Varsity Lakes railway station

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Varsity Lakes
VarsityLakes2016.jpg
Station entrance in December 2016.
LocationScottsdale Drive & Cormandel Lane, Varsity Lakes
Coordinates28°03′18″S 153°14′09″E / 28.0549°S 153.2358°E / -28.0549; 153.2358Coordinates: 28°03′18″S 153°14′09″E / 28.0549°S 153.2358°E / -28.0549; 153.2358
Owned byQueensland Rail
Operated byCity network
Line(s)Gold Coast
Distance89.40 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 (1 island)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code600247 (platform 1)
600117 (platform 2)
Fare zonego card 6
WebsiteQueensland Rail
History
Opened13 December 2009
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Gold Coast LineTerminus

Varsity Lakes railway station is located on the Gold Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Gold Coast suburb of Varsity Lakes.

History[edit]

Varsity Lakes station opened on 13 December 2009 as the terminal station of the Gold Coast line when it was extended from Robina.[1]

Construction work on the four kilometre line extension from Robina commenced in late July 2007.[2]

Services[edit]

Varsity Lakes is served by Gold Coast line services to Bowen Hills, Doomben and Brisbane Airport Domestic.[3]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Gold Coast Bowen Hills, Doomben & Brisbane Airport Domestic [4]
2 Gold Coast Bowen Hills, Doomben & Brisbane Airport Domestic [5]

Transport links[edit]

Surfside Buslines operate four routes via Varsity Lakes station:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Robina-Varsity Lakes rail extension state's most expensive The Courier-Mail 14 December 2009
  2. ^ State government makes tracks from Robina to Varsity Lakes Queensland Government 10 July 2007
  3. ^ Gold Coast line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  4. ^ Robina Platform 1 TransLink
  5. ^ Robina Platform 2 TransLink
  6. ^ a b Route 753 timetable TransLink 21 July 2014
  7. ^ Route 759 timetable TransLink 21 July 2014
  8. ^ Route 760 timetable TransLink 21 July 2014

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