Holmview railway station

Holmview railway station is located on the Beenleigh line in Queensland, Australia. It is one of two stations serving the Logan suburb of Beenleigh, the other being Beenleigh station.

Holmview
Holmview Railway Station, Queensland, July 2012.JPG
Southbound view in July 2012
LocationSpanns Road, Beenleigh
Coordinates27°42′34″S 153°11′15″E / 27.7095°S 153.1875°E / -27.7095; 153.1875Coordinates: 27°42′34″S 153°11′15″E / 27.7095°S 153.1875°E / -27.7095; 153.1875
Owned byQueensland Rail
Operated byCity network
Line(s)Beenleigh
Distance39.09 kilometres from Central
Platforms2 (1 island)
Tracks2
Construction
Structure typeGround
Parking66 bays
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
StatusStaffed morning peak
Station code600237 (platform 1)
600238 (platform 2)
Fare zonego card 3
WebsiteQueensland Rail
History
Opened1885
ElectrifiedYes
Previous namesHolme View
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Beenleigh Line
Terminus

HistoryEdit

Holmview station opened in 1885 as Holme View.[1] It was named Holme View because it had a view of the Loganholme area.[2] The station was renamed Holmview shortly afterwards. On 21 April 1992, a second platform opened as part of the duplication of the line.[3]

ServicesEdit

Holmview station is served by all stops Beenleigh line services from Beenleigh to Bowen Hills and Ferny Grove.[4]

Services by platformEdit

Platform Line Destinations Notes
1 Beenleigh Beenleigh [5]
2 Beenleigh Bowen Hills & Ferny Grove [6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Howells, Mary (2003). Logan River Tinnie Trail. Logan City Council. p. 83. ISBN 0975051903.
  2. ^ "Opening of the railway to Beenleigh". The Brisbane Courier. QLD. 27 July 1885. p. 5. Retrieved 19 February 2015.
  3. ^ "Rails return to the Gold Coast" Railway Digest August 1996 page 17
  4. ^ "Beenleigh Line timetable". TransLink. Retrieved 14 December 2018.
  5. ^ Holmview Platform 1 TransLink
  6. ^ Holmview Platform 2 TransLink

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