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Carrick-on-Suir railway station

Carrick-on-Suir railway station serves the town of Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary in Ireland.

Carrick-on-Suir

Carraig na Siúire
Iarnród Éireann
Carrick on Suir railway station in 2008.jpg
LocationCregg Road, Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary, E32 XN82
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates52°20′57″N 7°24′16″W / 52.349084°N 7.404536°W / 52.349084; -7.404536Coordinates: 52°20′57″N 7°24′16″W / 52.349084°N 7.404536°W / 52.349084; -7.404536
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms2 (including 1 not in use)
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeCKOSR
Fare zoneH
History
Opened15 April 1853
Original companyWaterford, Limerick and Western Railway
Pre-groupingGreat Southern and Western Railway
Post-groupingGreat Southern Railways
Limerick–Rosslare
Year
closed
Limerick Colbert
2009
Killonan
1963
Boher
1963
Dromkeen
1976
Pallas
Oola
1963
Limerick Junction
Tipperary
Bansha
1963
Cahir
Clonmel
1967
Kilsheelan
1963
Carrick-on-Suir
Fiddown and Portlaw
1855
Grange
1963
Mallow–Waterford line
1967
Waterford West goods yard
Waterford Plunkett
1995
Campile
2010
Ballycullane
2010
Wellingtonbridge
2010
Duncormick
1976
Bridgetown
2010
Killinick
1976
to Felthouse Junct. on Dublin–Rosslare Line
1918
Rosslare Strand
Kilrane
1963
Rosslare Europort

It has a weekday passenger service of two trains to Waterford and two to Limerick Junction. There is no Sunday service.[1] Until 19 January 2013 (inclusive) there were three trains each way. However the late-morning Waterford to Limerick Junction and early-afternoon Limerick Junction to Waterford trains are now discontinued.[2]

The station consists of two platforms, a waiting room, toilets and small car park at present free for rail passengers.The second platform, on which the signal cabin is located, was served by a passing loop until November 2013.

There is also a siding, used by the Irish Traction Group to store preserved diesel locomotives.

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 15 April 1853.[3]

 
The station in 1993

StatisticsEdit

Passenger statistics are compiled by the National Transport Authority.[1]. The passenger decline is due to unreliable timetables.[4]

Year Daily Passengers Exit and Entry Change
2012 22 NA
2013 10   12
2014 13   3
2015 1   12
2016 9   8 [5]
2017 12   3 [6]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-01-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/cat_news.jsp?i=4758&p=116&n=237
  3. ^ "Carrick on Suir station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-07.
  4. ^ https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/carrick-on-suir-rail-station-unused-due-to-unreliable-timetable-1.2840575
  5. ^ https://www.nationaltransport.ie/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/NTA_Rail_Census_Report_2017_FINAL.pdf
  6. ^ https://www.nationaltransport.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/National_Heavy_Rail_2018_V8_Web.pdf

External linksEdit


Preceding station     Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Clonmel   InterCity
Limerick-Waterford
  Waterford
Plunkett
Disused railways
Kilsheelan   Great Southern and Western Railway
Limerick-Rosslare railway line
  Fiddown