Howth Junction & Donaghmede railway station

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Howth Junction & Donaghmede railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Ghabhal Bhinn Éadair agus Dhomhnach Míde) serves the area of Donaghmede, and parts of Kilbarrack in Dublin. It is located in Donaghmede and is where the Dublin-Belfast railway line and the Dublin-Howth line separate, making it the key exchange station on the northern section of the DART suburban railway system.

Howth Junction & Donaghmede

Gabhal Bhinn Éadair & Domhnach Míde
Iarnród Éireann
Howth Junction railway station in 2007.jpg
DART train arriving at Howth Junction in 2007
Other namesHowth Junction
Donaghmede
LocationKilbarrack Road, Dublin 5, D05 KT97
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates53°23′28″N 6°09′21″W / 53.3912°N 6.1559°W / 53.3912; -6.1559Coordinates: 53°23′28″N 6°09′21″W / 53.3912°N 6.1559°W / 53.3912; -6.1559
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms4
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeHWTHJ
Fare zoneSuburban 1
History
Original companyDublin and Drogheda Railway
Pre-groupingNorthern Railway of Ireland
Post-groupingGNRI
Pre-nationalisationCIÉ Railways Division
Key dates
1 October 1848Station opened
Northern Commuter
Newry NI Railways
(
one early-am
weekday trip
)
Dundalk Clarke
Castlebellingham
(planned)
Dunleer
(planned)
to Navan
(freight only)
Drogheda MacBride
Laytown
Mosney
(closed 2000)
Gormanston
Balbriggan
Skerries
Rush and Lusk
Donabate
Malahide
Portmarnock
Clongriffin
DART Howth Branch
Howth Junction
& Donaghmede
Kilbarrack
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Raheny
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Harmonstown
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Killester
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Clontarf Road
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
The Royal Canal
Dublin Connolly Luas
Luas Red Line
to Dublin Heuston and Tallaght
Tara Street
Dublin Pearse
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

Howth Junction station opened on 1 October 1848.[1]

OperationsEdit

The ticket office is open from 5:45 AM to 8:00 PM, Monday to Sunday. The station is located on a residential street and has no dedicated parking.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Howth Junction station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 3 September 2007.

External linksEdit


Preceding station     Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Dublin Connolly   Commuter
Northern Commuter
  Clongriffin
or
Portmarnock
Kilbarrack   DART
Trans-Dublin
(Howth Branch)
  Bayside
  DART
Trans-Dublin
(Main Line)
  Clongriffin