Doboy railway station

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Doboy
LocationMurarrie
Coordinates27°27′11″S 153°06′55″E / 27.4531°S 153.1153°E / -27.4531; 153.1153Coordinates: 27°27′11″S 153°06′55″E / 27.4531°S 153.1153°E / -27.4531; 153.1153
Line(s)
Platforms2 side
Other information
Fare zone3
History
Closed1993
Previous namesBirt's Siding
Buruda
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Cleveland Line
toward Cleveland

Doboy railway station was a former railway station on QR Citytrain suburban network in Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia. It was located between Murarrie and Hemmant stations on the Cleveland railway line.

History[edit]

Originally named Birt's Siding, changed in 1910 to Buruda [1](Burata), the Aboriginal word for forest oak,[2] it was renamed as Doboy railway station in 1929.[3] The station consisted of two short platforms and a pedestrian overbridge, and was predominantly used by workers at the nearby meatworks.[4]

Doboy railway station closed in 1993, along with the closure of the meatworks.[4]

References[edit]

http://www.ozrevenues.com/Articles/qr-station-list1.jpg[5]

  1. ^ "Birt's Siding Renamed". Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933). 1910-05-27. p. 4. Retrieved 2018-03-18.
  2. ^ Potter, Ron. "Place Names of South East Queensland". Piula Publications. Archived from the original on 22 June 2005. Retrieved 21 January 2008.
  3. ^ Elsmore, Dave (8 September 2007). "Queensland Railway Station List". Retrieved 21 January 2008.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ a b "Doboy Station". RailPage Australia Forums. 20 August 2004. Retrieved 21 January 2008.
  5. ^ ozrevenues.com