Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway

Introduction

This closed line ran from Cork to Blackrock and Passage. It was extended to Crosshaven.




Dates

  /  /1846Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Incorporated.
  /  /1850Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Opened from Cork Victoria Road, near the City Park, to Blackrock and Passage [1st] opened.
  /  /1852Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Creates a company to run steamers from Passage [1st] to Monkstown and Queenstown.
05/02/1873Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Cork Victoria Road replaced by Cork Albert Street as part of the Cork Improvement Act of 1868, the line to the terminus being diverted for Cork Corporation^s planned works.
  /  /1881Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Gains powers to operate steamers directly.
  /  /1890Citizens River Steamers co Ltd
Fails, particularly because of competition with the Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway.
  /  /1896Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Act for extension from Passage [1st] to Crosshaven.
29/10/1900Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Converted to 3ft narrow gauge.
  /  /1902Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Cork Albert Street to Blackrock doubled.
  /  /1902Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Extended through Passage [2nd] to Monkstown.
  /  /1903Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Extended from Monkstown to Carrigaline.
  /  /1904Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Extended from Carrigaline to Crosshaven.
  /  /1925Athenry and Tuam Extension to Claremorris Railway Ballinascarthy and Timoleague Junction Light Railway Ballinrobe and Claremorris Light Railway Baltimore Extension Railway Bantry Extension Railway Cavan and Leitrim Railway City of Dublin Junction Railways Clonakilty Extension Railway Cork and Macroom Direct Railway Cork and Muskerry Light Railway Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway Cork City Railways Donoughmore Extension Railway Dublin and Kingstown Railway Dublin and South Eastern Railway Great Southern Railway Loughrea and Attymon Light Railway New Ross and Waterford Extension Railway Schull and Skibbereen Light Railway South Clare Railways Southern Railway [Ireland] Timoleague and Courtmacsherry Light Railway Timoleague and Courtmacsherry Extension Light Railway Tralee and Dingle Light Railway Tralee and Fenit Railway Waterford and Tramore Railway West Carbery Tramways and Light Railways West Clare Railway
Merged to become Great Southern Railways.
  /  /1927Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Great Southern Railways makes alterations. Cork Albert Street to Blackrock singled. Steamers service withdrawn.
  /  /1932Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway
Closed.

Portions of line and locations

This line is divided into a number of portions.

Cork to Blackrock and Passage



Passage to Crosshaven



Cork Albert Street realignment

Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway station at Albert Street, Cork. At right angles to nearby Albert Quay station (and not to be confused with it!) ...
Mark Poustie 05/05/2019