Castlederg railway station

Castlederg railway station served Castlederg in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland.

Castlederg
Castlederg Railway Station - geograph.org.uk - 371768.jpg
Photo of Castlederg railway station taken on 20 March 2007
General information
LocationUpper Strabane Rd.
Castlederg, County Tyrone
Northern Ireland
UK
Coordinates54°42′32″N 7°35′26″W / 54.708811°N 7.590515°W / 54.708811; -7.590515Coordinates: 54°42′32″N 7°35′26″W / 54.708811°N 7.590515°W / 54.708811; -7.590515
Elevation173 ft
Platforms1
Tracks1
History
Original companyCastlederg and Victoria Bridge Tramway
Post-groupingCastlederg and Victoria Bridge Tramway
Key dates
4 July 1884Station opens
17 April 1933Station closes

The Castlederg and Victoria Bridge Tramway opened the station on 4 July 1884.

It consisted of a station house (extant), goods store, engine house (location of Lyons Bros garage) and Managers house (extant, 54°42′31″N 7°35′20″W / 54.708566°N 7.588861°W / 54.708566; -7.588861)

The last services operated on 30 January 1933. The staff went on strike on 31 January, and the line never reopened. It closed formally on 17 April 1933.[1]

RoutesEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Terminus   Castlederg and Victoria Bridge Tramway
Castlederg to Victoria Bridge
  Spamount

ReferencesEdit

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