D4102 : "Sealink" train, Larne Harbour

taken 35 years ago, near to Larne and Ballylumford, Northern Ireland

"Sealink" train, Larne Harbour
"Sealink" train, Larne Harbour
The DE set, in “Sealink” livery, at Larne Harbour with the 13.13 to Belfast York Road. The station buildings (right) were demolished later that year as part of the rebuilding of the ferry terminal 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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Date Taken
Monday, 19 March, 1984   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Railways  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! D 413 022 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.8933N 5:47.9809W
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Irish: geotagged! D 413 022
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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