Norman Park railway station

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Norman Park
NormanPark2016.jpg
Looking towards Cleveland from Platform 2 in December 2016.
Location Waite Street, Norman Park
Coordinates 27°28′54″S 153°03′45″E / 27.4817°S 153.0624°E / -27.4817; 153.0624Coordinates: 27°28′54″S 153°03′45″E / 27.4817°S 153.0624°E / -27.4817; 153.0624
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Cleveland
Distance 9.07 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 3
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 112 bays
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Assisted
Other information
Station code 600252 (platform 1)
600253 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 1
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened 1911
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Cleveland Line
toward Cleveland

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

History[edit]

Norman Park station opened in 1911.[1] Between 1912 and 1926 it was the Junction station for the Belmont Tramway. The steam tram was inititally operated by the Belmont Shire Council and after 1925 by the Brisbane City Council until its closure in 1926.[2]

On 15 July 1996, the Fisherman Islands line to the Port of Brisbane opened to the north of the station.[3][4]

Services[edit]

Norman Park is served by Cleveland line services from Shorncliffe, Northgate, Doomben and Bowen Hills to Cannon Hill, Manly and Cleveland.[5]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Cleveland Cannon Hill, Manly & Cleveland [6]
2 Cleveland Bowen Hills, Northgate, Doomben & Shorncliffe [7]

Murals[edit]

The walls of the station were decorated with artwork featuring flora, fauna and scenery from the area circa 2009. It was painted by a team of professional artists with input from students from local schools.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Norman Park Centre for the Government of Queensland
  2. ^ C.C. Singleton, The Belmont Shire Council's Railway, Australian Railway Historical Society Bulletin No.258, April 1959
  3. ^ "Fisherman Islands line opened - partly" Railway Digest September 1996 page 18
  4. ^ Dutton Park Junction - Cannon Hill SA Track & Signal
  5. ^ Cleveland line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  6. ^ Norman Park Platform 1 TransLink
  7. ^ Norman Park Platform 2 TransLink
  8. ^ Savran, Silke (2013-05-12). "Is It Art?: Murals, Kids & Trains". Is It Art?. Retrieved 2016-06-27. 

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