Birkdale railway station, Brisbane

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Birkdale
Birkdale Railway Station, Queensland, July 7 2012.JPG
Station front in July 2012
LocationNapier Street, Birkdale
Coordinates27°29′38″S 153°13′07″E / 27.4940°S 153.2187°E / -27.4940; 153.2187Coordinates: 27°29′38″S 153°13′07″E / 27.4940°S 153.2187°E / -27.4940; 153.2187
Owned byQueensland Rail
Operated byCity network
Line(s)Cleveland
Distance30.55 kilometres from Central
Platforms1
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeGround
Parking118 bays
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code600273
Fare zonego card 2
WebsiteQueensland Rail
History
Opened1889
Rebuilt1986
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Cleveland Line
toward Cleveland

Birkdale railway station is located on the Cleveland line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the suburb of Birkdale in Redland City.

History[edit]

In 1889, the Cleveland line was extended from Manly to the original Cleveland station.[1][2]

Birkdale station opened in 1889 at the same time as the line.[3][4] On 1 November 1960, the station closed when the line was truncated to Lota.[5] The station reopened on July 26, 1986 as the line was being rebuilt to Cleveland.[6]

Services[edit]

Birkdale is served by Cleveland line services from Shorncliffe, Northgate, Doomben and Bowen Hills to Cleveland.[7]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Cleveland Cleveland, Bowen Hills, Northgate, Doomben & Shorncliffe [8]

Transport links[edit]

Transdev Queensland operate two routes from Birkdale station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cleveland Central station". The Brisbane Courier. QLD. 28 November 1925. p. 3. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  2. ^ "Cleveland and Cleveland Shire". Centre for the Government of Queensland.
  3. ^ "Birkdale timeline". Redland City Council.
  4. ^ "Tuesday June 24, 1890". The Brisbane Courier. QLD. 24 June 1890. p. 4. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Legislative Assembly - 6 September 1961" (PDF). qld.gov.au. Queensland Government. 6 September 1961. p. 230. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  6. ^ Judith Kerr (25 October 2012). "Train driver on track for station's 25th anniversary". Redland City Bulletin. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  7. ^ "Cleveland Line timetable". TransLink. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  8. ^ Birkdale Platform 1 TransLink
  9. ^ "Route 254 timetable". TransLink. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Route 255 timetable". TransLink. Retrieved 14 December 2018.

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