Bromelton, Queensland

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Bromelton
Queensland
Paddocks along Beaudesert Boonah Road at Bromelton, Queensland.jpg
Paddocks, 2016
Bromelton is located in Queensland
Bromelton
Bromelton
Coordinates 27°59′S 152°56′E / 27.983°S 152.933°E / -27.983; 152.933Coordinates: 27°59′S 152°56′E / 27.983°S 152.933°E / -27.983; 152.933
Population 307 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4285
Location
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Beaudesert
Federal Division(s) Forde
Localities around Bromelton:
Coulson
Wyaralong
Allenview Gleneagle
Allandale Bromelton Beaudesert
Kooralbyn Josephville Josephville

Bromelton is a rural locality in the local government area of Scenic Rim Region in southern Queensland, Australia.[2] At the 2011 census, Bromelton and the surrounding area had a population of 307.[1]

History[edit]

Moloney family, ~1897

Bromelton Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 (a receiving office had been open by 1883) and closed in 1938.[3]

Transport[edit]

The town has a crossing loop on the Sydney to Brisbane standard gauge line. Bromelton station was served by a northbound XPT service to Roma Street and a southbound service to Sydney until it closed in 1994.[4]

Transport hub[edit]

In 2016 SCT Logistics commenced building a transport hub.[5][6][7] It will open in January 2017.[8] The Australian Rail Track Corporation has also purchased land in Bromleton.[9]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Bromelton (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 1 April 2016.  Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Bromelton (entry 46150)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 14 February 2014. 
  3. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Bromelton Closure" Railway Digest April 1995 page 8
  5. ^ ASCT Logistics to build $30m freight terminal at Bromleton Beaudesert Times 7 December 2015
  6. ^ SCT to build Queensland Terminal Diesel News 10 December 2015
  7. ^ $30m freight terminal on track Queensland Times 13 May 2016
  8. ^ January 2017 - Here we come SCT Logistics
  9. ^ First SCT train to Bromleton in January, ARTC buys land Rail Express 29 November 2016

External links[edit]

Media related to Bromelton, Queensland at Wikimedia Commons