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BRISBANE
 Queensland . Australia

Brisbane Rail Network Map ® R. Schwandl

 System

Metropolitan Rail Network

- operated by QR (formerly branded "Citytrain")

- total network length over 390 km (incl. interurban lines)

- 10 lines radiating from Brisbane Central Station, with cross-city operation, running every 30 minutes

- electrified, narrow gauge (1067 mm)

13-07-1966: Salisbury Junction - Acacia Ridge
18-11-1978: Roma Street - South Brisbane
25-09-1982: Lota - Thorneside
26-07-1986: Thorneside - Wellington Point 3
24-10-1987: Wellington Point - Cleveland
12-03-1988: new Beenleigh terminus
26-02-1996: Beenleigh - Helensvale (28 km)
16-12-1997: Helensvale - Nerang (9.3 km)
31-05-1998: Nerang - Robina
07-05-2001: Airport Junction-Domestic Airport (8.2 km)
13-12-2009: Robina - Varsity Lakes

- Darra - Richlands branch opened 17 Jan 2011, extended to Springfield Central (9.5 km) on 2 Dec 2013
- a 12.6 km double-track branch, the Redcliffe Peninsula Line from Petrie to Kippa-Ring opened on 4 Oct 2016, with trains mostly running through to the Springfield Line [Project Website]

 

 Projects

Cross River Rail started construction in mid-2017. This will be a 10.2 km rail line between Dutton Park and Bowen Hills, including a 5.9 km tunnel under the Brisbane River and the CBD.

For more info see official project website

 Photos

Brisbane Train QR Citytrain Brisbane Train QR Citytrain

Brisbane Train QR Citytrain Brisbane Train QR Citytrain

 Links

Urban Rail Down UnderQR (Queensland Rail) (Official Site)

TransLink (Public Transport in Southeast Queensland)

Queensland Rail at Wikipedia

Brisbane Railway Map

QROTI - Queensland's Railways On The Internet

Read the webmaster's personal impressions of the Brisbane Suburban Train System in the UrbanRail.Blog (Feb 2011)

 

 

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