Kilwaughter Halt railway station

Kilwaughter Halt railway station was on the Ballymena and Larne Railway which ran from Ballymena to Larne in Northern Ireland.

Kilwaughter Halt
Ballymena & larne rly, 1906.jpg
Railway in 1906
General information
LocationCounty Antrim
Northern Ireland
Other information
StatusDisused
History
Original companyBallymena and Larne Railway
Pre-groupingBallymena and Larne Railway
Post-groupingBallymena and Larne Railway
Key dates
1 January 1888Station opens
31 January 1933Station closes

HistoryEdit

The station was located close to the hamlet of Kilwaughter and opened by the Ballymena and Larne Railway on 1 January 1888. It was taken over by the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway in July 1889. This was in turn taken over by the Northern Counties Committee in 1906.

The station closed to passengers on 1 October 1933.

Preceding station Historical railways Following station
Headwood   Ballymena and Larne Railway
Ballymena-Larne
  Larne Town
 
Mosaic commemorating the railway line

ReferencesEdit

  • Butt, R. V. J. (October 1995). The Directory of Railway Stations: details every public and private passenger station, halt, platform and stopping place, past and present (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-508-7. OCLC 60251199. OL 11956311M.
  • Jowett, Alan (March 1989). Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain and Ireland: From Pre-Grouping to the Present Day (1st ed.). Sparkford: Patrick Stephens Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85260-086-0. OCLC 22311137.
  • Jowett, Alan (2000). Jowett's Nationalised Railway Atlas (1st ed.). Penryn, Cornwall: Atlantic Transport Publishers. ISBN 978-0-906899-99-1. OCLC 228266687.

Coordinates: 54°49′55″N 5°53′11″W / 54.831842°N 5.886269°W / 54.831842; -5.886269