Ormeau railway station

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Ormeau
OrmeauFront+P2.png
View of station entrance (top) Footbridge as seen from platform 2 (bottom)
LocationMirambeena Drive, Pimpama
Coordinates 27°47′57″S153°16′56″E / 27.7992°S 153.2823°E / -27.7992; 153.2823 Coordinates: 27°47′57″S153°16′56″E / 27.7992°S 153.2823°E / -27.7992; 153.2823
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Gold Coast
Distance52.72 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
Parking237 bays
Bicycle facilitiesNo
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code600241 (platform 1)
600242 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 4
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened25 February 1996
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station  Queensland Rail  Following station
toward  Bowen Hills
Gold Coast Line
toward  Varsity Lakes

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

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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Gold Coast, Queensland City in Queensland, Australia

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History

Ormeau station opened on 25 February 1996 when the Gold Coast line opened from Beenleigh to Helensvale. [1] It is the only station on the Gold Coast line with side platforms.

Beenleigh railway station railway station in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

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Helensvale railway station

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Services

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

Varsity Lakes railway station

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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

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Services by platform

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

Surfside Buslines operate four routes from Ormeau station:

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Coomera railway station

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Yatala, Queensland Suburb of Gold Coast City, Queensland, Australia

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Ormeau Hills, Queensland Suburb of Gold Coast City, Queensland, Australia

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References

  1. "Gold Coast Line Opens" Railway Digest April 1996 page 17
  2. "Airport/Gold Coast Line timetable". TransLink . Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. Ormeau Platform 1 TransLink
  4. Ormeau Platform 2 TransLink
  5. "Route 721 timetable". TransLink . Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  6. "Route 722 timetable". TransLink . Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  7. "Route 728 timetable". TransLink . Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  8. "Route 729 timetable". TransLink . Retrieved 14 December 2018.