Buranda railway station

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Buranda
Buranda Railway Station, Queensland, Aug 2012.JPG
Westbound view from Platform 1 in August 2012
Location Gillingham Street, Woolloongabba
Coordinates 27°29′47″S 153°02′26″E / 27.4965°S 153.0405°E / -27.4965; 153.0405Coordinates: 27°29′47″S 153°02′26″E / 27.4965°S 153.0405°E / -27.4965; 153.0405
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Cleveland
Distance 6.20 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Connections Buranda busway station
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 30 bays
Other information
Station code 600248 (platform 1)
600249 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 1
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened 1889
Electrified Yes
Previous names Logan Road
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Cleveland Line
toward Cleveland

Buranda railway station is located on the Cleveland line in Queensland, Australia. It is one of two stations serving the Brisbane suburb of Woolloongabba, the other being Park Road.

West of the station, the line joins the Beenleigh line via a triangle junction.[1]

History[edit]

Buranda station opened in 1889 as Logan Road, being renamed Buranda in 1917.[2][3]

On 15 July 1996, the Fisherman Islands line to the Port of Brisbane opened to the north of the station.[4][5]

In the early hours of 29 March 2009, the main station building on platform one was destroyed by fire.[6] A 17-year-old man was later charged with one count of arson following the incident.[7]

Services[edit]

Buranda is served by Cleveland line services from Shorncliffe, Northgate, Doomben and Bowen Hills to Cannon Hill, Manly and Cleveland.[8]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Cleveland Cannon Hill, Manly & Cleveland [9]
2 Cleveland Bowen Hills, Northgate, Doomben & Shorncliffe [10]

Transport links[edit]

Adjacent to the station lies Buranda busway station that is served by Brisbane Transport services.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yeronga - Park Road SA Track & Signal
  2. ^ Buranda Centre for the Government of Queensland
  3. ^ Buranda Brisbane Memories
  4. ^ "Fisherman Islands line opened - partly" Railway Digest September 1996 page 18
  5. ^ Dutton Park Junction - Cannon Hill SA Track & Signal
  6. ^ Train station destroyed by fire Brisbane Times 29 March 2009
  7. ^ Teenager charged with burning down Buranda Railway station The Courier Mail 31 March 2009
  8. ^ Cleveland line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  9. ^ Buranda Platform 1 TransLink
  10. ^ Buranda Platform 2 TransLink
  11. ^ Buranda busway station TransLink

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