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Athenry railway station

Athenry
Baile Átha an Rí
Location Athenry
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms 2
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Other information
Station code 162
Key dates
1 August 1851 Station opened
Limerick to
Galway Line
Western Railway Corridor
to Claremorris and Sligo
Dublin–Galway Line
Athenry
Oranmore
Galway
Craughwell
Ardrahan
Gort
Ennis
Sixmilebridge
Limerick Colbert

Athenry railway station, serves the town of Athenry in County Galway.

The station lies on the Dublin to Galway intercity service and Galway to Limerick and Galway to Athenry commuter services.

Passengers for Westport and Ballina travel to Athlone and change trains.[1]

It was once connected to Tuam and Claremorris in the north. This service may be resumed (see Western Rail Corridor).

Contents

  • History 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

Athenry with a train heading to Galway.

The station opened on 1 August 1851.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/index.jsp?p=119&n=147 Irish Rail Printable Timetables
  2. ^ "Athenry station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-03. 

External links

  • Irish Rail Athenry Station Website
Preceding station Iarnród Éireann Following station
Attymon   Intercity
Dublin-Galway
  Oranmore
Craughwell   Commuter
Limerick-Galway
  Oranmore
Terminus   Commuter
Galway Suburban Rail
  Oranmore
  Future  
Craughwell   InterCity
Limerick-Tuam
  Ballyglunin
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