Located on the Tuam Road just outside of Athenry, this is a little treasure for fans of classic Hollywood movies. This ... More
Ballyglunin Railway Station
Located on the Tuam Road just outside of Athenry, this is a little treasure for fans of classic Hollywood movies. This diminutive railway station on the Tuam/Athenry line at Ballyglunin was the "Castletown" station in the John Ford film "The Quiet Man". The movie was made in Ballyglunin in 1952, and starred John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara in the leading roles. The line is not in use anymore but the station itself rekindles memories of the film.
The building was constructed for the International Exposition of 1906 and designed by Architect Sebastiano Locati. In Liberty style, the
Station houses forms and decorations of an aquatic theme in "Maiolica". Damaged in 1943, during the war, the building ...
During July and August you can travel back in time to see what Old Strathcona's railway station was really like.
The museum is home to a working telegraph service, which was the main method of communication in the early ...
Central Station is a part of the day to day lives of thousands of Sydney commuters, with more than 900,000
rail journeys on an average weekday, representing about 270 million journeys each year. Heralding the beginning of Australia's rail ...