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Glarryford Ballymena – Throwback Thursday

Glarryford is close to Ballymena and is our feature at Ballymena Today for this weeks Throwback Thursday.

Glarryford Ballymena - Throwback Thursday

Glarryford Ballymena – Throwback Thursday

This is Coleman’s Shop which is now Glarryford Post Office. As always our photograph has come from the Old Photos of Ballymena Facebook Page – click here to see lots more great archive photographs of Ballymena.

We also found this old snap from Glarryford which shows the train station.

Glarryford Ballymena - Throwback Thursday

The station was opened by the Ballymena, Ballymoney, Coleraine and Portrush Junction Railway on 1 July 1856.[1] It was taken over by the Northern Counties Committee in January 1861. The station closed to passengers on 2 July 1973. (Source) Stay tuned to the Ballymena Today bog for more about our town, Ballymena.