M4502 : Gort railway station, County Galway

taken 5 years ago, near to Gort, Co Galway, Ireland

Gort railway station, County Galway
Gort railway station, County Galway
Opened in 1869 by the Athenry & Ennis Junction Railway, later part of the Great Southern and Western Railway, on the line from Athenry to Limerick. This station closed to passengers in 1976 and completely in 1982. It was rebuilt 150m to the north east and reopened in 2010 as part of the Western Corridor rail project.
View south west towards Tubber and Limerick. The original station buildings have been retained beyond the footbridge but do not appear to be part of the reopened station.
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M4502, 14 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Friday, 13 December, 2019   (more nearby)
Friday, 20 December, 2019
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Railway Station 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! M 454 021 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.0226N 8:48.8515W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! M 455 021
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Other Tags
Great Southern & Western Railway  CIE (Coras Iompair Eireann)  Iarnrod Eireann  Train Station 

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