Eight Mile Plains busway station

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Eight Mile Plains
Eight mile plains busway.jpg
LocationMiles Platting Road, Eight Mile Plains
Coordinates 27°34′43″S153°06′07″E / 27.57861°S 153.10194°E / -27.57861; 153.10194 Coordinates: 27°34′43″S153°06′07″E / 27.57861°S 153.10194°E / -27.57861; 153.10194
Owned by Department of Transport & Main Roads
Operated by Brisbane Transport
Clarks Logan City Bus Service
Mt Gravatt Bus Service
Transdev Queensland
Line(s) South East Busway
Platforms2
Bus routes10
Construction
Parking890 spaces
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station code 010824 (platform 1)
010823 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 2
Website TransLink
History
Opened30 April 2001
Services
Preceding station Translink Following station
Upper Mount Gravatt
towards Queen Street
South East Busway Rochedale
(proposed)
towards Springwood

Eight Mile Plains busway station is the southern most station on the South East Busway in Brisbane, Australia serving the suburb of Eight Mile Plains. It opened on 30 April 2001 when the busway was extended from Woolloongabba. [1] [2]

Contents

It is currently the last station on the South East Busway, and is connected to the Springwood bus station by the Pacific Motorway. It is enclosed by a number of major roads including Logan Road, Miles Platting Road, the Pacific Motorway and the Gateway Motorway. It features a free park & ride facility. [3]

Proposed busway extension

It is proposed to extend the South East Busway to connect Eight Mile Plains station with Springwood bus station by a dedicated 4.8 kilometres (3.0 mi) busway with an additional stop at Rochedale. The extension is to coincide with an upgrade to the adjacent section of the Pacific Motorway.

The preferred alignment for the busway extension corridor was determined in 2007 and a Concept Design Study was undertaken by the Queensland Government in 2009. [4] Currently buses must exit the busway and travel along the Pacific Motorway to reach Springwood.

Services

Eight Mile Plains busway station is served by 10 routes operated by Brisbane Transport, Clarks Logan City Bus Service, Mt Gravatt Bus Service and Transdev Queensland as part of the TransLink network. [5]

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References

  1. South-east Queensland transport infrastructure rollout since 1975 Brisbane Times 6 July 2010
  2. Brisbane busway turns 10 Australasian Bus & Coach 3 May 2011
  3. Brisbane Park n Rides and Commuter Car Spaces Visit Brisbane
  4. South East Busway Extension Queensland Transport
  5. "South Eastern Busway Network Map" (PDF). TransLink . January 2017.