Strabane (GNI) railway station

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Strabane (GNI)
Location Strabane, County Tyrone
Northern Ireland
UK
History
Original company Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway
Post-grouping Great Northern Railway (Ireland)
Key dates
19 April 1847 Station opens
15 February 1965 Station closes

Strabane (GNI) railway station served Strabane, County Tyrone in the United Kingdom.

The Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway opened the station on 19 April 1847. It was taken over by the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) in 1883.

The Finn Valley Railway began Irish gauge (5 ft 3 in (1,600 mm)) services from this station to Stranorlar railway station from 7 September 1863. When this route was converted to 3 ft (914 mm) on 16 July 1894 the Donegal Railway Company built Strabane (CDR) railway station adjacent to the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) railway station.

It closed on 15 February 1965.[1]

Routes[edit]

Preceding station Disused railways Following station
Porthall   Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway
Londonderry to Enniskillen
  Sion Mills
Clady   Finn Valley Railway
Strabane to Stranorlar 1863-1894
  Terminus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Strabane (GNI) station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2008-05-24.