Brisbane Transit Centre

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Brisbane Transit Centre
Brisbane Transit Centre.jpg
General information
Opening 1986
Owner Australian Prime Property Fund 50%
GPT Group 50%
Technical details
Floor count 20
Floor area 29,621 metres2
Access from George Street

The Brisbane Transit Centre, on Roma Street in Brisbane, is a multi-mode public transport hub for long-distance bus and rail services, and houses the second-busiest suburban rail in the Brisbane central business district.

Opened in 1986, the Brisbane Transit Centre is between the Queensland Police Service headquarters and the Roma Street Parkland. The complex includes a number of shops, cafes and restaurants, and two office towers.[1] Access to the centre can be from the ground floor on Roma Street or from the Roma Street Parkland.

Long distance coach travel[edit]

The coach terminal is located on the top floor of the Brisbane Transit Centre. Greyhound Australia operate intrastate within Queensland and interstate services to Byron Bay and Sydney.[2] Premier Motor Service operate services to Cairns, Lismore and Sydney.[3]

NSW TrainLink operates services to Casino, connecting with train services to Sydney.[4]

Crisps Coaches services to Tenterfield and Moree.[5]

Train travel[edit]

Roma Street Railway Station is accessed from the ground floor level of the Brisbane Transit Centre. Long distance Traveltrain services depart for destinations within Queensland.[6] NSW TrainLink operate an XPT service to Sydney.[4]

Roma Street Railway Station is also part of the Citytrain suburban rail network.

TransLink buses servicing Brisbane Transit Centre[edit]

See Roma Street Busway Station for TransLink buses servicing the Busway Station.

Future[edit]

In November 2014, the Queensland Government announced plans to demolish the transit centre as part of its CBD infastructure project.[7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Building Profile Brisbane Transit Centre
  2. ^ Timetables Greyhound Australia
  3. ^ Timetables Premier Motor Service
  4. ^ Service Runs Crisps Coaches
  5. ^ Rail Queensland Rail
  6. ^ A new Transit Centre and more jobs for Brisbane Queensland Government 30 November 2014
  7. ^ Brisbane's ugly transit centre to make way for underground public transport hub ABC News 30 November 2014
  8. ^ State plans to rebuild transit centre The Australian 1 December 2014

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 27°27′58″S 153°01′07″E / 27.466113°S 153.018603°E / -27.466113; 153.018603