Athlone

Location type

Station


Names and dates

Athlone (1859-1925)
Athlone (1985-)

Opened on the Athlone Branch (Great Southern and Western Railway).


Description

This is the former Great Southern and Western Railway station which re-opened in 1985. The station is more convenient for the town than Athlone [MGWR] which closed in 1985.

03/11/2020

Tags

Station




Dates

  /  /1859Athlone Branch (Great Southern and Western Railway)
Opened from alongside Tullamore [1st] to Athlone.
  /  /1860Athlone Branch (Great Southern and Western Railway)
Connection to Midland Great Western Railway between Athlone [MGWR] and Athlone installed.
  /  /1879Great Northern and Western Railway
Athlone to Roscommon doubled.
  /  /1925Athlon Branch (Great Southern and Western Railway)
Athlone (Great Southern and Western Railway) closed.
14/01/1985Midland Great Western Railway
Athlone [MGWR] closed with the re-opening of Athlone (Great Southern and Western Railway).