Scarva railway station

NI Railways
Location Scarva, County Down
(Station in County Armagh)
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Coordinates 54°19′56″N 6°21′59″W / 54.33222°N 6.36639°W / 54.33222; -6.36639Coordinates: 54°19′56″N 6°21′59″W / 54.33222°N 6.36639°W / 54.33222; -6.36639
Owned by NI Railways
Operated by NI Railways
Platforms 2
Structure type At-grade
Key dates
1859 Station opened
1965 Station closed
1984 Station re-opened
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Scarva railway station serves Scarva in County Down, Northern Ireland. Despite serving the County Down village, the station itself is in County Armagh, the nearby Newry Canal being the boundary.


Scarva station, 2005

The station opened on 23 March 1859. The station was formerly the junction for the GNR(I) branch to Banbridge which opened in 1859 and closed on 2 May 1955. Scarva station was closed between 1965 and 1984.[1]


There is a limited service from the station with four trains towards Newry or Bangor on Mondays to Saturdays only.

There is no Sunday service.

Scarva railway station is on the Belfast-Dublin railway line and is often passed at speed by the Enterprise en route to Dublin Connolly.

Preceding station   Northern Ireland Railways   Following station
Portadown   Northern Ireland Railways
Historical railways
Line open station closed
  Dublin and Belfast Junction Railway
Line open station open
Terminus   Banbridge Junction Railway
Line and station closed


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