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Carrickfergus railway station

Carrickfergus railway station serves the centre of Carrickfergus in County Antrim, Northern Ireland. In addition to this, Clipperstown serves the west of the town, and Downshire the east.

Carrickfergus
NI Railways
Railway Station Platform, Carrickfergus (geograph 1862538).jpg
Platform 1 at Carrickfergus station in 2011.
LocationCarrickfergus
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Coordinates54°43′03″N 5°48′35″W / 54.717422°N 5.809689°W / 54.717422; -5.809689Coordinates: 54°43′03″N 5°48′35″W / 54.717422°N 5.809689°W / 54.717422; -5.809689
Owned byNI Railways
Operated byNI Railways
Platforms3
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Key dates
1862Station opened
2001Station refurbished.

The station opened on 1 October 1862.[1]

ServiceEdit

On Mondays to Fridays, there is a half-hourly service to Great Victoria Street with extra trains at peak times. In the other direction, there is a half-hourly service with the terminus alternating between Whitehead and Larne Harbour every half an hour. Some peak time trains terminate here, and other peak trains continue to Larne Town.

On Saturdays, the service remains half-hourly, with fewer trains at peak times.

On Sundays, the service reduces to hourly operation in both directions.

Preceding station     Northern Ireland Railways   Following station
Clipperstown   Northern Ireland Railways
Belfast-Larne
  Downshire
  Historical railways  
Clipperstown
Line and station open
  Northern Counties Committee
Belfast-Larne
  Barn
Line open, station closed

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Carrickfergus" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 27 August 2007.