Wexford railway station

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Wexford O'Hanrahan
Loch Garman Ó hAnnrachain
Iarnród Éireann
Wexford Railway Station 2012-11-12.jpg
22053 at Wexford station in November 2012
Location 1 Redmond Square, Wexford
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates 52°20′36″N 6°27′51″W / 52.343333°N 6.464167°W / 52.343333; -6.464167Coordinates: 52°20′36″N 6°27′51″W / 52.343333°N 6.464167°W / 52.343333; -6.464167
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 1
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Key dates
17 August 1874 Station opens
1966 Renamed Wexford O'Hanrahan Station

Wexford O'Hanrahan railway station is in County Wexford, Ireland.

Description[edit]

The station is staffed and fully accessible.

It consists of a single platform and passing loop.

It had sidings, used in recent years by occasional permanent way trains. With the coming of the mini-CTC signalling system in April 2008, a passing loop was installed at the Dublin end of the station.

Dublin to Rosslare Line
Year
closed
Dublin–Belfast Line
Dublin–Sligo line
Dublin Connolly Luas
Luas Red Line (to Dublin Heuston)
Luas Red Line (to The Point)
Tara StreetDublin Area Rapid Transit
Dublin PearseDublin Area Rapid Transit
Grand Canal DockDublin Area Rapid Transit
Lansdowne RoadDublin Area Rapid Transit
SandymountDublin Area Rapid Transit
Sydney ParadeDublin Area Rapid Transit
Merrion Gates 1934
BooterstownDublin Area Rapid Transit
BlackrockDublin Area Rapid Transit
SeapointDublin Area Rapid Transit
Salthill and MonkstownDublin Area Rapid Transit
Dún LaoghaireDublin Area Rapid Transit
Sandycove and GlasthuleDublin Area Rapid Transit
GlenagearyDublin Area Rapid Transit
DalkeyDublin Area Rapid Transit
Obelisk Hill 1858
Killiney 1882
KillineyDublin Area Rapid Transit
Ballybrack 1863
Ballybrack 1882
ShankillDublin Area Rapid Transit
Harcourt Street line
Woodbrook 1960
Bray DalyDublin Area Rapid Transit
Bray Cove Halt 1929
GreystonesDublin Area Rapid Transit
Kilcoole
Newcastle 1964
Wicklow Murrough 1976
Wicklow
Rathnew 1964
Glenealy 1964
Rathdrum
Avoca 1964
Shillelagh branch line
Woodenbridge Junction 1964
Arklow
Inch 1963
Gorey
Camolin 1963
Ferns 1977
Enniscorthy
Edermine Ferry 1963
Waterford line
Macmine Junction 1963
Killurin 1963
Wexford O'Hanrahan
Wexford South 1977
Limerick–Rosslare line
Rosslare Strand
Kilrane 1963
Rosslare Europort

Onward bus services[edit]

Thirteen Bus Éireann local bus routes serve the station:[1] 11 routes terminate, and rail replacement route 370 to/from Wellingtonbridge and Campile and route 132 to Dublin via Carnew, Baltinglass and Tallaght call. Routes 370 and 385 (to Rosslare Strand) operate Mondays to Saturdays: the other routes operate on one or two days of the week, provide links to rural hamlets and villages such as Broadway,[2] Crossabeg,[3] Curracloe,[4] Fethard-on-Sea,[5] Kilmuckridge[6] and Tacumshane.[7] The bus stop is at the front of the station.

Wexford Bus provides four local bus routes, all operating Monday to Saturday inclusive. They link to Castlebridge, Kilmore Quay via Bridgetown and Rosslare Strand. There is also a route serving different areas in the town.[8] The stops are on Redmond Square.

History[edit]

The station opened on 17 August 1874.[9] It was given the name O'Hanrahan on 10 April 1966 in commemoration of Michael O'Hanrahan, one of the executed leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Iarnród Éireann Following station
Enniscorthy   InterCity
Dublin-Rosslare Line
  Rosslare Strand