Toowong railway station

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Toowong
Toowong Railway Station, Queensland, Oct 2012.JPG
Station entrance in October 2012
Location Sherwood Road, Toowong
Coordinates 27°28′34″S 152°59′49″E / 27.4760°S 152.9969°E / -27.4760; 152.9969Coordinates: 27°28′34″S 152°59′49″E / 27.4760°S 152.9969°E / -27.4760; 152.9969
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Main
Distance 4.48 kilometres from Central
Platforms 4 (2 island)
Construction
Structure type Underground
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code 600287 (platform 1)
600288 (platform 2)
600289 (platform 3)
600290 (platform 4)
Fare zone go card 1
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened 14 June 1875
Rebuilt 1960
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Ipswich and Rosewood Line
toward Rosewood
toward Bowen Hills
Springfield Line

Toowong railway station is located on the Main line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Brisbane suburb of Toowong. It is the closest station to the St Lucia campus of the University of Queensland.

History[edit]

Toowong station opened on 14 June 1875.[1][2] The station was submerged during the 1893 floods.[3]

The station was rebuilt in 1960 as part of the quadruplication of the line.[4] In the 1980s, the air rights were sold and redeveloped as the Toowong Village shopping centre.[5]

Services[edit]

Toowong station is served by City network Ipswich & Rosewood and Springfield line services.[6][7]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Lines Destinations Notes
1 Ipswich & Rosewood Ipswich & Rosewood [8]
Springfield Springfield Central [8]
2 Ipswich & Rosewood Bowen Hills & Caboolture [9]
Springfield Bowen Hills [9]
Nambour Morning peak only[9]
Petrie Weekday afternoons only[9]
3 Ipswich & Rosewood Ipswich & Rosewood evening peak only[10]
4 Ipswich & Rosewood Bowen Hills, Petrie & Caboolture evening peak only[11]
Springfield Petrie, Caboolture & Nambour evening peak only[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Meadows, Jane (1994). Brisbane's Western Suburbs: our heritage in focus. State Library of Queensland Foundation. p. 91. ISBN 0-7242-6077-3. 
  2. ^ Toowong Centre for the Government of Queensland
  3. ^ "Toowong.". The Telegraph (6,336). Queensland, Australia. 7 February 1893. p. 2. Retrieved 7 February 2017 – via National Library of Australia. 
  4. ^ "Graceville Railway Station (entry 602717)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  5. ^ "Queensland" Railway Digest April 1985 page 119
  6. ^ Ipswich & Rosewood line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  7. ^ Springfield line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  8. ^ a b Toowong Platform 1 TransLink
  9. ^ a b c d Toowong Platform 2 TransLink
  10. ^ Toowong Platform 3 TransLink
  11. ^ a b Toowong Platform 4 TransLink

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