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Dublin and Kingstown Railway

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of Westland Row, Dublin.

The first railway to be built in Ireland was the Dublin and Kingstown, authorised by 1831, and opened on December 17th 1834, being extended to Kingstown Harbour in 1839, and to Bray on July 10th, 1854. Charles Vignoles was the engineer.

1825 February 17th. Business in Parliament. [1]

1908 The railway is 8 miles in length, and is leased to the Dublin and South Eastern Railway[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Saturday, Feb 19, 1825
  2. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908