Robina railway station

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Robina
Robina Railway Station, Queensland, May 2012.JPG
Station front in May 2012
LocationBayberry Lane, Robina
Coordinates 28°04′16″S153°22′40″E / 28.0711°S 153.3779°E / -28.0711; 153.3779 Coordinates: 28°04′16″S153°22′40″E / 28.0711°S 153.3779°E / -28.0711; 153.3779
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Gold Coast
Distance85.35 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 (1 island)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code600118 (platform 1)
600246 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 5
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened31 May 1998
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station  Queensland Rail  Following station
toward  Bowen Hills
Gold Coast Line
Terminus

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

Gold Coast railway line

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Queensland North-east state of Australia

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History

Robina station opened on 31 May 1998 when the Gold Coast line was extended from Helensvale. It served at the terminus of the line until it was extended to Varsity Lakes in December 2009.

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.

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.

North of the station lies a stabling yard, which will be expanded as part of the New Generation Rollingstock project. [1]

New Generation Rollingstock

The New Generation Rollingstock (NGR) is a class of electric multiple units being manufactured by Bombardier Transportation in Savli, India for the Queensland Rail City network. The first units entered service on 11 December 2017. They are Queensland Rail's largest fleet of electric trains.

Services

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

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

Bowen Hills railway station is located on the North Coast line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Brisbane suburb of Bowen Hills. North of the station, the Ferny Grove line branches off.

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 eight routes via Robina station:

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Robina Town Centre bus station is a bus stop servicing Robina Town Centre and Robina Community Centre in the suburb of Robina, Gold Coast Located on Robina Town Centre Drive the bus stop has six bus routes connecting the suburb with the northern, southern and eastern suburbs of the Gold Coast.

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References

  1. South East Queensland Stabling Program Department of Transport & Main Roads
  2. "Airport/Gold Coast Line timetable". TransLink . Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  3. Robina Platform 1 TransLink
  4. Robina Platform 2 TransLink
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  11. "Route 759 timetable". TransLink . Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  12. "Route 760 timetable". TransLink . Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  13. "North Coast timetable" (PDF). NSW Trainlink. 30 September 2018.