Shorncliffe railway line, Brisbane
- Shorncliffe railway line, Brisbane
SEQ Transit Lines
line_type = rail
from = Brisbane central business district
to = Shorncliffe
name = Shorncliffe Line
line_owner = QR Limited
map_colour = Blue
line_length = 20.7
operator_names = Citytrain
fleet_names = EMU and SMU 200/220 series
date_1 = 1882
event_1 = Opened to Sandgate (Shorncliffe)
The Shorncliffe railway line is an suburban railway line extending 16.4 km (10.2 mi) north from Brisbane (20.7 km from Central station by rail), the state capital of Queensland, Australia. It is part of the QR Citytrain network.
The Shorncliffe line opened in 1882 to Sandgate, before being renamed Shorncliffe upon the opening of a new station now called Sandgate. The line allowed Brisbane residents to travel to the water of Moreton Bay's shoreline at Shorncliffe.
[cite book | last = Hallam | first = Greg | title = Brisbane's Biography (Steamtrain Sunday) | publisher = QR Limited | date = 2005 ] ]
Line guide and services
Most services stop at all stations to Roma Street railway station. The typical travel time between Shorncliffe and Brisbane City is approximately 33 minutes (to Central). During weekday peak times, a few services may skip stations between Northgate and Bowen Hills, except Eagle Junction, for faster travel times for commuters working in the Brisbane central business district.
During the weekday daytime off-peak, services continue to Corinda railway station on the Ipswich line, creating a 15 minute frequency in this section. On weekends, services extend to South Bank railway station on the Beenleigh, Cleveland and Gold Coast lines.
Passengers for/from the Caboolture and Nambour and Gympie North lines change at Northgate, Airport and Doomben lines at Eagle Junction, Ferny Grove line at Bowen Hills, and all other lines at Central.
* [http://www.citytrain.com.au Citytrain]
* [http://www.transinfo.com.au TransInfo]
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