Pettigo railway station

Pettigo railway station served Pettigo in County Donegal in the Republic of Ireland.

Pettigo
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Pettigo railway station. Now a private house.
LocationPettigo, County Donegal
Ireland
Coordinates54°32′51″N 7°49′52″W / 54.547427°N 7.831197°W / 54.547427; -7.831197Coordinates: 54°32′51″N 7°49′52″W / 54.547427°N 7.831197°W / 54.547427; -7.831197
History
Original companyEnniskillen and Bundoran Railway
Post-groupingGreat Northern Railway (Ireland)
Key dates
13 June 1866Station opens
1 October 1957Station closes

The Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway opened the station on 13 June 1866. Services were provided by the Irish North Western Railway. The station's main purpose was to offer easy access for the considerable pilgrim traffic to St Patrick's Purgatory on Lough Derg.

It was taken over by the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) in 1876.

It closed on 1 October 1957.[1]

RoutesEdit

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Kesh   Enniskillen and Bundoran Railway
Enniskillen to Bundoran
  Castlecaldwell

ReferencesEdit

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