Loganlea railway station

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Loganlea
Loganlea Railway Station, Queensland, July 2012.JPG
Southbound view from Platform 1 in July 2012
Location Station Road, Loganlea
Coordinates 27°40′15″S 153°08′16″E / 27.6708°S 153.1379°E / -27.6708; 153.1379Coordinates: 27°40′15″S 153°08′16″E / 27.6708°S 153.1379°E / -27.6708; 153.1379
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Beenleigh
Distance 32.21 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 143 bays
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code 600230 (platform 1)
600231 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 3
Website Queensland Rail
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Beenleigh Line
toward Beenleigh
toward Bowen Hills
Gold Coast Line

Loganlea railway station is located on the Beenleigh line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the suburb of Loganlea and Meadowbrook in City of Logan. The station opened in 1885 at the same time as the line.[1] On 21 April 1992, a second platform opened as part of the duplication of the line.[2] It is within a short distance of the Logan Hospital, TAFE college, Griffith University Logan campus, Loganlea State High School and Woolworths supermarket.

History[edit]

In the past it was used to load freight for the distribution of timber and local produce. It once had a goods shed. The station was severely damaged by a cyclone in 1936.[3] For some time trains of eight or nine carriages had stopping at Loganlea when its platform length could only cover two or three carriages.[4]

Services[edit]

Loganlea is served by all stops Beenleigh line services from Beenleigh to Bowen Hills and Ferny Grove.[5] It is also served by limited stops Gold Coast line services from Varsity Lakes to Bowen Hills, Doomben and Brisbane Airport Domestic.[6]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Beenleigh Beenleigh [7]
Gold Coast Varsity Lakes [7]
2 Beenleigh Bowen Hills & Ferny Grove [8]
Gold Coast Bowen Hills, Doomben & Brisbane Airport Domestic [8]

Transport links[edit]

Logan City Bus Service operate two routes via Loganlea station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loganlea Centre for the Queensland Government
  2. ^ "Rails return to the Gold Coast" Railway Digest August 1996 page 17
  3. ^ "Loganlea Railway Station after cyclone damage". Retrieved 12 March 2016. 
  4. ^ "Loganlea Platform". The Telegraph (12,538). Queensland, Australia. 24 January 1913. p. 4 (Second Edition). Retrieved 12 March 2016 – via National Library of Australia. 
  5. ^ Beenleigh line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  6. ^ Gold Coast line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  7. ^ a b Loganlea Platform 1 TransLink
  8. ^ a b Loganlea Platform 2 TransLink
  9. ^ Route 560 timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  10. ^ Route 562 timetable TransLink 27 January 2015

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