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Varsity Lakes railway station

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

Varsity Lakes
VarsityLakes2016.jpg
Station entrance in December 2016.
Location Scottsdale Drive & Cormandel Lane, Varsity Lakes
Coordinates 28°03′18″S 153°14′09″E / 28.0549°S 153.2358°E / -28.0549; 153.2358Coordinates: 28°03′18″S 153°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
Distance 89.40 kilometres from Central
Platforms 2 (1 island)
Tracks 2
Construction
Structure type Ground
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Status Staffed
Station code 600247 (platform 1)
600117 (platform 2)
Fare zone go card 6
Website Queensland Rail
History
Opened 13 December 2009
Electrified Yes
Services
Preceding station   Queensland Rail   Following station
toward Bowen Hills
Gold Coast LineTerminus

Contents

HistoryEdit

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]

ServicesEdit

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

Services by platformEdit

Transport linksEdit

Surfside Buslines operate four routes via Varsity Lakes station:

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ Gold Coast line timetable TransLink 20 January 2014
  4. ^ Robina Platform 1 TransLink
  5. ^ Robina Platform 2 TransLink
  6. ^ a b Route 753 timetable TransLink 21 July 2014
  7. ^ Route 759 timetable TransLink 21 July 2014
  8. ^ Route 760 timetable TransLink 21 July 2014

External linksEdit