Clara railway station

Clara railway station serves the town of Clara in County Offaly.

Clara

Clóirtheach
Iarnród Éireann
Clara Station - geograph.org.uk - 2236128.jpg
General information
LocationRailway View, Clara, County Offaly, R35 V202
Ireland
Coordinates53°20′23″N 7°36′56″W / 53.339656°N 7.615668°W / 53.339656; -7.615668Coordinates: 53°20′23″N 7°36′56″W / 53.339656°N 7.615668°W / 53.339656; -7.615668
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms1
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeCLARA
Fare zoneH
Key dates
1859Station opened

The station lies on the Dublin to Galway and Dublin to Westport or Ballina line.[1]

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 3 October 1859.[2]

Clara was once a railway junction, with a branch to Streamstown on the now disused AthloneMullingar link.

Accidents and incidentsEdit

  • On 9 March 2019, a woman was seriously injured after being hit by a train to Westport near the station. Services were suspended for a few hours as a result.[citation needed]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/index.jsp?p=119&n=147 Archived 2 April 2019 at the Wayback Machine Irish Rail Printable Timetables
  2. ^ "Clara station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 7 September 2007.

External linksEdit

Preceding station     Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Tullamore   InterCity
Dublin-Galway
  Athlone
  InterCity
Dublin-Westport/Ballina