Chelmer railway station

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Chelmer
Chelmer Railway Station, Queensland, Aug 2012.JPG
Northbound view in August 2012
Location Honour Avenue, Chelmer
Coordinates 27°30′43″S 152°58′22″E / 27.5120°S 152.9728°E / -27.5120; 152.9728Coordinates: 27°30′43″S 152°58′22″E / 27.5120°S 152.9728°E / -27.5120; 152.9728
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Main
Distance 8.46 kilometres from Central
Platforms 4 (2 island)
Construction
Structure type Ground
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code 600299 (platform 1)
600300 (platform 2)
600301 (platform 3)
600302 (platform 4)
Fare zone go card 1
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened 1881
Rebuilt 1959
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Ipswich and Rosewood Line
toward Rosewood
toward Bowen Hills
Springfield Line

Chelmer railway station is located on the Main line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Brisbane suburb of Chelmer.

History[edit]

The original station opened north of its current location in 1876 as Oxley's Point. In 1888, the station was renamed Riverton.[1]  A siding was built at the current station location in 1881, which was later converted into the current station in 1889. Riverton was closed that same year.[2]

The line through Chelmer was duplicated in June 1886. The station was rebuilt in 1959 as part of the quadruplication of the line.[3]

Services[edit]

Chelmer station is served by City network Ipswich & Rosewood and Springfield line services.[4][5]

Services by Platform[edit]

Platform Lines Destinations Notes
1 Ipswich & Rosewood Ipswich & Rosewood [6]
Springfield Springfield Central [6]
2 Ipswich & Rosewood Bowen Hills & Caboolture [7]
Springfield Bowen Hills [7]
Nambour Morning peak only[7]
Petrie Weekday afternoons only[7]
3 Ipswich & Rosewood Ipswich & Rosewood evening peak only[8]
4 Ipswich & Rosewood Bowen Hills, Petrie & Caboolture evening peak only[9]
Springfield Bowen Hills, Petrie, Caboolture & Nambour evening peak only[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chelmer - railway station (entry 6975)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 31 March 2017. 
  2. ^ Chelmer Centre for the Government of Queensland
  3. ^ "Graceville Railway Station (entry 602717)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Ipswich & Rosewood line timetable[permanent dead link] TransLink 20 January 2014
  5. ^ Springfield line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  6. ^ a b Chelmer Platform 1 TransLink
  7. ^ a b c d Chelmer Platform 2 TransLink
  8. ^ Chelmer Platform 3 TransLink
  9. ^ a b Chelmer Platform 4 TransLink

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