Ardfert railway station

Ardfert railway station served the village of Ardfert in County Kerry, Ireland.

Ardfert

Ard Fhearta
LocationArdfert, County Kerry
Ireland
History
Original companyLimerick and Kerry Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Southern and Western Railway
Post-groupingGreat Southern Railways
Key dates
20 December 1880Station opens
4 February 1963Station closes to passengers
6 February 1978Station closes entirely
Services
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Abbeydorney   Great Southern and Western Railway
Limerick–Tralee line
  Tralee

The station opened on 20 December 1880. Passenger services were withdrawn on 4 February 1963, although the route through Ardfert continued to be used by freight trains for a while before the line to Listowel was finally closed altogether in 1977 and then to Tralee 1978. The station closed on 6 February 1978.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  • Butt, R.V.J. (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1.[page needed]
  • Jowett, A. (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas. Atlantic Publishing. ISBN 0-906899-99-0.[page needed]
  1. ^ "Ardfert station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 7 September 2007.

Coordinates: 52°19′12″N 9°45′03″W / 52.3199°N 9.7509°W / 52.3199; -9.7509