Drimoleague railway station

Drimoleague railway station was on the Ilen Valley Railway in County Cork, Ireland.

Drimoleague
Drimoleague Junction Station geograph-2230230-by-Ben-Brooksbank.jpg
Drimoleague Junction Station View eastwards, towards Bandon and Cork; ex-Cork, Bandon & South Coast Railway. Photograph taken on 20 July 1955.
LocationDrimoleague, County Cork
Ireland
History
Original companyIlen Valley Railway
Pre-groupingCork, Bandon and South Coast Railway
Post-groupingGreat Southern Railways
Key dates
23 July 1877Station opens
1 April 1961Station closes

HistoryEdit

 
Surviving station building and platforms at Drimoleague

The station opened on 23 July 1877.

Regular passenger services were withdrawn on 1 April 1961.[1]

RoutesEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Dunmanway   Ilen Valley Railway
Dunmanaway-Skibbereen
  Madore
Terminus   Cork and Bandon Railway
Drimoleague-Bantry
  Aughaville

Further readingEdit

  • R.V.J. Butt (1995). The Directory of Railway Stations. Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 1-85260-508-1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Drimpleague" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 7 May 2012.