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Bangor railway station (Northern Ireland)

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Bangor railway station is a terminal railway station which serves the town of Bangor in County Down, Northern Ireland.

Bangor
NI Railways
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Bangor combined railway and bus station was formally opened in 2001.
LocationBangor
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Coordinates54°39′31″N 5°40′21″W / 54.6585°N 5.6725°W / 54.6585; -5.6725Coordinates: 54°39′31″N 5°40′21″W / 54.6585°N 5.6725°W / 54.6585; -5.6725
Owned byNI Railways
Operated byNI Railways
Platforms3
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Key dates
1865Original station opened
2001Current station opened
170433 at Edinburgh Waverley.JPG UK Railways portal

HistoryEdit

The station was opened by the Belfast and County Down Railway on 1 May 1865 and closed to goods traffic on 24 April 1950.[1]

The station buildings were erected in 1864-1865 to designs by the architect Charles Lanyon.

ServiceEdit

Mondays to Thursdays there is a half-hourly service towards Belfast Central, Belfast Great Victoria Street, Portadown or Newry. Extra services operate at peak times, and the service reduces to hourly operation in the evenings. Certain peak-time services from this station operate as expresses between Bangor West and Holywood or Belfast Central.

On Sundays there is an hourly service to Belfast and onward.

 
The original Bangor station on 1 May 1999
Preceding station     Northern Ireland Railways   Following station
Bangor West   Northern Ireland Railways
Belfast-Bangor
  Terminus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Bangor station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Archived (PDF) from the original on 26 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-28.