Richhill railway station

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Richhill
Refurbished Richhill Railway Station, Sandymount Road. - geograph.org.uk - 552244.jpg
Richhill railway station photographed on 10 September 2007
LocationRichhill, County Armagh, County Armagh
Northern Ireland
UK
Coordinates54°23′07″N 6°34′19″W / 54.385221°N 6.572025°W / 54.385221; -6.572025Coordinates: 54°23′07″N 6°34′19″W / 54.385221°N 6.572025°W / 54.385221; -6.572025
History
Original companyUlster Railway
Post-groupingGreat Northern Railway (Ireland)
Key dates
1 March 1848Station opens
1 October 1957Station closes

Richhill railway station was on the Ulster Railway in Northern Ireland.

The Ulster Railway opened the station on 1 March 1848.[1]

It closed on 10 October 1957.

Reopened Route[edit]

There has been discussion about reopening the line between Portadown and Armagh. Therefore, a new station at Richhill would be likely, probably close to Stonebridge or Fruitfield.

There is potential to reopen railway lines in Northern Ireland including the line to Armagh.[2]

Routes[edit]

Preceding station   Disused railways   Following station
Portadown   Ulster Railway
Portadown to Clones 1848-1876
  Armagh
Portadown   Great Northern Railway (Ireland)
Portadown to Clones 1936-1957
  Retreat Halt

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rich-hill" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 29 April 2012.
  2. ^ "New lines proposed in Northern Ireland rail plan". railjournal.com. 3 May 2014.