Greystones railway station
DART 8500 Class at Greystones
Republic of Ireland
|Coordinates||53°08′37″N 6°03′38″W / 53.1435°N 6.0606°WCoordinates: 53°08′37″N 6°03′38″W / 53.1435°N 6.0606°W|
|Owned by||Iarnród Éireann|
|Operated by||Iarnród Éireann|
|Station code||GSTNS, 141|
|Fare zone||Suburban 6|
|30 October 1855||Station opens|
|30 March 1964||Goods services cease|
|10 April 2000||DART services commence|
Dublin to Rosslare Line
Greystones railway station (Irish: Stáisiún na gCloch Liath) is a railway station in Greystones, County Wicklow, Ireland. It is the southern terminus of the DART electrified rail network. The station has two platforms. There are also sidings to the east of the station.
The station was opened on 30 October 1855 by the Dublin, Wicklow and Wexford Railway as Greystones & Delgany. It was later renamed Greystones.
Construction of the electrification and extension of the DART services to Greystones began in 1995 and was completed in 1999. The DART service to Greystones commenced on 10 April 2000.
Entrance to the station building is only possible from the Main Street. The station houses one retail unit, currently occupied by an estate agent, a ticket office and two electronic ticket machines. Toilets are also available on Platform 1. The ticket office is open between 07:00 -10:00 AM, Monday to Friday.
The station has two platforms; platform 1 on the west side of the station (where the station building is located) and platform 2 over the footbridge on the east side of the station. Platform 2 is used only a few times a day, when DART and InterCity services are in the station at the same time.
The typical service from the station (Monday to Friday off-peak) is:
- 2 trains per hour to Howth or Malahide via Bray Daly and Dublin Connolly
- 5 trains per day to Rosslare Europort via Arklow
- 1 train per day to Wexford O'Hanrahan via Arklow
- 6 trains per day to Dublin Connolly via Bray Daly (services from south of Greystones)
2 trains per hour also terminate at the station.
|Preceding station||Iarnród Éireann||Following station|
|Bray Daly|| InterCity
South Eastern Commuter
|Bray Daly|| DART
|Bray Daly|| DART
|Bray Cove Halt|| Dublin and South Eastern Railway
|Kilcoole & Newtownmountkennedy|
There are two bus stops directly outside the station, one for northbound routes and the other for southbound. Two operators serve the station; Aircoach operate a route to Dublin Airport from Charlesland, while Dublin Bus route's 84 and 84x to Newcastle and Blackrock and route 184 to Bray, Delgany, Kilpedder and Newtownmountkennedy also serve the station.
- "Greystones and Delgany station" (PDF). Railscot - Irish Railways. Retrieved 2008-04-23.