Lawnton railway station

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Lawnton
Lawnton Railway Station, Queensland, Aug 2012.JPG
Sourthbound view from Platform 1 in August 2012
Location Station Road, Lawnton
Coordinates 27°09′56″S 152°35′07″E / 27.1655°S 152.5852°E / -27.1655; 152.5852Coordinates: 27°09′56″S 152°35′07″E / 27.1655°S 152.5852°E / -27.1655; 152.5852
Elevation 14 metres
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) North Coast
Distance 25.89 kilometres from Central
Platforms 3 (1 side, 1 island)
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 159
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Staffed part time
Station code 600461 (platform 1)
600462 (platform 2)
600463 (platform 3)
Fare zone go card 2/3
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened 1888
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Roma Street
Redcliffe Peninsula Line
toward Kippa-Ring

Lawnton railway station is located on the North Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the suburb of Lawnton in the Moreton Bay Region.

History[edit]

Lawnton station opened in 1888.[1] In 2001, a third platform opened as part of the addition of a third track from Bald Hills to just north of the station.[2][3]

As part of the Redcliffe Peninsula railway line project, the third track is being extended north to Petrie including a new bridge over the North Pine River.[4]

Services[edit]

Lawnton is served by all City network services from Kippa-Ring to Central, many continuing to Springfield Central[5]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Redcliffe Peninsula Roma Street & Springfield Central [6]
Ipswich 1 weekday afternoon service only[6]
2 Redcliffe Peninsula Kippa-Ring Evening peak only[7]
3 Redcliffe Peninsula Kippa-Ring [8]

Transport links[edit]

Thompsons Bus Service operates one route via Lawnton station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lawnton Centre for Government of Queensland
  2. ^ "Queensland Update" Railway Digest January 2000 page 13
  3. ^ "Northgate - Bald Hills Third Track Opens" Railway Digest October 2000 page 11
  4. ^ Lawnton to Petrie upgrade project Department of Transport & Main Roads
  5. ^ "Redcliffe Peninsula line timetable" (pdf). TransLink. 4 October 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Lawnton Platform 1". TransLink. 
  7. ^ "Lawnton Platform 2". TransLink. 
  8. ^ "Lawnton Platform 3". TransLink. 
  9. ^ Route 669 timetable TranLink 20 January 2014

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