Waterford & Suir Valley Railway
KILMEADAN, COUNTY WATERFORD
The magic of rail's golden age has been brought to life in Kilmeaden. A heritage narrow gauge railway follows 6km of the abandoned Waterford - Dungarvan route, from the station at Kilmeaden into Carriganore. Kilmeaden station (which closed to passengers in 1967) has been beautifully restored with the original coping stones on the platform, and the station sign. The ticket office/shop/coffee shop is a converted Irish Rail Mark 2 carriage.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Parking onsite
- Fully accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Opening Times: Open Apr & Sep, Mon-Sat 11-3, Sun 12-4; May-Aug, Mon-Sat 11-4, Sun 12-5; Feb & Oct school hols
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About The area
Discover County Waterford
Waterford is a maritime county with a spectacular coastline and miles of safe, sandy beaches. Coastal attractions range from picturesque fishing villages to the more seaside resort pleasures of Tramore and the bustling port city of Waterford. To the west of the county is some of Ireland’s most beautiful scenery, including some fine mountain passes.
The town of Waterford is the largest in the county and is also the county town. It is best known for Waterford Crystal, hand-blown cut glass, which is exported all over the world. Many visitors come to the factory to join the tours that show off the incredible amount of skill and technology that goes into the production of the glass products. While Waterford is a major commercial centre, it also has a proud history, with Viking remains to explore and fine Georgian houses to admire.
Lismore is a beautiful town on the banks of the River Blackwater. The town’s history if strongly linked to the church; from the 7th-century St Carthagh’s monastery, to the Cathedral named in his honour a thousand years later. One highlight of the Cathedral is a window in the south transept that was created by Edward Burne-Jones.
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