Thurles railway station

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Thurles
Durlas
Iarnród Éireann
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The 15:46 for Dublin (Heuston) arriving at Platform 1 at Thurles
Location Railway Road, Thurles, County Tipperary, E41 H027
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 52°40′35″N 7°49′19″W / 52.67639°N 7.82194°W / 52.67639; -7.82194Coordinates: 52°40′35″N 7°49′19″W / 52.67639°N 7.82194°W / 52.67639; -7.82194
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 3
Construction
Structure type At-grade

Thurles railway station is near the centre of Thurles town, County Tipperary in Ireland. The station has two through platforms and one terminating platform. It is a major station on the Dublin-Cork line with an average of 17 trains in both directions daily.[1]

The station was the location of the arrest of William Smith O'Brien on 5 August 1848 while he was waiting for a train after an unsuccessful insurrection in Ballingarry in South Tipperary. There is a plaque at the station commemorating the event.

The station opened on 13 March 1848.[2]

Thurles station has three times won the Irish Rail Best Intercity Station prize.

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  1. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/index.jsp?p=119&n=147 Irish Rail Printable Timetables
  2. ^ "Thurles station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-07. 

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Preceding station   Iarnrod Eireann simple logo 2013.png Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Ballybrophy   InterCity
Dublin-Cork Main Line
  Limerick Junction
Portlaoise   InterCity
Dublin-Tralee
 
Templemore   InterCity
Dublin-Limerick
  Limerick Colbert