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Tipperary Station is a railway station that serves the town of Tipperary, County Tipperary in Ireland. It is approximately 500 metres from centre of town.

Tipperary

Tiobraid Árann
Iarnród Éireann
LocationTipperary Enterprise Centre, Railway Road, Tipperary, E34 EK46
Republic of Ireland
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms1
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeTIPRY
Fare zoneC
Key dates
9 May 1848Station opened
Limerick–Rosslare
Year
closed
Limerick Colbert
2009
Killonan
1963
Boher
1963
Dromkeen
1976
Pallas
Oola
1963
Limerick Junction
Tipperary
Bansha
1963
Cahir
Clonmel
1967
Kilsheelan
1963
Carrick-on-Suir
Fiddown and Portlaw
1855
Grange
1963
Mallow–Waterford line
1967
Waterford West goods yard
Waterford Plunkett
1995
Campile
2010
Ballycullane
2010
Wellingtonbridge
2010
Duncormick
1976
Bridgetown
2010
Killinick
1976
to Felthouse Junct. on Dublin–Rosslare Line
1918
Rosslare Strand
Kilrane
1963
Rosslare Europort

It has a weekday passenger service of two trains to Limerick Junction and two to Waterford. There is no Sunday service.[1] Until 19 January 2013 (inclusive) there were three trains each way. However the late-morning Waterford to Limerick Junction and early-afternoon Limerick Junction to Waterford trains are now discontinued.[2]

Change at Limerick Junction for connections to Limerick, Cork, Tralee, Galway & Dublin.

The station is staffed, but the ticket office and platform are not wheelchair-accessible.[3]

In the 2017 NTA Heavy Rail Census, it showed the lowest usage figures of any station in the country, with a total of ten passengers, down from 24 in the 2016 census. [4]. This figure is for a given day, not an annual figure, and does not represent any weekend-specific commuting traffic or other seasonal variations.

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HistoryEdit

The station opened on 9 May 1848.[5]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/media/12-WaterfordLimerick1.pdf
  2. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/cat_news.jsp?i=4758&p=116&n=237
  3. ^ http://www.irishrail.ie/index.jsp?p=120&n=151 Irish Rail Accessiblity Guide
  4. ^ https://www.nationaltransport.ie/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/National_Heavy_Rail_2018_V8_Web.pdf
  5. ^ "Tipperary station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-07.

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