Nerang railway station

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Nerang
Nerang Railway Station, Queensland, Apr 2012.JPG
Northbound view in April 2012
LocationLeagues Club Drive, Nerang
Coordinates 27°59′39″S153°21′00″E / 27.9941°S 153.3500°E / -27.9941; 153.3500 Coordinates: 27°59′39″S153°21′00″E / 27.9941°S 153.3500°E / -27.9941; 153.3500
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Gold Coast
Distance75.89 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 (1 island)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code600185 (platform 1)
600120 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 5
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened16 December 1997
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station  Queensland Rail  Following station
toward  Bowen Hills
Gold Coast Line
toward  Varsity Lakes

Nerang railway station is located on the Gold Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Gold Coast suburb of Nerang.

Gold Coast railway line

The Gold Coast railway line is an interurban railway line operated by Queensland Rail in Queensland, Australia, connecting Brisbane with the Gold Coast.

Queensland North-east state of Australia

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History

Nerang station opened on 16 December 1997 when the Gold Coast line was extended from Helensvale. [1] It served as the terminus until the line was extended in 1998 to Robina.

Helensvale railway station

Helensvale railway station is a major public transport interchange in Gold Coast suburb of Helensvale. Helensvale railway station is served by the Queensland Rail Citytrain network Gold Coast line, G:link light rail and Surfside Buslines bus services.

Robina railway station

Robina railway station is located on the Gold Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Gold Coast suburb of Robina.

Services

Nerang is served by Gold Coast line services from Varsity Lakes to Bowen Hills, Doomben and Brisbane Airport Domestic. [2]

Varsity Lakes railway station

Varsity Lakes railway station is located on the Gold Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Gold Coast suburb of Varsity Lakes.

Bowen Hills railway station railway station in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Domestic Terminal railway station, Brisbane railway station in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Domestic Terminal railway station is the terminus station of the Airport line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Domestic Terminal at Brisbane Airport, opening on 5 May 2001 at the same time as the line.

Services by platform

PlatformLineDestinationsNotes
1 Gold Coast Varsity Lakes [3]
2 Gold Coast Bowen Hills, Doomben & Brisbane Airport Domestic [4]

Surfside Buslines operate eight routes from Nerang station:

Surfside Buslines

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Robina Town Centre

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References

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  2. "Airport/Gold Coast Line timetable". TransLink . Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. Nerang Platform 1 TransLink
  4. Nerang Platform 2 TransLink
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