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Centenary of the opening of the Belfast and Ballymena Railway.

Centenary of the opening of the Belfast and Ballymena Railway.

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Published by Railway Executive, Northern Counties Committee in [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Belfast and Ballymena Railway.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNorthern Counties Committee. Railway Executive.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72p. :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17196522M

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    Ballymena, County Antrim. From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for «Previous Page | Contents | Next Page». General | Alphabetical List | Principal Traders | Street Directory | District Residents | Kells and Connor | Ahoghill | Broughshane. KELLS AND CONNOR. Kells is a village about four miles from Ballymena, and is a station on the Ballymena and Larne Railway. Rome2rio makes travelling from Ballymena to Dublin and Belfast Junction Railway easy. Rome2rio is a door-to-door travel information and booking engine, helping you get to and from any location in the world. Find all the transport options for your trip from Ballymena to Dublin and Belfast Junction Railway .

    Translink UK operates a train from Ballymena to Belfast Lanyon Place hourly. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 39 min. Alternatively, Translink UK operates a bus from Ballymena to Belfast Europa Bus Centre hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £9 and the journey takes 1h. Full Index of The Glynns Volumes now available online. The Glynns Volume 1 () The Ballymena Cushendall and Red Bay Railway. A history of the Narrow Gauge Railway in Ballycastle from its opening in October until its closure in Anthony McKinley, who worked on the railway from , recalls his early days and.


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The NCC celebrated the centenary of the opening of the Belfast and Ballymena Railway on 11 April with a minor flourish. An illustrated booklet was printed and distributed to customers and staff.

It included a chronology of the NCC and its predecessors, a history of the steamer services, a route description of the Main Line and a map of the sor: Ulster Transport Authority. The Belfast & Co Down Railway Hardcover – December 1, by Desmond Coakham (Author) › Visit Amazon's Desmond Coakham Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(3). The railway line was incorporated inopened in May and was the first narrow gauge railway in Ireland to be sanctioned by Parliament. It was essentially a mineral railway which ran for 16¼ miles from Ballymena to Retreat.

Opened inthe Belfast Central Railway (BCR) initially connected Central Junction (at MP on the Great Northern Railway (Ireland) Dublin – Belfast main line, just west of Great Victoria Street station) with Ballymacarrett Junction at MP, outside Queen’s Quay station on the Belfast & County Down Railway.

The centenary of the Easter Rising of will commemorated in a series of events to be held across Belfast next year. Launching a programme of the events in Belfast City hall, Belfast Railway Centenary Celebrations: Contrast of Old and New Inset: an old drawing of the same engine and train as it appeared on the opening day of the Stockton & Darlington Railway.

In the centenary procession the train was preceded by a man on horseback with a red flag, and the replicas of the chaldron wagons and the directors’ coach were. Garraway senior worked on the Palestine Railway, and the LNER; Allan Garraway's career included railway operation in occupied Germany, Eastern Region breakdowns and locomotive performance, the first few weeks of the Talyllyn revival, the resurrection of the Festiniog Railway and ends with his "retirement" on the Aviemore Railway.

Northern Ireland Railways JourneyCheck provides real time, up-to-date train times and train disruption information keeping you informed about any delays or cancellations on the network and helping you know what to do when your journey is affected. Train Cancellations, Delays, Alterations and Engineering Work information is brought to you directly from the Northern Ireland Railways operational.

Belfast & County Down Railway Museum Trust January 16 From a screaming woman at Kings Cross, London, to a growling dog in Moulsecoomb, Sussex, here's a round-up of some of the most haunted train stations across the country.

Ballymena & Antrim Times, Larne. 15K likes. The Ballymena Times covers the town of Ballymena, the surrounding villages and hinterland. A compact, paid for weekly publication, the paper traces its Followers: 16K. Police are investigating the sudden death of a person on the railway line in Co Antrim.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the rail line between Ballymena and Author: Sheena Mcstravick. Ballymena,is located on the Belfast & Northern Counties constructed line from Belfast to Derry. Ballymena Station opened inbut with the addition of the opening of the narrow gauge line from Larne the station was rebuilt in the mid s by the BNCR.

Unfortunately the fine brick station buildings and canopies, designed by Berkeley Dean Wise, were demolished in the s by.

The train involved was the am service from Londonderry to Belfast. A statement by operator Translink said: "We can confirm a man has died on the railway line near Ballymena this : Adrian Rutherford. Ballymena, County Antrim. From the Belfast and Ulster Towns Directory for W. J., head porter, Ballymena and Cushendall Railway M'Veigh, James, carter Gillespie, Edward, foreman engine cleaner Campbell, Hugh The book is also available in Kindle.

The Ocean Plague: or, A Voyage to Quebec in an Irish Emigrant Vessel is based upon the. Nestled in the beautiful Glens of Antrim, on the banks of the River Braid, Ballymena is approximately twenty-four miles northwest from the capital city, Belfast.

The town was a major player in the Linen Industry during the nineteenth century with the opening of the Spinning Mill, and, indeed it has always been an affluent town.

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The Ballymena lines, (His A history of the narrow-gauge railways of North East Ireland, pt. 2)5/5(1). The railway companies were no exception – the Great Northern Railway Company installed identical memorial plaques in Belfast and Dublin, the Belfast & County Railway Company installed a plaque in the Queen’s Quay terminus and the Midland Railway Company (Northern Counties Committee) installed an obelisk memorial in the concourse in the York.

The first station in Ballymena opened on 11 April by the Belfast and Ballymena Railway. This initial station was rebuilt and relocated on 4 December when the Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Portrush Junction Railway extended the line on: Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

On what is now the Belfast-Londonderry route the first tracks were laid from Belfast to Ballymena in April, l The Londonderry to Coleraine Railway ran to Limavady in l and to Coleraine the following year. The Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Portrush Junction Railway opened to Portrush in l Ulsterbus services to Belfast will mainly be operating as stopping services in the Belfast area and so will operate as 's e.g.

Service 7 will be a ; Service 2 will be. He served as a magistrate and Deputy Lieutenant for the Borough of Belfast. David in addition to being a partner in the Lagan and Prince’s Dock foundries, was a director and stockholder of The Belfast and County Down Railway (incorporated ) which had its terminus at Queens Quay.Let’s celebrate Northern Ireland's centenary (and our escape from the EU) with another Festival of Britain in W e should unashamedly seize the opportunity to salute the very best of.With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Ballymena to Belfast Central > is right for you.

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