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Wexford railway station

Wexford O'Hanrahan railway station is a railway station located in Wexford Town in County Wexford, Ireland.

Wexford O'Hanrahan

Loch Garman Ó hAnnrachain
Iarnród Éireann
Wexford Railway Station 2012-11-12.jpg
22053 at Wexford station in November 2012
LocationRedmond Square, Wexford, County Wexford, Y35 FC62
Republic of Ireland
Coordinates52°20′36″N 6°27′51″W / 52.343333°N 6.464167°W / 52.343333; -6.464167Coordinates: 52°20′36″N 6°27′51″W / 52.343333°N 6.464167°W / 52.343333; -6.464167
Owned byIarnród Éireann
Operated byIarnród Éireann
Platforms1
Bus routes132
370
385
Bus operatorsBus Éireann
Wexford Bus
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeWXFRD
Fare zoneL
History
Original companyDublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway
Pre-groupingDublin and South Eastern Railway
Post-groupingGreat Southern Railways
Key dates
17 August 1874Station opens
1966Renamed Wexford O'Hanrahan Station
Dublin to Rosslare
Year
closed
Dublin Connolly
for Dublin Airport Dublin Airport
Luas Bus interchange
R. Liffey
Tara Street
Dublin Pearse
for Dublin Airport Dublin Airport
Grand Canal Street railway works
1925
Grand Canal Dock
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Lansdowne Road
Lansdowne Road
Dublin Suburban Rail
Ballsbridge Showground
Passengers 1941
Goods 1971
Serpentine Avenue
Sandymount
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Sandymount
Sydney Parade
Sydney Parade
Dublin Suburban Rail
Merrion Gates
Merrion
1934
Booterstown
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Williamstown
1841
Blackrock
Dublin Suburban Rail
Seapoint
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Salthill and Monkstown
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Kingstown Harbour (west pier)
1837
Dún Laoghaire Mallin Bus interchange
Carlilse Pier
1980
Sandycove Cutting
Sandycove
and Glasthule
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Glenageary
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Dalkey (Athmospheric)
1854
Dalkey
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
Killiney Hill Tunnel
Obelisk Hill
1858
Killiney
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
moved
1882
Ballybrack
1863
1882
Shankill
Dublin Area Rapid Transit
MP 11 (to Pearse)
1958
MP 11 (to Harcourt St.)
Woodbrook Halt
1960
Bray
Bray Daly Bus interchange
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

DescriptionEdit

The station is part of the Dublin–Rosslare railway line. It is staffed and fully accessible.

It consists of a single platform and passing loop.

It had sidings, used in recent years by occasional permanent way trains. With the coming of the mini-CTC signalling system in April 2008, a passing loop was installed at the Dublin end of the station.

Onward bus servicesEdit

Thirteen Bus Éireann local bus routes serve the station:[1] 11 routes terminate, and rail replacement route 370 to/from Wellingtonbridge and Campile and route 132 to Dublin via Carnew, Baltinglass and Tallaght call. Routes 370 and 385 (to Rosslare Strand) operate Mondays to Saturdays: the other routes operate on one or two days of the week, provide links to rural hamlets and villages such as Broadway,[2] Crossabeg,[3] Curracloe,[4] Fethard-on-Sea,[5] Kilmuckridge[6] and Tacumshane.[7] The bus stop is at the front of the station.

Wexford Bus provides four local bus routes, all operating Monday to Saturday inclusive. They link to Castlebridge, Kilmore Quay via Bridgetown and Rosslare Strand. There is also a route serving different areas in the town.[8] The stops are on Redmond Square.

HistoryEdit

The station opened on 17 August 1874.[9] It was given the name O'Hanrahan on 10 April 1966 in commemoration of Michael O'Hanrahan, one of the executed leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.buseireann.ie/inner.php?id=247##Wexford
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-05-17. Retrieved 2012-06-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ http://www.buseireann.ie/pdf/1202387060-380.pdf
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-12. Retrieved 2012-02-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-10-25. Retrieved 2007-05-28.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-04-12. Retrieved 2012-02-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-05-17. Retrieved 2012-06-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^ http://wexfordbus.com/
  9. ^ "Wexford station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-09-07.

External linksEdit

Preceding station     Iarnród Éireann   Following station
Enniscorthy   InterCity
Dublin-Rosslare Line
  Rosslare Strand