The Belfast and County Down Railway :: Shared Description

The Belfast and County Down Railway ran from Queen’s Quay station in Belfast to Castlewellan via Comber, Downpatrick and Newcastle. There were also lines from Comber to Donaghadee via Newtownards, Belfast to Bangor and branches from Ballynahinch Jct to Ballynahinch and Downpatrick to Ardglass. The lines opened between 1848 and 1892. All closed by 1950 except for Castlewellan – Newcastle which survived until 1955 as part of the GNR(I) route from Belfast via Banbridge and the Bangor line which remains open but from Belfast Central.
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J5980 : Old railway, Donaghadee harbour by Albert Bridge
J4569 : The Comber bypass (2013-2) by Albert Bridge
J4550 : Former railway bridge, Kilmore/Crossgar by Albert Bridge
J3873 : Old railway, Belfast (3) by Albert Bridge
J4471 : Old railway bridge near Comber (2) by Albert Bridge
J4173 : The Comber Greenway, Dundonald (5) by Albert Bridge
J5878 : Old railway bridge, Killaughey Road, Donaghadee (February 2016) by Albert Bridge
J3731 : Former railway station, Newcastle by Albert Bridge
J4569 : The Comber bypass (2) by Albert Bridge
J5081 : Former engine shed, Bangor (1) by Albert Bridge
J4363 : Former railway station, Ballygowan (3) by Albert Bridge
J3574 : The Ballymacarrett Walkway, Belfast (February 2015) by Albert Bridge
J5081 : Trains, Bangor Railway Station by Rossographer
J3973 : The Comber Greenway (4) by Albert Bridge
J5878 : Course of old railway, Donaghadee - February 2016(1) by Albert Bridge
J3773 : The Comber Greenway, Belfast (7) by Albert Bridge
J4273 : Dundonald railway station (site of) (1) by Albert Bridge
J4569 : Flyover, Comber bypass - March 2014(3) by Albert Bridge
J5081 : Former engine shed, Bangor (2) by Albert Bridge
J4054 : Old railway bridge near Saintfield (2) by Albert Bridge
J4037 : Old railway at Dundrum by Albert Bridge
J3673 : Site of Bloomfield station, Belfast by Albert Bridge
J4669 : The Comber bypass (1) by Albert Bridge
J3673 : Bicycle counter, Belfast (2) by Albert Bridge
J4681 : Crawfordsburn railway viaduct (August 2019) by Albert Bridge

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Created: Wed, 9 Jun 2010, Updated: Wed, 9 Jun 2010

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