Londonderry [Waterside] [3rd]

Location type

Station


Name and dates

Londonderry [Waterside] [3rd] (1980-2019)

Opened on the Londonderry and Coleraine Railway.

Note: text in square brackets is added for clarity and was not part of the location's name.


Description

This station closed in 2019 and has been demolished. It opened in 1980 to replace Londonderry [Waterside] [2nd], which had suffered bomb damage in the 1970s.

This station was to the south of the 2nd station, closer to the Craigavon Bridge, its approach line passing the 2nd station on its west side. With the opening of the 3rd station in 1980 the 2nd station became a goods yard and CIE container traffic was handled.

The goods yard at the 2nd station site closed. The terminus has been relocated to the impressive building at the 2nd station^s site with a new island platform and tracks laid, Londonderry.

11/11/2020

Tags

Terminus station



Books


A Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain: The North of Scotland v. 15 (Regional railway history series)

Fife's Lost Railways

Railways of Fife

The Railways of Fife