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Clonmel railway station serves the town of Clonmel in County Tipperary, Ireland.

Clonmel

Cluain Meala
Iarnród Éireann
2726 Clonmel.jpg
2726 Arrives from Limerick Junction
LocationThomas Street, Clonmel, County Tipperary, E91 N9C4
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates52°21′40″N 7°41′59″W / 52.36111°N 7.69972°W / 52.36111; -7.69972Coordinates: 52°21′40″N 7°41′59″W / 52.36111°N 7.69972°W / 52.36111; -7.69972
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeCLMEL
Fare zoneG
History
Opened1852
Key dates
1880line to Thurles opened
1963Thurles passenger trains withdrawn
1967line to Thurles closed
1988reduced to halt
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 is on the railway line that links Waterford and Limerick Junction. It has a weekday passenger service of two trains to Limerick Junction and two to Waterford. There is no Sunday service.[1]

Limerick Junction provides connections to Limerick, Cork Kent, Tralee, Galway and Dublin Heuston. Waterford provides connections to Kilkenny and also Dublin Heuston.

Eastbound towards Waterford
Westbound towards Limerick Junction

The station has a café (reopened in 2013), waiting room and toilets.[2][3] Bus Éireann routes 55, 245 & 355 serve the station.

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HistoryEdit

The Waterford and Limerick Railway opened the station on 1 May 1852. The company was renamed the Waterford, Limerick and Western in 1896 and merged with the Great Southern and Western Railway in 1901.

In 1880 the Southern Railway of Ireland opened between Clonmel and Thurles on the Dublin–Cork railway line, making Clonmel a junction. CIÉ withdrew passenger services from the Thurles – Clonmel line in 1963 and closed the line to freight in 1967


Preceding station     Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Cahir   InterCity
Limerick–Waterford
  Carrick-on-Suir
Disused railways
Cahir   Great Southern and Western Railway
Limerick–Rosslare line
  Kilsheelan
Disused railways
terminus   Great Southern and Western Railway
Thurles–Clonmel line
  Fethard

StatisticsEdit

Year Daily Passengers Exit and Entry Change
2012 75 NA
2013 54   21
2014 49   5
2015 40   9
2016 45   5
2017 57   12 [4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "`" (PDF). Iarnród Éireann. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-01-16.
  2. ^ "Relief as toilet facilities finally on the way at bus station". The Nationalist.
  3. ^ "No toilet or waiting room at shameful Clonmel rail station". The Nationalist. 8 November 2012.
  4. ^ https://www.nationaltransport.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/National_Heavy_Rail_2018_V8_Web.pdf

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