Sandycove and Glasthule railway station

Sandycove and Glasthule railway station (Irish: Stáisiún Chuas an Ghainimh agus Glas Tuathail) serves the suburban areas of Sandycove (on the coast) and Glasthule (just inland) in Dún Laoghaire–Rathdown, Ireland.

Sandycove and Glasthule

Cuas an Ghainimh agus Glas Tuathail
Iarnród Éireann
View of platforms.
Sandycove and Glasthule station looking South
LocationSummerhill Road, Dún Laoghaire, County Dublin, A96 W3V2
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates53°17′15″N 6°7′39″W / 53.28750°N 6.12750°W / 53.28750; -6.12750Coordinates: 53°17′15″N 6°7′39″W / 53.28750°N 6.12750°W / 53.28750; -6.12750
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms2
Bus routes7d, 7n, 59, 111, 703
Bus operatorsDublin Bus
Go-Ahead Ireland
Aircoach
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeSCOVE
Fare zoneSuburban 2
Key dates
11 October 1855Station opens
1983Station upgraded
2008Station refurbished
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

The building is on a bridge as the rail line is in a cutting. Because of the station's altitude at sea level and the consequent moisture content of the earth, the track at, and surrounding, this station is laid on concrete rather than wooden sleepers.

The ticket office is open between 05:45-00:15 AM, Monday to Sunday.

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 11 October 1855 as Kingston & Sandycove, renamed Sandycove in 1861 and Sandycove & Glasthule in 1967.[1] The station was electrified in 1983 with the arrival of DART services.

Transport servicesEdit

There are bus stops right outside the station on Sandycove Road served by the following:

Dublin Bus Routes:

Go-Ahead Ireland routes:

Private operator routes:

A large pay and display car park is located adjacent to the station.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sandycove station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 3 September 2007.

External linksEdit

Preceding station     Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Dún Laoghaire
Mallin
  DART
Trans-Dublin
  Glenageary