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43 Botanic Ave, Belfast BT7 1JR, UK
Belfast Great Victoria S, Belfast Central railway st, City Hospital railway st, Botanic Gardens, Yorkgate railway station
Botanic railway station serves the Botanic area in south Belfast, Northern Ireland and students for Queen's University Belfast it is also near Shaftesbury Square which is along Botanic Avenue. It is named after the nearby Belfast Botanic Gardens. It is one of the four stations located in the city centre, the others being City Hospital, Great Victoria Street, and Central.
The station opened on 4 November 1976 and is very close to City Hospital Station
Passengers can alight here for the Ulster Museum, which is situated on the edge of Botanic Gardens.
Botanic railway station Wikipedia
On Mondays to Saturdays, there is a half-hourly service towards Belfast Central and Bangor, or Great Victoria Street and Portadown on Bangor/Portadown Line services, with extra trains at peak times.
There is also a half-hourly Larne Line service to Great Victoria Street in one direction, or Whitehead and Larne Harbour in the other, with extra services to Carrickfergus at peak times.
Londonderry Line services call hourly at Botanic, operating to Great Victoria Street in one direction, and Londonderry Waterside or Coleraine in the other.
On Sundays, the Bangor, Portadown and Larne Line services all reduce to hourly operation. Derry Line services reduce to two-hourly operation.
The timetable allows 3 minutes for the trains to travel between Belfast Central and Botanic.
At one point, the cross border Enterprise service to Dublin Connolly served Botanic, but no longer stops at the station.
The Botannic Gardens are a short walk away from the station.List of parks and gardens in Belfast