Morningside railway station

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Morningside
Morningside Railway Station, Queensland, Aug 2012.JPG
South-west bound view from Platform 1
in August 2012
Location Waminda Street, Morningside
Coordinates 27°28′16″S 153°04′10″E / 27.4710°S 153.0695°E / -27.4710; 153.0695Coordinates: 27°28′16″S 153°04′10″E / 27.4710°S 153.0695°E / -27.4710; 153.0695
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Cleveland
Distance 10.52 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 3
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 186 bays
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Assisted
Other information
Station code 600254 (platform 1)
600255 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 1
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened 1888
Electrified Yes
Previous names Bulimba
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Cleveland Line
toward Cleveland

Morningside railway station is located on the Cleveland line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Brisbane suburb of Morningside.

History[edit]

Morningside station opened in 1888 as Bulimba, being renamed Morningside shortly afterwards.[1][2]

On 26 May 1996, the timber station building was burnt out and later demolished.[3] On 15 July 1996, the Fisherman Islands line to the Port of Brisbane opened to the north of the station.[4][5]

Services[edit]

Morningside is served by Cleveland line services from Shorncliffe, Northgate, Doomben and Bowen Hills to Cannon Hill, Manly and Cleveland.[6]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Cleveland Cannon Hill, Manly & Cleveland [7]
2 Cleveland Bowen Hills, Northgate, Doomben & Shorncliffe [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rise of Morningside". The Brisbane Courier. 17 December 1931. p. 19. 
  2. ^ Morningside Centre for the Government of Queensland
  3. ^ "QR General News" Railway Digest August 1996 page 11
  4. ^ "Fisherman Islands line opened - partly" Railway Digest September 1996 page 18
  5. ^ Dutton Park Junction - Cannon Hill SA Track & Signal
  6. ^ Cleveland line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  7. ^ Morningside Platform 1 TransLink
  8. ^ Morningside Platform 2 TransLink

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