Cooroy railway station

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Cooroy
Cooroy Railway Station, Queensland, Sep 2012.JPG
Southbound view in September 2012
Location Elm Street, Cooroy
Coordinates 26°25′03″S 152°54′40″E / 26.4176°S 152.9112°E / -26.4176; 152.9112Coordinates: 26°25′03″S 152°54′40″E / 26.4176°S 152.9112°E / -26.4176; 152.9112
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by Citytrain
Line(s) North Coast
Distance 139.99 kilometres from Central
Platforms 1
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 100
Other information
Status Staffed morning peak
Station code 600496
Fare zone go card 22
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened 17 July 1891
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Roma Street
Sunshine Coast Line
toward Gympie North
Long distance services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Brisbane
The Sunlander
toward Cairns
Diesel Tilt Train
Electric Tilt Train
toward Rockhampton
Spirit of the Outback
toward Longreach

Cooroy railway station is located on the North Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the town of Cooroy.

History[edit]

Cooroy railway station in 1911

Cooroy railway station opened on 17 July 1891 with the opening of the line from Cooran.[1] The station was listed on the Queensland Heritage Register in 2008.[2][3]

The station today consists of one platform with a wooden building. Opposite the platform lies a passing loop.

Services[edit]

Cooroy is serviced by two daily Citytrain services in each direction.[4]

Cooroy is also served by long-distance Traveltrain services; the Spirit of Queensland, Spirit of the Outback and the Bundaberg and Rockhamption Tilt Trains.[5][6][7]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Lines Destinations Notes
1 Sunshine Coast Brisbane Roma Street & Gympie North [8]
Traveltrain Brisbane Roma Street, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Longreach & Cairns

Transport links[edit]

Sunbus' routes 631 and 632 from Noosa Junction to Nambour station and Cooran serve Cooroy station, but services are not timed to connect with train services.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Town History Cooran Connect
  2. ^ "Cooroy Railway Station (entry 19502)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. 
  3. ^ Historic revamp for Cooroy station ABC Sunshine Coast 2 July 2012
  4. ^ Sunshine Coast line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  5. ^ Spirit of Queensland timetable Queensland Rail 1 January 2015
  6. ^ Spirit of the Outback timetable Queensland Rail 1 January 2015
  7. ^ Tilt Train timetable Queensland Rail 20 September 2013
  8. ^ Cooroy Platform 1 TransLink
  9. ^ Routes 630-632 timetable TransLink 7 July 2014

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