Salthill and Monkstown railway station

Salthill and Monkstown railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Chnoc an tSalainn agus Baile na Manach) serves the areas of Salthill (on the coast) and Monkstown (just inland) in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, Ireland.

Salthill and Monkstown

Cnoc an tSalainn agus Baile na Manach
Iarnród Éireann
Salthill Railway Station and Hotel (17699678910).jpg
The station in Victorian times.
LocationLongford Terrace, Monkstown, County Dublin, A94 YY26
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates53°17′43″N 6°09′08″W / 53.2953°N 6.1522°W / 53.2953; -6.1522Coordinates: 53°17′43″N 6°09′08″W / 53.2953°N 6.1522°W / 53.2953; -6.1522
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Platform levels2
Other information
Station codeSHILL
Fare zoneSuburban 2
History
Original companyDublin and Kingstown Railway
Pre-groupingDublin and South Eastern Railway
Post-groupingGreat Southern Railways
Key dates
1 May 1837Station opens as Salthill
1863Station renamed Salthill and Monkstown
1960Closed for passengers
1983Station upgraded
1984Reopened for passengers
2009Station refurbished
Services
Preceding station   Iarnrod Eireann simple logo 2013.png Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Seapoint   DART
Trans-Dublin
  Dún Laoghaire
Mallin
  Historical railways  
Blackrock
Line and station open
  Dublin and Kingstown Railway   Kingstown
Line and station open
Monkstown and Seapoint
Line and station open
  Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway   Kingstown
Line and station open

It is situated between Seapoint and Dún Laoghaire DART stations. The station has a car park, ticket office, automated ticket and vending machines. The ticket office is open between 05:45-00:15 AM, Monday to Sunday.

HistoryEdit

The original Salthill station opened in May 1837.[1] It was built by the Dublin and Kingstown Railway. It closed in 1960 and was electrified and reopened in 1984 with the arrival of DART services.[2]

Transport servicesEdit

There is no direct public transport to or from the station. The nearest bus stops are in Monkstown village, located less than 300 m from the station, which are served by the following:

Dublin Bus Routes:

Private Operators

There is also a taxi rank in Monkstown village and a large car park adjacent to the station

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Salthill station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 3 September 2007.
  2. ^ Kullman, Kurt (28 May 2018). The First Irish Railway: Westland Row to Kingtown. THP Ireland. p. 42. ISBN 978-0750987646.

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