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Fairfield railway station, Brisbane

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Owned by  Queensland Rail
Line(s)  Beenleigh
Opened  1885
Rebuilt  1895
Operated by  City network
Platforms  2 side
Owner  Queensland Rail
Tracks  3
Fairfield railway station, Brisbane
Location  Mildmay Street, Fairfield
Distance  7.08 kilometres from Central
Address  Annerley QLD 4103, Australia
Similar  Dutton Park railway st, Yeronga railway station, Kingston railway station - Br, Holmview railway station, Rocklea railway station

Fairfield railway station is located on the Beenleigh line in Queensland, Australia. It serves the Brisbane suburb of Fairfield.

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To the west of the station lies the NSW North Coast dual gauge line primarily used by Gold Coast, NSW TrainLink XPT and freight services.

History

The first Fairfield railway station opened in 1885 and was adjacent to modern day Fairfield Road. Following the 1893 Brisbane flood, the Fairfield Deviation resulted in the railway between Dutton Park and Yeronga being rebuilt to the east with the current station opening in 1895.

In September 1930, the standard gauge New South Wales North Coast line opened to the west of the station. In 1995, as part of the construction of the Gold Coast line, the standard gauge line was converted to dual gauge.

Services

Fairfield station is served by all stops Beenleigh line services from Beenleigh, Kuraby and Coopers Plains to Bowen Hills and Ferny Grove.

Until June 2011, Fairfield was also served by services to Corinda via the Yeerongpilly-Corinda line.

References

Fairfield railway station, Brisbane Wikipedia


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