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Great Victoria Street Station
County Antrim
Latitude 54.594308 Longitude -5.9366646
Grid Reference J 3337473737
Last Visit Date 10/09/2022


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Site Description

Reopened in 1995, Great Victoria Street is the real "Central" station in Belfast. Adjoining the Europa bus station and hotel, with a link from the "Great Northern" shopping centre, the station was officially opened by Sir Patrick Mayhew, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. There is also a link to Glengall Street and another to Hope Street, there being a small car park on the latter. Within the station building, there are toilets, a shop, a bank ATM, waiting area, information desk and ticket office. There are four platforms on the site of the Ulster Railway's Belfast terminal which had closed in 1976, two of which extend under the Boyne Bridge, built in 1934-6 to replace an earlier one of 1863 which in turn had replaced a level crossing. The entire station is due to be re-developed into a new public transport interchange, to be names "Grand Central Station".

Photographs


Google Street View - Great Victoria Street Station
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station under construction (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street bus station, Belfast (formerly railway station) (Link checked 05012013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street bus station, Belfast (formerly railway station) (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station under construction (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (last day of service 1976) (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (1973) (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (1973) (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (1973) (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Signal cabin (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (last day of service 1976) (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (last day of service 1976) (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (last day of service 1976) (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (site) (Link checked 27122013)
Geograph.ie - Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)

Links


Archiseek.com - Belfast Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)
Diction ary of Irish Architects - Belfast Great Victoria Street Station (Link checked 27122013)

Chronological Details

Opened Closed Company Name Notes
12/08/1839 24/04/1976 UR Belfast
30/09/1995 / /Open NIR Great Victoria Street

Geographical Details

Section StartSection FinishDistanceMilepostMeasured from
Connolly Station Belfast 112.75 112.75 Connolly Station

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