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11 September 2015

1904 – Railway Station & Signal Box, Victoria Bridge, Co. Tyrone

Architect: William H. Mills Unlike many stations on the Great Northern Railway, Victoria Bridge station was of wood and not the polychromic brick used by Mills. That is not to say that there...

11 September 2015

1863 – Railway Station, Omagh, Co. Tyrone

Architect: William G. Murray / William H. Mills Constructed by the Irish North Western Railway in 1862-63, and later extended by the Great Northern Railway which took over the INWR in 1883. The...

27 May 2015

1849 – Railway Station, Goold’s Cross, Co. Tipperary

Opened in 1849 on the Great Southern & Western Railway’s main Dublin to Cork line, later a junction to the Cashel Branch line. The building has a three-bay single-storey station block anda three-bay...

12 March 2015

1904 – Railway Station, Ballymena, Co. Antrim

Architect: Berkeley Deane Wise Unusual station layout with main building lower than the line and platforms. Demolished in 1979 and replaced. Photograph of station prior to demolition copyright TheTurfBurner

04 March 2015

1902 – Railway Station, Antrim, Co. Antrim

Architect: Berkeley Deane Wise Designed by Berkeley Deane Wise for the Belfast and Northern Counties Railway, and constructed 1901-02. The main station building resembled a double-fronted mock-tudor house, but masked extensive platforms and...

19 February 2015

1872 – Railway Station, Lismore, Co. Waterford

Lismore was first served by rail when the independent Fermoy & Lismore Railway connected the town with that of the already existing Great Southern & Western line from Mallow to Fermoy in September...

29 January 2015

1892 – Railway Station, Newport, Co. Mayo

The first station on the Westport to Achill Sound extension was Newport which opened in February 1894, on completion of a nearby tunnel at the end of Newport Station. It was closed in...

19 January 2015

1865 – Railway Station, Helen’s Bay, Co. Down

Architect: Benjamin Ferrey Opened in 1865 and built at the expense of the Marquis of Dufferin and Ave, whose estate it was situated in. Constructed for the Belfast & Co. Down Railway Company,...

19 January 2015

1891 – Railway Station, Warrenpoint, Co. Down

Architect: William H. Mills Warrenpoint was heavily promoted by the Great Northern Railway as an excursion destination. They were quite successful in doing this and the town benefited from daytrippers and holidaymakers. The...

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