Ormiston railway station

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Ormiston
Ormiston Railway Station platform.JPG
Eastbound view in July 2012
Location Wellington Street, Ormiston
Coordinates 27°30′53″S 153°15′21″E / 27.5146°S 153.2559°E / -27.5146; 153.2559Coordinates: 27°30′53″S 153°15′21″E / 27.5146°S 153.2559°E / -27.5146; 153.2559
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Cleveland
Distance 35.61 kilometres from Central
Platforms 1
Tracks 1
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 179 bays
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Assisted
Other information
Station code 600276
Fare zone go card 3
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened 1889
Rebuilt 1987
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Cleveland Line
Terminus

Ormiston railway station is located on the Cleveland line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the suburb of Ormiston in the City of Redland.

History[edit]

In 1889, the Cleveland line was extended from Manly to the original Cleveland station.[1][2]

Ormiston station opened in 1889 at the same time as the line.[3][4] On 1 November 1960, the station closed when the line was truncated to Lota.[5] The station reopened on 24 October 1987 at the same time as the rebuilt line from Wellington Point to Cleveland.[6]

Services[edit]

Ormiston is served by Cleveland line services from Shorncliffe, Northgate, Doomben and Bowen Hills to Cleveland.[7]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Cleveland Cleveland, Bowen Hills, Northgate, Doomben & Shorncliffe [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cleveland Central station". The Brisbane Courier. QLD. 28 November 1925. p. 3. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Cleveland and Cleveland Shire". Centre for the Government of Queensland. 
  3. ^ "Ormiston timeline". Redland City Council. 
  4. ^ "Divisional Board Meetings - Cleveland". The Queenslander. QLD. 20 April 1889. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Legislative Assembly - 6 September 1961" (PDF). qld.gov.au. Queensland Government. 6 September 1961. p. 230. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  6. ^ Judith Kerr (25 October 2012). "Train driver on track for station's 25th anniversary". Redland City Bulletin. Fairfax Media. Retrieved 28 February 2015. 
  7. ^ Cleveland line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  8. ^ Ormiston Platform 1 TransLink

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