|Location||Thomas Street, Clonmel, County Tipperary, E91 N9C4|
|Owned by||Iarnród Éireann|
|Operated by||Iarnród Éireann|
|1880||line to Thurles opened|
|1963||Thurles passenger trains withdrawn|
|1967||line to Thurles closed|
|1988||reduced to halt|
Clonmel railway station serves the town of Clonmel in County Tipperary, Ireland.
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.
Limerick Junction provides connections to Limerick, Cork Kent, Tralee, Galway and Dublin Heuston. Waterford provides connections to Kilkenny and also Dublin Heuston.
|⇒Eastbound||towards Waterford ⇒|
|⇐Westbound||towards Limerick Junction ⇐|
The station has a café (reopened in 2013), waiting room and toilets.Bus Éireann routes 55, 245 & 355 serve the station.
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||Iarnród Éireann||Following station|
|Cahir|| InterCity |
|Cahir|| Great Southern and Western Railway |
|terminus|| Great Southern and Western Railway |
|Year||Daily Passengers Exit and Entry||Change|
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