Blackrock railway station
Blackrock railway station (Irish: Stáisiún An Charraig Dhubh) serves Blackrock in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, Ireland. It opened publicly on 17 December 1834 and is one of the three original stations on the Dublin and Kingstown Railway (D&KR), the oldest public passenger railway in Ireland.
|Location||Bath Place, Blackrock, County Dublin, A94 E4P9|
Republic of Ireland
|Owned by||Iarnród Éireann|
|Operated by||Iarnród Éireann|
|Bus operators||Go-Ahead Ireland|
|Fare zone||Suburban 1|
|Original company||Dublin and Kingstown Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Dublin and South Eastern Railway|
|Post-grouping||Great Southern Railways|
|17 December 1834||Station opens|
The station has two through platforms connected via a footbridge with lifts.
From the inception of the Dublin Area Rapid Transit (DART) service in 1984, all DART services stop at Blackrock.
The station opened on 17 December 1834. as one of the three original stations on the D&KR, the others being Westland Row (Pearse) and Dún Laoghaire though the latter was subsequently rebuilt to the south of the original site. On 27 January 1858, a heavy accident happened in the vicinity of the station.
Road transport servicesEdit
(1834) Looking north across Merrion Strand in Dublin Bay from Blackrock railway station
- "Blackrock station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 31 August 2007.
- Winchester, C. (2014). Christopher, John (eds.). Railways of Ireland - 180th Anniversary 1834 – 2014. Amberley Publishing. pp. 9–10. ISBN 9781445640396.CS1 maint: uses editors parameter (link)
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