Sydenham railway station (Northern Ireland)

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This article is about the station in Northern Ireland. For other stations called "Sydenham", see Sydenham (disambiguation).
NI Railways
Sydenham railway station, Northern Ireland in 2007.jpg
Location Belfast
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Coordinates 54°36′33″N 5°52′38″W / 54.6093°N 5.8773°W / 54.6093; -5.8773Coordinates: 54°36′33″N 5°52′38″W / 54.6093°N 5.8773°W / 54.6093; -5.8773
Owned by NI Railways
Operated by NI Railways
Platforms 2
Structure type At-grade
Key dates
1851 Opened
2008 Refurbished

Sydenham railway station is located in the townland of Ballymisert in east Belfast, and is within walking distance of Belfast City Airport and Victoria Park.[1] The station is unstaffed, and opened on 1 November 1851.[2]


Sydenham (1).jpg

Mondays to Saturdays there is a half-hourly westbound service towards Belfast Central, Great Victoria Street, Portadown or Newry in one direction, and a half-hourly eastbound service towards Holywood and Bangor in the other, with extra services at peak times.

In the evenings, the service reduces to hourly operation. Certain peak time trains will also terminate at Belfast Central or Great Victoria Street, and some peak-time express trains will pass through this station without stopping.

On Sundays there is an hourly service in each direction.

Preceding station NI Railways Northern Ireland Railways Following station
Titanic Quarter   Northern Ireland Railways
Historical railways
Victoria Park
Line open, station closed
  Belfast and County Down Railway
Line and station open
Titanic Quarter   Northern Ireland Railways


  1. ^ Discoverer Map Series Belfast (D ed.), Ordnance Survey of Northern Ireland, 2005, ISBN 978-1-905306-02-2 
  2. ^ "Sydenham" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-28.