Rockhampton railway station

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Rockhampton
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Rockhampton Railway Station, Queensland, Nov 2012.jpg
Station front in November 2012
Location George Street, Rockhampton
Australia
Coordinates 23°23′23″S 150°30′44″E / 23.38972°S 150.51222°E / -23.38972; 150.51222Coordinates: 23°23′23″S 150°30′44″E / 23.38972°S 150.51222°E / -23.38972; 150.51222
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by Traveltrain
Line(s) North Coast
Distance 619.94 km from Brisbane Central
Platforms 5 (2 bay, 1 side, 1 island)
Construction
Structure type Ground
Disabled access Yes
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Brisbane
Spirit of Queensland
toward Cairns
toward Brisbane
Electric Tilt TrainTerminus
Spirit of the Outback
toward Longreach

Rockhampton railway station is located on the North Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the city of Rockhampton.

It is the terminus of the electrified section of line from Brisbane. The line north of the station runs along the middle of Denison Street in a single track.

Rockhampton is an important transport hub in the Central Queensland region, providing important transport links between the Central Highlands and Capricorn Coast regions and the areas to the north and south of the state.

Rockhampton was also the junction of the Central Western line and Emu Park line.

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Rockhampton is served by long-distance Traveltrain services the Spirit of Queensland and Spirit of the Outback. It is also the terminus for the Tilt Train service.

Rockhampton was previously served by the Sunshine Express, Sunlander, Queenslander, Spirit of Capricorn and Capricornian on the North Coast line and Midlander on the Central Western line.

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