Caboolture railway station

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Caboolture
Caboolture Railway Station, Queensland, Aug 2012.JPG
Northbound view from Platform 2 in August 2012
LocationMatthew Terrace, Caboolture
Coordinates 27°4′56″S152°57′11″E / 27.08222°S 152.95306°E / -27.08222; 152.95306 (Caboolture railway station, Brisbane) Coordinates: 27°4′56″S152°57′11″E / 27.08222°S 152.95306°E / -27.08222; 152.95306 (Caboolture railway station, Brisbane)
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated byQueensland Rail
Line(s) North Coast
Distance49.57 kilometres from Central
Platforms3 (1 side, 1 island)
Tracks3
Construction
Structure typeGround
Parking675 spaces
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code 600476 (platform 1)
600477 (platform 2)
600478 (platform 3)
Fare zone3
Website Queensland Rail
History
OpenedJune 1889
Rebuilt16 November 1985
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station Queensland Rail Following station
Morayfield
towards Roma Street
Caboolture Line Terminus
Sunshine Coast Line Elimbah
towards Nambour or Gympie North
Petrie
towards Roma Street
Sunshine Coast Line
Gympie North service
Long distance services
Brisbane
Terminus
Spirit of Queensland Nambour
towards Cairns
Electric Tilt Train Landsborough
towards Rockhampton
Spirit of the Outback Nambour
towards Longreach

Caboolture railway station is located on the North Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the urban centre of Caboolture in the Moreton Bay Region.

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History

Official opening plaque, 16 November 1985 Caboolture Railway Station, Opening Plaque, 29 July 2014.jpg
Official opening plaque, 16 November 1985

Caboolture station opened in June 1889 as part of the extension of the North Coast Line from Petrie, which opened in March 1888. As part of the electrification of the line from Petrie, the existing station building was replaced and a new island platform built. [1] The new station opened on 16 November 1985, while the electrification opened on 28 June 1986. [2]

The Kilcoy line branched off to the north-west. It opened in December 1909, closing in September 1996. [3] An old turntable is located on the eastern side. Extensive stabling sidings exist around the station

Services

Caboolture is the terminating point for all stops City network services to Brisbane, many continuing to Ipswich, Rosewood and Springfield Central. [4]

Caboolture is also served by Citytrain services to Nambour and Gympie North that only call at limited stops south of Caboolture. [5] To relieve congestion on the single track North Coast line north of Beerburrum, the rail service is supplemented by a bus service operated by Kangaroo Bus Lines on weekdays between to Nambour as route 649. [6]

Caboolture is also served by long-distance Traveltrain services; the Spirit of Queensland , Spirit of the Outback and the Bundaberg and Rockhamption Tilt Trains . [7] [8] [9]

Services by platform

PlatformLinesDestinationsNotes
1 Caboolture Roma Street, Springfield Central, Ipswich, Rosewood & Cleveland [10]
Sunshine Coast Roma Street, Springfield Central, Ipswich, Nambour & Gympie North [10]
Traveltrain Roma Street, Bundaberg, Rockhampton, Longreach & Cairns
2 Caboolture Roma Street, Springfield Central & Ipswich [11]
Sunshine Coast Roma Street, Ipswich & Nambour [11]
3 Caboolture Roma Street, Springfield Central, Ipswich & Rosewood [12]
Sunshine Coast Ipswich & Nambour [12]

Bribie Island Coaches operate two routes to and from Caboolture station:

Caboolture Bus Lines operate seven routes to and from Caboolture station:

Christensen Bus & Coach operate one route to and from Caboolture station:

Coast & Country operate a service to the Queensland University of Technology and TAFE campuses during school terms [23]

Kangaroo Bus Lines operate two routes to and from Caboolture station:

Purser's Coaches operate a service from Caboolture station to Murgon [25]

Sunbus Sunshine Coast operate a Sunshine Coast University service during school terms

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References

  1. "Queensland" Railway Digest May 1985 page 150
  2. Chapter 3: The Sunshine Route - Brisbane to Bundaberg SunSteam Inc
  3. Quinlan, Howard; Newland, John (2000). Australian Railway Routes 1854 - 2000. Redfern: Australian Railway Historical Society. p. 38. ISBN   0909650497.
  4. "Caboolture Line timetable". TransLink . 2 March 2020.
  5. "Sunshine Coast Line timetable". TransLink . 2 March 2020.
  6. 1 2 "Route 649 timetable". TransLink .
  7. "Spirit of Queensland timetable" (PDF). Queensland Rail Travel. 14 December 2018.
  8. "Spirit of the Outback timetable" (PDF). Queensland Rail Travel. 14 December 2018.
  9. "Tilt Train timetable" (PDF). Queensland Rail Travel. 14 December 2018.
  10. 1 2 Caboolture Platform 1 TransLink
  11. 1 2 Caboolture Platform 2 TransLink
  12. 1 2 Caboolture Platform 3 TransLink
  13. "Route 640 timetable". TransLink .
  14. "Route 643 timetable". TransLink .
  15. "Route 651 timetable". TransLink .
  16. "Route 652 timetable". TransLink .
  17. "Route 653 timetable". TransLink .
  18. "Route 654 timetable". TransLink .
  19. "Route 655 timetable". TransLink .
  20. "Route 657 timetable". TransLink .
  21. "Route 9999 timetable". TransLink .
  22. Kilcoy to Caboolture bus services Queensland Government
  23. Caboolture Campus Train Shuttle Bus TAFE Brisbane
  24. "Route 660 timetable". TransLink .
  25. New time table for bus line South Burnett Times 27 November 2014