Moorooka railway station

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Moorooka
Moorooka Railway Station, Queensland, July 2012.JPG
Northbound view from the platform in July 2012
LocationIpswich Road, Moorooka
Coordinates27°32′09″S 153°00′50″E / 27.5357°S 153.0140°E / -27.5357; 153.0140Coordinates: 27°32′09″S 153°00′50″E / 27.5357°S 153.0140°E / -27.5357; 153.0140
Owned byQueensland Rail
Operated byCity network
Line(s)Beenleigh
Distance10.55 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 (1 island)
Tracks3
Construction
Structure typeGround
Parking18 bays
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
StatusStaffed morning peak
Station code600197 (platform 1)
600198 (platform 2)
Fare zonego card 2
WebsiteTransLink
History
Opened1887
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station Queensland Rail Following station
Yeerongpilly
towards Bowen Hills
Beenleigh Line Rocklea
towards Beenleigh

Moorooka railway station is located on the Beenleigh line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Brisbane suburb of Moorooka. The station opened in 1887.[1]

To the west of the station lies the NSW North Coast dual gauge line primarily used by Gold Coast, NSW TrainLink XPT and freight services, and the Clapham freight yard.[2][3]

In 1996, as part of the construction of the Gold Coast line, the standard gauge line was converted to dual gauge.[4]

Moorooka passenger station is opposite the Clapham goods railway station.

Services[edit]

Moorooka station is served by all stops Beenleigh line services from Beenleigh, Kuraby and Coopers Plains to Bowen Hills and Ferny Grove.[5]

Services by platform[edit]

Platform Lines Destinations Notes
1 Beenleigh Coopers Plains, Kuraby & Beenleigh [6]
2 Beenleigh Bowen Hills & Ferny Grove [7]

Diagram[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Queensland Places - Mooorooka". Centre for the Government of Queensland. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  2. ^ Clapham - Yeerongpilly SA Track & Signal
  3. ^ Million dollar homes in the firing line Brisbane Times 15 September 2010
  4. ^ "Yeerongpilly - Salisbury Third Road" Railway Digest August 1996 page 11
  5. ^ "Beenleigh Line timetable". TransLink. 2 March 2020.
  6. ^ Moorooka Platform 1 TransLink
  7. ^ Moorooka Platform 2 TransLink

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