Cultural Centre busway station

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Cultural Centre
Cultural-Centre-Busway-Station.jpg
LocationMelbourne Street, South Brisbane
Coordinates 27°28′24″S153°01′09″E / 27.47333°S 153.01917°E / -27.47333; 153.01917 Coordinates: 27°28′24″S153°01′09″E / 27.47333°S 153.01917°E / -27.47333; 153.01917
Owned by Department of Transport & Main Roads
Operated by Brisbane Transport
Clarks Logan City Bus Service
Line(s) South East Busway
Northern Busway
Platforms2
Bus routes70
Connections South Brisbane railway station
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code 010802 (platform 1)
011168 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 1
Website TransLink
History
Opened23 October 2000
Services
Preceding stationTranslinkFollowing station
Terminus South East Busway South Bank
Northern Busway
proposed extension to Bracken Ridge
King George Square
towards RBWH

Cultural Centre busway station is located in Brisbane, Australia serving the South Bank precinct. It is located directly south of Victoria Bridge and close to South Brisbane railway station. It opened on 23 October 2000 when the South East Busway opened to Woolloongabba. [1]

Contents

The station takes its name from its location within the Queensland Cultural Centre precinct. The platforms are accessible from the pedestrian bridge linking the Queensland Performing Arts Centre to the Queensland Museum and Queensland Art Gallery. The station is also close to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Courier Mail Piazza and the western end of the South Bank Parklands.

Services

Buses leaving and entering the Cultural Centre busway station with Victoria Bridge in the background Cultural Centre stn overview.jpg
Buses leaving and entering the Cultural Centre busway station with Victoria Bridge in the background

The station services buses to the southern suburbs and South East Busway as well as providing an alternative terminus to the Brisbane central business district for many bus services from northern suburbs including those operating via the Northern Busway. Many CityXpress and most BUZ routes pass through the station, providing convenient transfer to and from major servicing areas outside the city. It is served by 70 routes operated by Brisbane Transport and Clarks Logan City Bus Service as part of the TransLink network. [2]

Northern Busway services

No Northern Busway services directly connect King George Square busway station with the Queen Street bus station. After stopping at Cultural Centre station, a number of outbound (northbound) services bypass the Queen Street bus station and stop at the King George Square on the northern side of the Brisbane River and vice versa.

Platforms

Services generally depart as follows:

PlatformServices
Platform 1 (Inbound)
Platform 2 (Outbound)

Facilities

A pedestrian bridge towards the south of the station, which provide access to the platforms, connects the Queensland Performing Arts Centre with both the Queensland Museum and the Queensland Art Gallery. The elevated pedestrian bridge has three lifts.

There is a giant-size model of a cicada right outside Platform 2 of the station.

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References

  1. South East Busway services to start on Monday Queensland Government 22 October 2000
  2. "Cultural Centre Station | TransLink". TransLink, Department of Transport and Main Roads. Retrieved 9 November 2019.

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