|Location|| Timoleague, County Cork |
|Original company|| Ballinascarthy and Timoleague Junction Light Railway |
Timoleague and Courtmacsherry Extension Light Railway
|Pre-grouping||Cork, Bandon and South Coast Railway|
|Post-grouping||Great Southern Railways|
|20 December 1890||Station opens|
|24 February 1947||Station closes|
Timoleague railway station was on the Ballinascarthy and Timoleague Railway and on the Timoleague and Courtmacsherry Railway. It was located in Timoleague, County Cork, Ireland.
The station opened on 20 December 1890.
Passenger services were withdrawn on 24 February 1947.
|Preceding station||Disused railways||Following station|
|Skeaf|| Ballinascarthy and Timoleague Junction Light Railway |
|Terminus|| Timoleague and Courtmacsherry Extension Light Railway |
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