Poyntzpass railway station

Poyntzpass railway station (Irish: Pas Phoyntz or Pas an Phointe) serves Poyntzpass in County Armagh, Northern Ireland. The station was opened on 6 January 1862. It was closed by the Ulster Transport Authority in 1965, and reopened in 1984 by Northern Ireland Railways.[1]

Poyntzpass
NI Railways
Poyntzpass railway station in 2007.jpg
LocationPoyntzpass
Northern Ireland
Coordinates54°17′33″N 6°22′19″W / 54.2924°N 6.3720°W / 54.2924; -6.3720Coordinates: 54°17′33″N 6°22′19″W / 54.2924°N 6.3720°W / 54.2924; -6.3720
Owned byNI Railways
Operated byNI Railways
Platforms2
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Key dates
1862Station opened
1965Station closed
1984Station re-opened
Poyntzpass, as seen from the signal cabin

ServiceEdit

There is a limited service from the station, with four trains towards Newry or Bangor on Mondays to Saturdays only, with no services on Sundays.[2]

Poyntzpass railway station is on the Belfast-Dublin railway line and is often passed at speed by the Enterprise service en route to Dublin Connolly.

Preceding station     Northern Ireland Railways   Following station
Scarva   Northern Ireland Railways
Belfast-Newry
  Newry
  Historical railways  
Scarva
Line open and station open
  Dublin and Belfast Junction Railway
Portadown-Drogheda
  Goraghwood
Line open and station closed

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Poyntzpass station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 28 August 2007.
  2. ^ "Timetables - Translink". Translink. Retrieved 14 September 2020.