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Portmarnock railway station

Portmarnock railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Phort Mearnóg) serves Portmarnock in County Dublin.

Portmarnock

Port Mearnóg
Iarnród Éireann
Portmarnock Train Station.JPG
Portmarnock train station looking South with a DART 8500/8510 Class arriving at platform 2.
LocationStation Road, Portmarnock, County Dublin, D13 K726
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates53°25′03″N 6°09′04″W / 53.4175°N 6.1510°W / 53.4175; -6.1510Coordinates: 53°25′03″N 6°09′04″W / 53.4175°N 6.1510°W / 53.4175; -6.1510
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codePMNCK
Fare zoneSuburban 2
History
Original companyDublin and Drogheda Railway
Pre-groupingNorthern Railway of Ireland
Post-groupingGNRI
Pre-nationalisationCIÉ Railways Division
Key dates
25 May 1844Station opens
10 April 2000DART services commence
Services
Preceding station   Iarnrod Eireann simple logo 2013.png Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Clongriffin
or
Howth Junction
or
Dublin Connolly
  Commuter
Northern Commuter
  Malahide
Clongriffin   DART
Trans-Dublin
  Malahide
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

The station opened on 25 May 1844.[1]

The ticket office is open from 5:45 AM to 2:30 PM, Monday to Friday. It is closed on Saturday and Sunday.

ConnectionsEdit

The station is served by the DART and Commuter services. Enterprise services pass from Dublin Connolly en route via Drogheda, Dundalk, Newry, Portadown, Lisburn, and Belfast Central. Connecting trains from Dublin Connolly link to Sligo, as well as Rosslare Europort and buses connect Dublin Connolly to Dublin Port for ferries to Holyhead for trains to Chester, Crewe and London Euston.

GalleryEdit

 
An 8100 Class DART unit arriving at Portmarnock
 
Looking northwards along the rail track and to the right beside the bridge was the location of the old station building which was completely demolished.

External linksEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Portmarnock station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-03.