Normanby busway station

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Normanby
Normanby busway station.jpg
Location Kelvin Grove Road, Kelvin Grove
Coordinates 27°27′33″S153°00′54″E / 27.45917°S 153.01500°E / -27.45917; 153.01500 Coordinates: 27°27′33″S153°00′54″E / 27.45917°S 153.01500°E / -27.45917; 153.01500
Owned by Department of Transport & Main Roads
Operated by Brisbane Transport
Line(s) Northern Busway
Platforms 2
Bus routes 8
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code 000893 (platform 1)
000892 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 1
Website TransLink
History
Opened 14 December 2005
Services
Preceding station  TransLink  Following station
toward  Cultural Centre
Northern Busway
toward  RWBH (current) and
Bracken Ridge (proposed)

Normanby busway station is located in Brisbane, Australia serving the suburb of Kelvin Grove. It opened on 14 December 2005 on an existing section of the Inner Northern Busway. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] It is adjacent to Brisbane Grammar School and the Inner City Bypass.

Brisbane capital city of Queensland, Australia

Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane's metropolitan area has a population of approximately 2.5 million, and the South East Queensland metropolitan region, centred on Brisbane, encompasses a population of more than 3.6 million. The Brisbane central business district stands on the historic European settlement and is situated inside a peninsula of the Brisbane River, about 15 kilometres from its mouth at Moreton Bay. The metropolitan area extends in all directions along the floodplain of the Brisbane River Valley between Moreton Bay and the Great Dividing Range, sprawling across several of Australia's most populous local government areas (LGAs)—most centrally the City of Brisbane, which is by far the most populous LGA in the nation. The demonym of Brisbane is "Brisbanite" or "Brisbanian".

Kelvin Grove, Queensland Suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Kelvin Grove is an inner northern suburb of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia approximately 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the CBD. This hilly suburb takes its name from Kelvingrove Park in Glasgow, Scotland. It is primarily residential with tree-lined streets and some commercial and light industrial activities along its main thoroughfare, Kelvin Grove Road. La Boite Theatre Company, Queensland's second largest theatre company, operates from the Roundhouse Theatre on the Kelvin Grove campus of the Queensland University of Technology.

The Northern Busway is a bus-only road running north from the Brisbane central business district to the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital in Queensland, Australia. The first section of the busway opened on 23 February 2004 with one station at QUT Kelvin Grove. In December 2005, Normanby and Herston stations opened.

It is served by eight routes all operated by Brisbane Transport. [6]

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References

  1. Beattie opens new $135 million busway Queensland Government 22 April 2004
  2. Two New Stations Help Make Busway The Smart Way To Travel Queensland Government 13 December 2005
  3. "Eritrean event" City North News 15 December 2005 page 5
  4. "New bus stations cut time" Westside News 21 December 2005 page 8
  5. Call for inner-city rail loop Brisbane Times 10 June 2008
  6. Northern Busway network map Archived 2017-03-31 at the Wayback Machine . TransLink