D4102 : "450" train. Larne Harbour

near to Larne and Ballylumford, Ireland

"450" train. Larne Harbour
"450" train. Larne Harbour
A three-car “450” class set (783,793,453) at Larne Harbour awaiting departure with the 14.00 to Belfast York Road. One year earlier the station looked like this D4102 : Larne Harbour station and ferry terminal (1985).
The Belfast - Larne railway
The line between Belfast York Road and Larne Harbour opened as far to Carrickfergus in 1848 and from Carrickfergus to Larne Harbour in 1862. There were stations at Belfast York Road (1848), Greencastle (1849/1916), Whitehouse (old station 1861/1906 replaced by a new station, further north 1906/1954), Whiteabbey (1848), Bleach Green 1934/1977), Jordanstown (by 1853), Trooperslane (by 1850), Mount (1925/72), Carrickfergus (old station 1848/62), Clipperstown (1925), Carrickfergus (1862), Barn (1925/77), Downshire (originally Downshire Park, 1925), Eden (1925/77), Kilroot (1862/77), Whitehead (first station 1863/64), Whitehead (second station 1864/77), Whitehead (1877), Whitehead Excursion (1907), Ballycarry (1862), Ballylig (now Magheramorne, 1862), Glynn (1864), Larne (1862/1974), Larne Town (new alignment, 1974) and Larne Harbour (1862).
York Road station closed in 1992, replaced by Yorkgate (on a different site) as part of the opening of the new cross-harbour line to Belfast Central.
The line between Belfast Central and Bleach Green Jct is also used by trains serving the Londonderry/Portrush lines.

Sources: Irish Railways Today (1967), the Northern Counties Railway (1973) and Johnson’s Atlas & Gazetteer of the Railways of Ireland (1997).
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year taken
1986
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Saturday, 18 January, 1986   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 29 July, 2012
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Suburb, Urban fringe  Railways  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! D 414 022 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.8766N 5:47.9538W
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Irish: geotagged! D 414 022
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