dublin-Rosslare Line
  Terminus
Terminus   Stena Line
Ferry
  Fishguard
Harbour
Terminus   Irish Ferries
Ferry
  Pembroke Dock
Terminus   Irish Ferries
Ferry
  Cherbourg
Maritime
Terminus   Stena Line
Ferry
  Cherbourg
Maritime
Disused railways
Rosslare Strand   InterCity
Limerick-Rosslare Line
  Terminus

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