Landsborough railway station

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Landsborough Railway Station, Queensland, Sep 2012.JPG
Southbound view in September 2012
Location Cribb Street, Landsborough
Coordinates 26°48′29″S 152°57′57″E / 26.8081°S 152.9657°E / -26.8081; 152.9657Coordinates: 26°48′29″S 152°57′57″E / 26.8081°S 152.9657°E / -26.8081; 152.9657
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by Queensland Rail
Line(s) North Coast
Distance 81.47 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Structure type Ground
Parking 207
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code 600487 (platform 1)
600488 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 13
Website Queensland Rail
Opened 1890s
Rebuilt 2007
Electrified Yes
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Roma Street
Sunshine Coast Line
Long distance services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Brisbane
Electric Tilt Train
toward Rockhampton

Landsborough railway station is located on the North Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the town of Landsborough in the Sunshine Coast Region.


Landsborough Bomb Shelter

In 1998, construction began on Platform 2.[1]

In December 2006, the State Government announced the station would be upgraded. The work was completed in late 2007, and included the building of new platforms, rainwater tanks, shelters, lighting, and toilets. A new cark park was also built. These upgrades were part of an overhaul of the Caboolture to Landsborough section of the North Coast line. The section was to be duplicated in full by 2012, but so far only the Caboolture to Beerburrum section has been completed.[2] This is now scheduled to be completed by 2021.[3]

On the eastern side of the station, a locomotive turning triangle remains in use, making Landsborough a popular destination for steam trains from Brisbane.[4]

The station has the Landsborough Air Raid Shelter, one of the few remaining examples of World War II reinforced-concrete air raid shelters in Queensland. Landsborough was a regular stopping point for refreshments for troop trains.[5] The air raid shelter is now heritage-listed.


Landsborough is serviced by City network services to Brisbane, Nambour and Gympie North.[6] To relieve congestion on the single track North Coast line, the rail service is supplemented by a bus service operated by Kangaroo Bus Lines on weekdays between Caboolture and Nambour as route 649.[7]

Landsborough is also served by long-distance Traveltrain Tilt Train services to Bundaberg and Rockhamption.[8]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Lines Destinations Notes
1 Sunshine Coast Caboolture, Brisbane Roma Street, Nambour & Gympie North [9]
Springfield Central & Ipswich peak hour only[9]
Traveltrain Brisbane Roma Street, Bundaberg & Rockhampton
2 Sunshine Coast Brisbane Roma Street & Nambour peak hour only[10]

Transport links[edit]

Sunbus operate two routes to and from Landsborough station:

Glasshouse Country Coaches operates one route via Landsborough station:


  1. ^ "QR System Update" Railway Digest August 1998 page 13
  2. ^ Landsborough station upgrade plans revealed Queensland Government 21 December 2006
  3. ^ Caboolture to Landsborough Rail Upgrade Study Department of Transport & Main Roads
  4. ^ Tours Australian Railway Historical Society
  5. ^ Queensland, EPA (2000). Heritage Trails of the Great South East. p. 129. ISBN 073451008X. 
  6. ^ Sunshine Coast line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  7. ^ Route 649 timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  8. ^ Tilt Train timetable Queensland Rail 20 September 2013
  9. ^ a b Landsborough Platform 1 TransLink
  10. ^ Landsborough Platform 2 TransLink
  11. ^ a b Routes 605, 615 timetable TransLink 7 July 2014
  12. ^ Maleny - Beerwah timetable Glasshouse Country Coaches November 2011

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