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14 April 2024

14 April 2024

Track work on the Brisbane City and Gold Coast Line

Due to Cross River Rail construction works, all Airtrain services to and from the Brisbane City and Gold Coast will be affected by track work between Roma Street and Altandi stations and between Beenleigh and Varsity Lakes stations on Sunday 14th April 2024.

Before travelling we recommend you plan your journey using the Translink journey planner, find your station’s rail replacement bus stop location, and allow extra travel time for your journey. For more information on this service impact click here to visit the TransLink website or call 13 12 30.

Airtrain will be running a special timetable on these dates, click here or visit the Brisbane Airtrain – Train Timetable for more information.

 

Travelling to Brisbane Airport  

  • Gold Coast and Beenleigh travel:  All trains from the Gold Coast will be stopping at all stops between Varsity lakes and Banoon station. Trains will depart 5 minutes later than the normal timetable between Varsity Lakes and Ormeau stations, and 7 to 15 minutes later between Beenleigh and Altandi stations. This train will terminate at Banoon station where customers will disembark and travel by an Express rail replacement bus to Eagle Junction station or to Roma Street station to catch a connecting train to the Airport.
      • The Express rail replacement bus (R701) will run between Banoon and Eagle Junction.
      • The rail replacement bus (R584) will run between Banoon and Roma Street station (stopping only at South Bank, South Brisbane and Roma Street stations)
      • If you are travelling between Banoon and Park Road station, catch all stops rail replacement bus (R591) to Roma Street station and then transfer to the train at Roma Street station to travel to the Airport.

TRAVEL TIP: When travelling on the rail replacement bus, place your luggage on the seat next to   you or under the seat so it is within easy reaching distance. You may also ask your bus driver for ramp assistance when entering or exiting the bus to assist with your luggage.  

  • Brisbane City travel: If you are travelling from South Brisbane, South Bank, or Park Road stations catch the Shorncliffe line or Ferny Grove line train and transfer at Roma Street station to travel to the Airport. All trains travelling from Roma Street will depart a minute later than a normal timetable between Roma Street and Domestic station from 6:28 am to 15:28 pm.
  • Shorncliffe travel: Catch a rail replacement bus between Shorncliffe and Northgate station, then transfer to a train service to Eagle Junction station to catch a connecting train to the Airport.

TRAVEL TIP: When travelling on the rail replacement bus, place your luggage on the seat next to   you or under the seat so it is within easy reaching distance. You may also ask your bus driver for ramp assistance when entering or exiting the bus to assist with your luggage.  

  • Caboolture, Sunshine Coast, Redcliffe Peninsula, Doomben travel: These services are not impacted, change trains at Eagle Junction station to the Airport. (Note: Doomben line does not operate on Sunday)
  • Ferny Grove travel: This service is not impacted, change trains at Bowen Hills station to the Airport.
  • Cleveland, Springfield, Ipswich, Rosewood travel: These services are not impacted, change trains at Roma Street station to the Airport.

 

If you are unsure that your travel station has been affected by trackwork, please click here to see the list of affected stations.

 

Travelling from Brisbane Airport 

  • Gold Coast and Beenleigh travel: All trains to the Gold Coast will terminate at Roma Street station. Trains will arrive 9 minutes earlier from Altandi station, and 1 to 4 minutes earlier than the normal timetable between Loganlea and Varsity Lakes stations.
      • If you are travelling to the Gold Coast you can either catch the Express rail replacement bus (R701) from Eagle Junction station to Banoon station for connecting train services to your destination.
      • If you are travelling between Park Road and Banoon stations, catch all stops rail replacement bus (R591) from Roma Street station to travel to your destination.

TRAVEL TIP: When travelling on the rail replacement bus, place your luggage on the seat next to you or under the seat so it is within easy reaching distance. You may also ask your bus driver for ramp assistance when entering or exiting the bus to assist with your luggage.  

  • Brisbane City travel: If you are travelling to South Brisbane, South Bank, or Park Road stations catch the Cleveland line or Park Road trains and transfer at Roma Street station to travel to your destination.
  • Shorncliffe travel:  If you are travelling between Northgate and Shorncliffe stations, change trains at Eagle Junction station to travel to Northgate station and then transfer to a rail replacement bus to your destination.

TRAVEL TIP: When travelling on the rail replacement bus, place your luggage on the seat next to   you or under the seat so it is within easy reaching distance. You may also ask your bus driver for ramp assistance when entering or exiting the bus to assist with your luggage.  

  • Caboolture, Sunshine Coast, Shorncliffe, Redcliffe Peninsula, Doomben travel: These services are not impacted, change trains at Eagle Junction station to your destination. (Note: Doomben line does not operate on Sunday)
  • Ferny Grove travel: This service is not impacted, change trains at Bowen Hills station to your destination.
  • Cleveland, Springfield, Ipswich, Rosewood travel: These services are not impacted, change trains at Roma Street station to your destination.

 

If you are unsure that your travel station has been affected by trackwork, please click here to see the list of affected stations.

 

Please note that the rail replacement bus service is provided by Translink, Airtrain cannot provide up-to-date bus information, if you require this information please use the Translink journey planner or contact Translink on 13 12 30.

Please note due to changes in the service at Queensland Rail stations, Airtrain cannot guarantee the same level of accessibility. Please contact Queensland Rail directly to discuss these changes and how they might affect you, by calling 13 16 17 or sending an SMS to 0428 774 636 during business hours. For information outside of business hours please contact Translink on 13 12 30.