Clonmel railway station

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Clonmel

Cluain Meala
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General information
LocationThomas Street, Clonmel, County Tipperary, E91 N9C4
Ireland
Coordinates 52°21′40″N7°41′59″W / 52.36111°N 7.69972°W / 52.36111; -7.69972 Coordinates: 52°21′40″N7°41′59″W / 52.36111°N 7.69972°W / 52.36111; -7.69972
Owned by Iarnród Éireann
Operated by Iarnród Éireann
Platforms2
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
Other information
Station codeCLMEL
Fare zoneG
History
Opened1852
Key dates
1880line to Thurles opened
1963Thurles passenger trains withdrawn
1967line to Thurles closed
1988reduced to halt
Limerick–Rosslare
Year
closed
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Limerick Colbert
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to Foynes
2009
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Killonan
1963
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Boher
1963
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Dromkeen
1976
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Pallas
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Oola
1963
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Limerick Junction
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Tipperary
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Bansha
1963
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Cahir
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Clonmel
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1967
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Kilsheelan
1963
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Carrick-on-Suir
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Fiddown and Portlaw
1855
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Grange
1963
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1967
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Waterford West goods yard
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Waterford Plunkett
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1995
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Campile
2010
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Ballycullane
2010
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Wellingtonbridge
2010
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Duncormick
1976
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Bridgetown
2010
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Killinick
1976
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Felthouse Junction
curve closed 1918
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Rosslare Line
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Rosslare Strand
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Kilrane
1963
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Rosslare Europort

Clonmel railway station serves the town of Clonmel in County Tipperary, Ireland.

Contents

It is on the railway line that links Waterford and Limerick Junction. It has a weekday passenger service of two trains to Limerick Junction and two to Waterford. There is no Sunday service. [1]

Limerick Junction provides connections to Limerick, Cork Kent, Tralee, Galway and Dublin Heuston. Waterford provides connections to Kilkenny and also Dublin Heuston.

Eastboundtowards Waterford
Westboundtowards Limerick Junction

The station has a café (reopened in 2013), waiting room and toilets. [2] [3] Bus Éireann routes 55, 245 & 355 serve the station.

History

The Waterford and Limerick Railway opened the station on 1 May 1852. The company was renamed the Waterford, Limerick and Western in 1896 and merged with the Great Southern and Western Railway in 1901.[ citation needed ]

In 1880 the Southern Railway of Ireland opened between Clonmel and Thurles on the Dublin–Cork railway line, making Clonmel a junction. CIÉ withdrew passenger services from the Thurles – Clonmel line in 1963 and closed the line to freight in 1967.[ citation needed ]

Preceding station  Iarnrod Eireann simple logo 2013.png Iarnród Éireann  Following station
Cahir   InterCity
Limerick–Waterford
  Carrick-on-Suir
Disused railways
Cahir   Great Southern and Western Railway
Limerick–Rosslare line
  Kilsheelan
Disused railways
terminus  Great Southern and Western Railway
Thurles–Clonmel line
  Fethard

Statistics

YearDaily Passengers Exit and EntryChange
201275NA
201354Decrease2.svg 21
201449Decrease2.svg 5
201540Decrease2.svg 9
201645Increase2.svg 5
201757Increase2.svg 12 [4]

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References

  1. "Timetable: Dublin/Waterford – Clonmel – Limerick Jctn – Galway/Cork/Dublin – Monday – Saturday (excluding public holidays)" (PDF). Iarnród Éireann. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 January 2013.
  2. "Relief as toilet facilities finally on the way at bus station". The Nationalist . Archived from the original on 14 September 2012.
  3. "No toilet or waiting room at shameful Clonmel rail station". The Nationalist . 8 November 2012.
  4. "National Heavy Rail Census Report 2017" (PDF). National Transport Authority. June 2018.