Kilrea railway station

Kilrea railway station was on the Derry Central Railway which ran from Magherafelt to Macfin Junction in Northern Ireland.[citation needed]

Kilrea
Location
PlaceKilrea
AreaCounty Londonderry
Coordinates54°56′51″N 6°33′38″W / 54.9475°N 6.5606°W / 54.9475; -6.5606Coordinates: 54°56′51″N 6°33′38″W / 54.9475°N 6.5606°W / 54.9475; -6.5606
Operations
Original companyDerry Central Railway
Pre-groupingBelfast and Northern Counties Railway
Post-groupingBelfast and Northern Counties Railway
History
18 February 1880Station opens
28 August 1950Station closes
Disused railway stations in the United Kingdom
Closed railway stations in Britain
A B C D–F G H–J K–L M–O P–R S T–V W–Z

HistoryEdit

The station was opened by the Derry Central Railway on 18 February 1880.[1] It was taken over by the Northern Counties Committee in September 1901.[citation needed]

The station closed to passengers on 28 August 1950 by the Ulster Transport Authority. The station served Kilrea.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Tamlaght   Derry Central Railway
Magherafelt-Macfin Junction
  Garvagh

ReferencesEdit

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