Fintona railway station

Fintona railway station served Fintona in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland.

Fintona
Fintona Station - geograph.org.uk - 333213.jpg
The entrance to the old Great Northern Railway station at Fintona on 7 June 1957
General information
LocationFintona, County Tyrone
Northern Ireland
UK
History
Original companyLondonderry and Enniskillen Railway
Post-groupingGreat Northern Railway (Ireland)
Key dates
5 June 1853Station opens
1 October 1957Station closes
Fintona horse tram

The Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway opened the station on 5 June 1853. From 1856, mainline services were withdrawn, and the station was a branch line from Fintona Junction railway station. Most passenger services on this branch line were provided by a horse-drawn tram car.

It was taken over by the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) in 1883.

It closed on 1 October 1957.[1]

RoutesEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Omagh   Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway
Londonderry to Enniskillen 1853-1856
  Terminus
Fintona Junction   Londonderry and Enniskillen Railway
Londonderry to Enniskillen 1856-1957
  Terminus

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fintona station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 29 April 2012.