Greystones railway station
DART 8500 Class at Greystones
|Location||Church Road, Greystones, County Wicklow, A63 H928|
Republic of Ireland
|Owned by||Iarnród Éireann|
|Operated by||Iarnród Éireann|
|Station code||GSTNS, 141|
|Fare zone||Suburban 5|
|Original company||Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway|
|Pre-grouping||Dublin and South Eastern Railway|
|Post-grouping||Great Southern Railways|
|30 October 1855||Station opens as Greystones and Delgany|
|1880||Station renamed Greystones|
|30 March 1964||Goods services cease|
|10 April 2000||DART services commence|
Facilities and servicesEdit
The station has two platforms; platform 1 on the west side of the station (where the station building is located) and platform 2 over the footbridge on the east side of the station. Platform 2 is used only a few times a day, when DART and InterCity services are in the station at the same time. There are also sidings to the east of the station.
Entrance to the station building is only possible from Church Road. The station houses one retail unit, currently occupied by a café (previously an estate agent), a ticket office and two electronic ticket machines. Toilets are also available on Platform 1. The ticket office is open between 07:00 -10:00 AM, Monday to Friday.
The typical service from the station (Monday to Friday off-peak) is:
- 2 trains per hour to Howth or Malahide via Bray Daly and Dublin Connolly
- 4 trains per day to Rosslare Europort via Arklow
- 1 train per day to Wexford O'Hanrahan via Arklow
- 4 trains per day to Dublin Connolly via Bray Daly (services from south of Greystones)
- 1 train per day to Dundalk.
2 trains per hour also terminate at the station.
Construction of the electrification and extension of the DART services to Greystones began in 1995 and was completed in 1999. The DART service to Greystones commenced on 10 April 2000.
There are two bus stops directly outside the station on Church Road, one for northbound routes and the other for southbound. Operators serving the station include Dublin Bus, Go-Ahead Ireland, Aircoach and the Finnegan Bray Night Bus. There is also a taxi rank near the station.
|Preceding station||Iarnród Éireann||Following station|
South Eastern Commuter
|Bray Cove Halt
Line open, station closed
|Dublin and South Eastern Railway
Line and station open
- "Greystones and Delgany station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2008-04-23.
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