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Banyo railway station

Banyo railway station is located on the Shorncliffe line in Queensland, Australia. It is one of two stations serving the Brisbane suburb of Banyo, the other being Bindha railway station.

Banyo
Banyo Railway Station, Queensland, July 2012.JPG
Northbound view from Platform 2 in July 2012
Location St Vincents Road, Banyo
Coordinates 27°22′27″S 153°04′39″E / 27.3742°S 153.0776°E / -27.3742; 153.0776Coordinates: 27°22′27″S 153°04′39″E / 27.3742°S 153.0776°E / -27.3742; 153.0776
Owned by Queensland Rail
Operated by City network
Line(s) Shorncliffe
Distance 12.05 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 (2 side)
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Parking 27 bays
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Assisted
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code 600413 (platform 1)
600414 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 2
Website Queensland Rail
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Roma Street
Shorncliffe Line
toward Shorncliffe

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HistoryEdit

The station was built in 1882 on the Sandgate railway line (now the Shorncliffe line). At that time, it was expected that this station would be the junction for the future North Coast railway line and was named Clapham Junction railway station. However it was later decided that junction would be at Northgate railway station and in 1879 it was renamed Banyo railway station.[1]

2012 truck collisionEdit

On 14 September 2012, a loaded semi-trailer was stuck on the level crossing at the station, when a northbound train collided with the vehicle, which caused it to be thrown into a southbound service. Rail services on the Shorncliffe railway line were disturbed for the rest of the day while a rail safety regulator investigated the collision.[2]

ServicesEdit

Banyo station is served by all stops Shorncliffe line services from Shorncliffe to Roma Street, Cannon Hill, Manly and Cleveland[3]

Services by platformEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Banyo | Queensland Places". queenslandplaces.com.au. Retrieved 2017-09-03.
  2. ^ "Truck and train collide in Brisbane". ABC News. Retrieved 16 September 2012.
  3. ^ Shorncliffe line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  4. ^ Banyo Platform 1 TransLink
  5. ^ Banyo Platform 2 TransLink

External linksEdit