Rathdrum railway station

Rathdrum railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Ráth Droma) is a railway station in Rathdrum, County Wicklow, Ireland.

Rathdrum

Ráth Droma
Iarnród Éireann
Rathdrum station DQ.jpg
Rathdrum Station looking South
LocationCorballis Lower, Rathdrum, County Wicklow, A67 R820
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates52°55′49″N 6°13′34″W / 52.9303°N 6.2262°W / 52.9303; -6.2262Coordinates: 52°55′49″N 6°13′34″W / 52.9303°N 6.2262°W / 52.9303; -6.2262
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeRDRUM
Fare zoneF
History
Original companyDublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway
Pre-groupingDublin and South Eastern Railway
Post-groupingGreat Southern Railways
Key dates
18 July 1863Station opens

HistoryEdit

It opened on 18 July 1863, replacing the terminus at Rathdrum (Kilcommon) (opened 20 August 1861)[1] when the line was extended.

DescriptionEdit

It is a two-platform station with a passing loop, and water tower at the south end of one platform. There is a tunnel to the south and a viaduct to the north of the station.

The station is unstaffed, and has commuter and InterCity trains to Dublin Connolly and Rosslare Europort.

There used to be a third platform and a goods area, which is now a small industrial area.

Services/routesEdit

The service from the station is:

Monday to Friday

Saturdays

Sundays


Preceding station     Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Wicklow   InterCity
Dublin-Rosslare railway line
  Arklow
  Commuter
South Eastern Commuter
 
Disused railways
Glenealy
Line open, station closed
  Dublin and South Eastern Railway
Dublin-Rosslare
  Avoca
Line open, station closed

TransportEdit

The Wicklow Way bus service operates two routes linking Rathdrum railway station and Rathdrum with Glendalough and Tinahely respectively.[2] The bus timetable is integrated with the train timetable.

Bus Eireann route 133, from Wicklow to Dublin Airport, stops outside Suttons in Rathdrum, which is located 650 m from the station.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rathdrum station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-08.
  2. ^ http://www.wicklowwaybus.com/

External linksEdit

Dublin to Rosslare
Year
closed
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dublin Connolly
for   Dublin Airport
   
 
 
 
R. Liffey
 
Tara Street
 
Dublin Pearse
for   Dublin Airport
 
 
Grand Canal Street railway works
1925
 
Grand Canal Dock
 
Lansdowne Road
 
Lansdowne Road
 
 
Ballsbridge Showground
Passengers 1941
Goods 1971
 
Serpentine Avenue
 
Sandymount
 
Sandymount
 
Sydney Parade
 
Sydney Parade
 
Merrion Gates
 
Merrion
1934
 
Booterstown
 
Williamstown
1841
 
Blackrock
 
Seapoint
 
Salthill and Monkstown
 
Kingstown Harbour (west pier)
1837
 
Dún Laoghaire Mallin  
 
 
Carlilse Pier
1980
 
Sandycove Cutting
 
Sandycove
and Glasthule
 
Glenageary
 
Dalkey (Athmospheric)
1854
 
Dalkey
 
Killiney Hill Tunnel
 
Obelisk Hill
1858
 
Killiney
moved
1882
 
Ballybrack
1863
1882
 
Shankill
 
MP 11 (to Pearse)
 
 
1958
 
MP 11 (to Harcourt St.)
 
Woodbrook Halt
1960
 
 
Bray
 
Bray Daly  
 
Bray Cove Halt
1929
 
Bray Head Tunnel No.1
 
Bray Head Tunnel No.2
 
Bray Head Tunnel No.3
 
Bray Head Tunnel No.4
 
Greystones
 
Kilcoole (limited service)
 
Newcastle
1964
 
 
Wicklow Murrough
1976
 
R. Vartry
 
Wicklow
 
Rathnew
1964
 
 
Glenealy
1964
 
Rathdrum
 
 
 
 
Avoca
1964
 
Woodenbridge Junction
1964
 
 
1945
 
Glenart platform
1925
 
(private halt for Earl Carysfort)
 
 
Arklow
 
 
 
Inch
1963
 
Gorey
 
 
Camolin
1963
 
Ferns
1977
 
Enniscorthy
 
R. Slaney
 
Enniscorthy Tunnel
 
Edermine Ferry
1963
 
 
Waterford line
1963
 
Macmine Junction
1963
 
Killurin
1963
 
Killurin Tunnel
 
Ferrycarrig Tunnel
 
Wexford (Cancur)
1872
 
Wexford O'Hanrahan
 
Wexford South
1977
 
Felthouse Junction
1910
 
 
Limerick-Rosslare Line
2010
 
Rosslare Strand
 
Kilrane
1963
 
 
Rosslare Europort
South Eastern
Commuter
 
 
 
Dublin Connolly  
 
 
 
Luas Red Line
to Dublin Heuston and Tallaght
 
 
Tara Street
 
Dublin Pearse
 
Grand Canal Dock
 
Lansdowne Road
 
Sandymount
 
Sydney Parade
 
Booterstown
 
Blackrock
 
Seapoint
 
Salthill and Monkstown
 
Dun Laoghaire Mallin  
 
Sandycove and Glasthule
 
Glenageary
 
Dalkey
 
Killiney
 
Shankill
 
Woodbrook
  (planned)
 
Bray Daly
 
Greystones
 
Kilcoole (limited service)
 
Wicklow
 
Rathdrum
 
Avoca
(planned)
 
Arklow
 
Gorey