Maroochydore railway line
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|Track length||109 km (68 mi)|
|Track gauge||1,067 mm (3 ft 6 in)|
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Initial public consultation was conducted in January 1999, with newsletters and displays of aerial photographs. On 31 March 1999, Minister for Transport & Main Roads Steve Bredhauer announced that a route from the existing North Coast line at Beerwah through to Maroochydore had been decided on. The Queensland Government's Connecting SEQ2031 Infrastructure Plan, commits to the proposal, but doesn't state a proposed completion date.
In July 2007, the City of Caloundra and Queensland Government commissioned a study into the realignment of the proposed corridor in Caloundra South. It is proposed the corridor be altered to run west of Golden Beach, and through the Caloundra Airport site.
The construction of a new 14 kilometre double track alignment on the North Coast line from Caboolture to Beerburrum to improve capacity in 2009 was a key requirement for the project, with the line scheduled to be duplicated through Beerwah to Landsborough by 2021.
- "Sunshine Coast Rail Route Announced" Railway Digest May 1999 page 14
- "Caloundra South CAMCOS Realignment study". Queensland Government. Archived from the original on 13 August 2007. Retrieved 19 August 2007.
- Connecting SEQ 2031 Queensland Government 2011
- "Transport Planning on the Sunshine Coast, Caloundra South CAMCOS Realignment study" (PDF). Queensland Government. Retrieved 19 August 2007.
- Landsborough station upgrade plans revealed Queensland Government 21 December 2006
- Caboolture to Beerburrum Duplication Queensland Rail
- Caboolture to Landsborough Rail Upgrade Study Department of Transport & Main Roads