Varsity Lakes railway station

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Varsity Lakes
VarsityLakes2016.jpg
Station entrance in December 2016.
LocationScottsdale Drive & Cormandel Lane, Varsity Lakes
Coordinates 28°03′18″S153°14′09″E / 28.0549°S 153.2358°E / -28.0549; 153.2358 Coordinates: 28°03′18″S153°14′09″E / 28.0549°S 153.2358°E / -28.0549; 153.2358
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Gold Coast
Distance89.40 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 (1 island)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusStaffed
Station code600247 (platform 1)
600117 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 6
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened13 December 2009
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station  Queensland Rail  Following station
toward  Bowen Hills
Gold Coast Line Terminus

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

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History

Varsity Lakes station opened on 13 December 2009 as the terminal station of the Gold Coast line when it was extended from Robina. [1]

Construction work on the four kilometre line extension from Robina commenced in late July 2007. [2]

Services

Varsity Lakes is served by Gold Coast line services to Bowen Hills, Doomben and Brisbane Airport Domestic. [3]

Services by platform

PlatformLineDestinationsNotes
1 Gold Coast Bowen Hills, Doomben & Brisbane Airport Domestic [4]
2 Gold Coast Bowen Hills, Doomben & Brisbane Airport Domestic [5]

Surfside Buslines operate five routes via Varsity Lakes station:

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References

  1. Robina-Varsity Lakes rail extension state's most expensive The Courier-Mail 14 December 2009
  2. State government makes tracks from Robina to Varsity Lakes Queensland Government 10 July 2007
  3. "Airport/Gold Coast Line timetable". TransLink . 2 March 2020.
  4. Varsity Lakes Platform 1 TransLink
  5. Varsity Lakes Platform 2 TransLink
  6. "Route 753 timetable". TransLink .
  7. "Route 757 timetable". TransLink .
  8. "Route 759 timetable". TransLink .
  9. "Route 760 timetable". TransLink .
  10. "Route 765 timetable". TransLink.