Skerries railway station

Skerries railway station serves Skerries in County Dublin, Ireland.

Skerries

Na Sceirí
Iarnród Éireann
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View north from Platform 1 depicting the brake house on Platform 2.
LocationStation Road, Skerries, County Dublin, K34 CF63
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates53°34′26″N 6°07′08″W / 53.574°N 6.119°W / 53.574; -6.119Coordinates: 53°34′26″N 6°07′08″W / 53.574°N 6.119°W / 53.574; -6.119
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeSKRES
Fare zoneSuburban 4
History
Opened1844
Services
Preceding station   Iarnrod Eireann simple logo 2013.png Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Rush & Lusk   Commuter
Northern Commuter
  Balbriggan
  Future  
Rush and Lusk   DART
Line 2
  Balbriggan

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 25 May 1844.

DescriptionEdit

The station has two platforms for the lines that run through the station. There is a footbridge connecting the platforms. An underpass was open, but was closed permanently on Wednesday 31 August 2016. Platform 1 runs mostly south, while platform 2 runs mostly north. The middle of the footbridge is 1 mile from the Martello tower on Red Island and 8 km from Rockabill lighthouse

ServicesEdit

The commuter train is the only train that stops at the station. The fleet class is the IE 29000 DMU. The only other trains that pass the station are the Dublin to Belfast Enterprise train, the Tara Mine zinc ore freight train led by IE 071 class trains, and an out of service transfer intercity train, which use IE 22000 DMU class trains.

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