J3731 : Former railway station, Newcastle

taken 13 years ago, near to Newcastle and Maghera, Northern Ireland

Former railway station, Newcastle
Former railway station, Newcastle
See J3731 : Clock, Newcastle. The former railway station (altered but not excessively) is now a supermarket. The present bus station is on the left.
The Belfast and County Down Railway



The Belfast and County Down Railway ran from Queen’s Quay station in Belfast to Castlewellan via Comber, Downpatrick and Newcastle. There were also lines from Comber to Donaghadee via Newtownards, Belfast to Bangor and branches from Ballynahinch Jct to Ballynahinch and Downpatrick to Ardglass. The lines opened between 1848 and 1892. All closed by 1950 except for Castlewellan – Newcastle which survived until 1955 as part of the GNR(I) route from Belfast via Banbridge and the Bangor line which remains open but from Belfast Central.

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Date Taken
Friday, 10 October, 2008   (more nearby)
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Friday, 10 October, 2008
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Railway station (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 378 316 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:12.9255N 5:53.2465W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 379 315
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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