Ardfert railway station

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


Ard Fhearta
LocationArdfert, County Kerry
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
Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Abbeydorney   Great Southern and Western Railway
Limerick–Tralee line

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 Passenger services were withdrawn on 4 February 1963, although the route through Ardfert continued to be used by freight trains for a while before the line to Listowel was finally closed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]


  • 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