Capecastle

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Capecastle Wood The forest track through the centre of Capecastle Wood.

Capecastle or Cape Castle is a small village and townland in County Antrim, Northern Ireland, between Armoy and Ballycastle. It is part of the Causeway Coast and Glens district.

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Transport

Capecastle railway station opened on 1 February 1882, closed for goods traffic in 1927, and finally closed altogether on 3 July 1950. [1] It was on the Ballycastle Railway, a narrow gauge railway which ran for 17 miles connecting Ballycastle to Ballymoney, on the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway (BNCR), later Northern Counties Committee (NCC), main line to Derry. [2]

Capecastle is served by buses running along the A44 Magheramore Road, with stops at the junction with Islandarragh Road.

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Ballycastle railway station

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Capecastle railway station

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References

  1. "Capecastle station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2007-10-27.
  2. Baker, Michael HC (1999). Irish Narrow Gauge Railways. A View from the Past. Ian Allan Publishing. ISBN   0-7110-2680-7.

See also

Coordinates: 55°09′57″N6°17′44″W / 55.16583°N 6.29556°W / 55.16583; -6.29556