Wulkuraka railway station

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Wulkuraka
Wulkuraka Railway Station, Queensland, Sep 2012.JPG
Eastbound view from Platform 2 in September 2012
Location Grace Street, Wulkuraka
Coordinates 27°36′49″S 152°43′58″E / 27.6135°S 152.7328°E / -27.6135; 152.7328Coordinates: 27°36′49″S 152°43′58″E / 27.6135°S 152.7328°E / -27.6135; 152.7328
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Main
Distance 41.57 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 side
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 20 bays
Other information
Status Unstaffed
Station code 600353 (platform 1)
600354 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 3
Website Queensland Rail
History
Rebuilt 1993
Electrified Yes
Previous names Brisbane Valley Junction
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Ipswich and Rosewood Line
toward Rosewood

Wulkuraka railway station is located on the Main line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Ipswich suburb of Wulkuraka.

History[edit]

Wulkuraka station opened as Brisbane Valley Junction in the 1880s, being the junction station for the Brisbane Valley railway line from 1884 until 1989. It was renamed Wulkuraka in 1905.[1]

Sadliers Crossing Railway Bridge[edit]

The Sadliers Crossing Railway Bridge is a heritage-listed truss bridge built in 1902 to the east of Wulkuraka station across the Bremer River.[1][2]

Depot[edit]

To the west of the station, construction commenced in April 2014 on a depot for the New Generation Rollingstock.[3][4][5]

Services[edit]

Wulkuraka is served by City network services from Rosewood to Ipswich. Most services terminate at Ipswich although some peak-hour services continue to Bowen Hills and Caboolture.[6]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Ipswich & Rosewood Rosewood [7]
2 Ipswich & Rosewood Ipswich [8]
Bowen Hills & Caboolture Morning peak only[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Queensland Places - Wulkuraka". Centre for the Government of Queensland. Retrieved 16 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Sadliers Crossing Railway Bridge (entry 602569)". Queensland Heritage Register. Queensland Heritage Council. Retrieved 13 July 2015. 
  3. ^ "New Generation Rollingstock". Queensland Government. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Foley, Peter (29 October 2014). "Wulkuraka rail depot is right on track". Queensland Times. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 
  5. ^ "Work commences on Wulkuraka NGR maintenance centre" Railway Digest June 2014 page 14
  6. ^ Ipswich & Rosewood line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  7. ^ Wulkuraka Platform 1 TransLink
  8. ^ a b Wulkuraka Platform 2 TransLink

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