Dalkey railway station

Dalkey railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Dheilginis) serves Dalkey in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, Ireland.

Dalkey

Deilginis
Iarnród Éireann
DalkeyRailwayStation.JPG
Dalkey Station, Main Building as seen from platform 1
LocationSorrento Drive, Dalkey, County Dublin, A96 TF10
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates53°16′33″N 6°6′13″W / 53.27583°N 6.10361°W / 53.27583; -6.10361Coordinates: 53°16′33″N 6°6′13″W / 53.27583°N 6.10361°W / 53.27583; -6.10361
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeDLKEY
Fare zoneSuburban 2
History
Original companyDublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway
Pre-groupingDublin and South Eastern Railway
Post-groupingGreat Southern Railways
Key dates
10 July 1854Station opens
30 March 1964Station closes for goods traffic
1983Station reopened and upgraded
2011Station refurbished
Dublin Area
Rapid Transit
Malahide Bus interchange
Portmarnock
Clongriffin
Howth
Sutton Bus interchange
Bayside
Howth Junction
& Donaghmede
Kilbarrack
Raheny
Harmonstown Bus interchange
Killester
Clontarf Road
Fairview Depot
Dublin Connolly
Luas Bus interchange
Tara Street Bus interchange
Dublin Pearse
Grand Canal Dock
Lansdowne Road
Sandymount
Sydney Parade Bus interchange
Merrion
(planned)
Booterstown
Blackrock Bus interchange
Seapoint
Salthill and Monkstown
Dún Laoghaire Mallin Bus interchange
Sandycove and Glasthule
Glenageary
Dalkey
Killiney
Shankill
Woodbrook
(planned)
Bray Daly Bus interchange
Greystones

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 10 July 1854 and was closed for goods traffic on 30 March 1964. It was preceded by Dalkey Atmospheric Railway station which opened on 29 March 1844 and closed on 12 April 1854.[1] The ticket office is open between 07:00-10:00 AM, Monday to Friday.


Preceding station     Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Glenageary   DART
Trans-Dublin
  Killiney
Disused railways
Sandycove and Glasthule
Line and station open
  Dublin and South Eastern Railway   Obelisk Hill
Line open, station closed

Accidents and incidentsEdit

  • On 16 November 1979, a passenger train collided with a stationary passenger train. Thirty-six people were injured.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dalkey station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 31 August 2007.
  2. ^ "REPORT INTO THE RAILWAY ACCIDENT AY DALKEY, CO. DUBLIN ON 16TH NOVEMBER 1979" (PDF). Department for Tourism and Transport via Rail Accident Investigation Unit. October 1987. Retrieved 16 May 2014.

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