Rosslare Europort railway station
2815 at the former Rosslare Europort station which closed in 2008
Republic of Ireland
|Owned by||Iarnród Éireann|
|Operated by||Iarnród Éireann|
|30 August 1906||Station opens|
|1989||New station building opens|
|Dublin to Rosslare Line|
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
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.
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.
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.
From 2 June until 31 August 2015 inclusive the afternoon sailing from Fishguard has a daily onward rail connection at 18.35. 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. Between June and August 2013 the 18:00 ferry arrival had a weekdays onward train at 19:15; on Sundays at 19:00.
Connection to Waterford
The station station opened on 30 August 1906. 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||Following station|
- "Rosslare Harbour" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-07.