Trooperslane railway station

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Trooperslane
NI Railways
Geograph-2639892-by-Albert-Bridge.jpg
Trooperslane halt in 2011
Location Trooperslane
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Coordinates 54°42′36″N 5°50′58″W / 54.710059°N 5.849477°W / 54.710059; -5.849477Coordinates: 54°42′36″N 5°50′58″W / 54.710059°N 5.849477°W / 54.710059; -5.849477
Owned by NI Railways
Operated by NI Railways
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Key dates
1848 Station opened
2008 Station refurbished
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

Trooperslane railway station serves the hamlet of Trooperslane in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

The station was opened on 11 April 1848.[1]

For many years it was served only by peak-time services on Mondays to Saturdays. On a trial basis in the 1990s, one service each way made a request stop on a Sunday, however this was not a success.

When Northern Ireland Railways introduced a new clock-face timetable in the mid-2000s, the station once again saw a regular service seven days a week, with nearly all trains serving the station. Trooperslane also has a level crossing, supervised by closed-circuit television.

Service[edit]

On Mondays to Fridays, there is a half-hourly service to Great Victoria Street with extra trains at peak times. In the other direction, there is a half-hourly service with the terminus alternating between Whitehead and Larne Harbour every half an hour, with extra services to Carrickfergus at peak times.

On Saturdays, the service remains half-hourly, with fewer trains at peak times.

On Sundays, the service reduces to hourly operation in both directions.

Preceding station   NIR logo.svg Northern Ireland Railways   Following station
Greenisland   Northern Ireland Railways
Belfast-Larne
  Clipperstown
Historical railways
Greenisland
Line and station open
  Northern Counties Committee
Belfast-Larne
  Mount
Line open, station closed

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Trooperslane station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-08-28.