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Dublin–Waterford railway line

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The Kildare-Waterford line is a railway line connecting Dublin with the major port of Waterford City in County Waterford. The line is part of the significant network of InterCity routes connected to the Dublin-Cork Main Line from Dublin Heuston. The line was constructed by the GSWR, At Cherryville Junction, Co. Kildare the line splits from the Cork line. Both passenger and Freight services run on the line. Passenger services are operated by the 22000 Class DMUs run by InterCity.

Kildare to Waterford line
Kildare railway station 1.jpg
Kildare railway station.
Overview
TypeInter-city rail, Heavy rail
SystemIarnród Éireann
StatusOperational
LocaleRepublic of Ireland
TerminiKildare
Waterford
Stations7
Operation
Opened1844
Operator(s)Iarnród Éireann
InterCity
CharacterPrimary
Rolling stock22000 Class
Technical
Number of tracksSingle track and Double track
Track gauge1,600 mm (5 ft 3 in) Irish gauge
Route map

Dublin Heuston Luas
Luas Red Line
to Tallaght & Saggart
Park West and Cherry Orchard Dublin Suburban Rail#South Western Commuter
Clondalkin/Fonthill Dublin Suburban Rail#South Western Commuter
Kishoge
Lucan (south)
1947
Adamstown Dublin Suburban Rail#South Western Commuter
Hazelhatch and Celbridge Dublin Suburban Rail#South Western Commuter
Straffan 1947
Sallins and Naas Dublin Suburban Rail#South Western Commuter
Newbridge
Curragh Racecourse
1977
Curragh Mainline
1999
Kildare
Athy
Mageney
1963
Carlow
Milford
1963
Muine Bheag
Gowran
1963
Kilkenny
Bennetsbridge
1965
Thomastown
Ballyhale
1963
Mullinavat
1963
Kilmacow
1963
Waterford West goods yard
Waterford Plunkett

ServicesEdit

  • Monday-Thursday

7 trains in each direction Dublin to Waterford 2 train Carlow to Dublin 1 train Dublin to Carlow

  • Friday

8 trains in each direction Dublin to Waterford 1 train Dublin to Carlow 2 trains Carlow to Dublin

  • Saturday

7 trains Dublin-Waterford 8 trains Waterford-Dublin

  • Sunday

4 trains in each direction Dublin to Waterford The Journey times range from 1h 55min to 2h 20min Dublin to Waterford and 1h 48min to 2h 16min Waterford to Dublin.