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Castleconnell railway station

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Opened  8 August 1858
Castleconnell railway station
Location  Castleconnell, County Limerick Ireland
Line(s)  Limerick–Ballybrophy railway line
Address  Coolbane, Co. Limerick, Ireland
Similar  Birdhill railway station, Ballybrophy railway station, Cloughjordan railway station, Roscrea railway station, Nenagh railway station

Castleconnell railway station, opened on 8 August 1858. on the Great Southern and Western Railway line, serves the town of Castleconnell in County Limerick, Ireland.

Contents

It is on the Limerick–Ballybrophy railway line and is also served by a skeleton service on the Limerick to Nenagh Commuter Service. It is unstaffed and has a small car park

Train service

Trains towards Ballybrophy (via Birdhill, Nenagh, Cloughjordan and Roscrea) run at 06.52 and 17.15 (Sunday 17.40)

Trains to Limerick 08.22 11.44 20.37 (Sunday 17.45 and 21.17)

Closure proposed

A January 2012 national newspaper article suggested that Irish Rail was expected to seek permission from the National Transport Authority to close the line. however in February 2012 an enhanced timetable was launched. In the revised timetable of Feb 2013 services were again reduced.

Location

The station is located at the level crossing east of the centre of Castleconnell. It is quite near Castleconnell National School.

References

Castleconnell railway station Wikipedia


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