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Dunloy railway station

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Place  Dunloy
1 July 1856  Station opens
Area  County Antrim
17 October 1976  Station closes
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Pre-grouping  Belfast and Northern Counties Railway
Post-grouping  Northern Ireland Railways
Original company  Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Portrush Junction Railway

Dunloy railway station served the village of Dunloy in County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

History

The station was opened by the Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Portrush Junction Railway on 1 July 1856. It was taken over by the Northern Counties Committee in January 1861.

The signal box at Dunloy was destroyed in 1921 and again in 1957 during periods of civil disturbance.

The station closed to passengers on 17 October 1976

There have been calls to reopen the station at Dunloy.

References

Dunloy railway station Wikipedia


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