Katesbridge railway station

Katesbridge railway station was on the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) which ran from Banbridge to Castlewellan in Northern Ireland.

Katesbridge
Site of Katesbridge Station - geograph.org.uk - 1559695.jpg
Katesbridge Station opened in 1880. The trackbed ran between the goods shed (now a barn) and the red brick house (this is a later dwelling) - the hedge marks it out quite well. The view is towards Banbridge. Photograph 29 October 2009
LocationCounty Down
Northern Ireland
Coordinates54°17′55″N 6°08′51″W / 54.298666°N 6.147596°W / 54.298666; -6.147596
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyGreat Northern Railway (Ireland)
Pre-groupingGreat Northern Railway (Ireland)
Post-groupingGreat Northern Railway (Ireland)
Key dates
14 December 1880Station opens
2 May 1955Station closes

HistoryEdit

The station was opened on 14 December 1880.[1]

The station closed on 2 May 1955 under the auspices of the Great Northern Railway Board. The station served Katesbridge providing direct connections.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Poland's Bridge   Great Northern Railway (Ireland)
Banbridge-Castlewellan
  Ballyroney

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Katesbridge station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 6 May 2012.