N0341 : Ex Midland Great Western Railway Station, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, Ireland

near to Baile Atha Luain, Athlone, Bellaugh and Doyles Bridge, Westmeath, Ireland

Ex Midland Great Western Railway Station, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
Ex Midland Great Western Railway Station, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, Ireland
This station is a good example of early Irish railway architecture. It was designed by J.S. Mulvany who also designed the Broadstone Station in Dublin. The first public train stopped here on August 1st, 1851, and the last on January 13th 1985 when Athlone Railway Station was transferred to the newly renovated 'Southern Station' on the Leinster side of Athlone.
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year taken
2005
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Geograph (Third Visitor for N0341)
Date Taken
Saturday, 5 March, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 23 February, 2007
Category
Railway station (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! N 034 419 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.6454N 7:56.9754W
Photographer Location
Irish: geotagged! N 034 419
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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