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09 April 2010

1850 – Broadstone Railway Station, Constitution Hill, Dublin

Architect: John Skipton Mulvany Broadstone harbour’s location was chosen for its proximity to the markets and the law courts. Bolton Street was the preferred site, but high land prices and objections from local...

02 February 2010

1854 – Railway Station, Dundrum, Co. Dublin

Architect: William Dargan The original Dundrum station built by William Dargan in 1854 behind the modern Luas halt. This was the station closest to Dargan’s home at Mount Annville and he was a...

02 February 2010

1846 – Heuston Station, Dublin

Architect: Sancton Wood / Sir John MacNeill Formerly Kingsbridge Station and another of Dublin’s four railway termini, Heuston Station was commissioned in 1846 from Sancton Wood, an English architect. Easily the most impressive...

29 January 2010

1882 – Hackesche Markt, Berlin

Architect: Johannes Vollmer A beautifully restored railway station on the S-Bahn line, Hackesche Markt has an ornate brick and ceramic exterior. The interior has decorative polychromatic brickwork and a single span curving roof.

29 January 2010

1878 – Bahnhof Alexanderplatz, Berlin

Architect: Johann Eduard Jacobsthal Horribly clad on the exterior, this station on the S-Bahn still has its original 19th century heart. Originally designed by Johann Eduard Jacobsthal, it was reconstructed by Hans Joachim...

29 January 2010

1878 – Bahnhof Friedrichstrasse, Berlin

Architect: Johannes Vollmer The original station which opened in 1878 was designed by Johannes Vollmer. However due to the need for expansion over the years, very little of his work is now visible....

28 January 2010

1855 – Railway Station, Howth, Co. Dublin

A fine little station built at the end of the branch line from Howth Junction on the main Dublin – Belfast route. The station is elevated above road level and accessed by a...

28 January 2010

1846 – Railway Station, Sutton, Co. Dublin

A small railway station on the branch line from the main Belfast-Dublin line to Howth. A very simple platform with a cantilevered canopy featuring decorative roundels with the intertwined initials of the Great...

28 January 2010

1852 – Railway Station, Skerries, Co. Dublin

Railway stations on this line to Belfast (Dublin Connolly, Malahide, Drogheda, Dundalk) are of a high quality with good quality ironwork and brick buildings. Skerries is no different, although it has been much...