1845, Projected Bandon to Bantry Railway with Provisional Committee, Magistrates, Landowners, Businessmen., Traffic Projections, Anticipated Packet Station, Railway eventually built by William Martin Murphy in the 1880s.

There was an old man in Scart near Bantry who as a small child remembered the railway being built and lived to see the line lifted after 1961.

From:

Herapath’s Railway Journal

 

 

 

 

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