Barmouth railway station (Northern Ireland)

Barmouth railway station served the village of Articlave and the surrounding area in County Londonderry in Northern Ireland.

Barmouth
Barmouth level crossing near Castlerock (2) - geograph.org.uk - 213340.jpg
The site of Barmouth station in 2006
General information
LocationCastlerock, County Londonderry
Northern Ireland
Coordinates55°09′37″N 6°46′11″W / 55.160249°N 6.76962°W / 55.160249; -6.76962Coordinates: 55°09′37″N 6°46′11″W / 55.160249°N 6.76962°W / 55.160249; -6.76962
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyLondonderry and Coleraine Railway
Post-groupingBelfast and Northern Counties Railway
Key dates
1 May 1855Station opens
1 February 1856Station closes

The Londonderry and Coleraine Railway opened the station on 1 May 1855.[1]

The station was some distance from any urban settlements, and was very lightly used. It closed on 1 February 1856. The station building still stands and is used as a private residence.

RoutesEdit

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Coleraine
Line and station open
  Londonderry and Coleraine Railway
Coleraine-Derry
  Castlerock
Line and station open

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Barmouth station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 29 April 2012.