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2-5 April 2024

2-5 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 on Tuesday 2nd April, Wednesday 3rd April, Thursday 4th April and Friday 5th 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 travel:  All trains travelling from Varsity Lakes will depart 5 minutes earlier than the normal timetable between Varsity Lakes and Altandi stations.
      • If you are travelling during the on peak hours (trains departing from Varsity Lakes from 4:05 am to 9:05 am and from 3:35 pm to 6:35 pm) – Catch a train to Corinda station, change trains at Corinda Station to Roma Street station and transfer trains at the Roma Street station to catch a connecting train to the Airport.
      • If you are travelling during the off-peak hours (trains departing from Varsity Lakes from 9:35 am to 15:05 pm and from 7:05 pm to 8:05 pm) – trains departing from the Varsity Lakes will be running via the Tennyson Loop between Altandi and Roma Street stations.
  • Brisbane City travel: If you are travelling from South Brisbane, South Bank, or Park Road stations catch the Shorncliffe or Ferny Grove line train and transfer at Roma Street station to travel to the Airport.
  • Beenleigh travel: The rail replacement bus services will operate between Banoon and Park Road stations.
      • If you are travelling during the on peak hours (from first service to 9:30 am and from 3:00 pm to 7:00pm) – Catch an Express rail replacement bus (R586) between Banoon and Roma Street station and changes trains at Roma Street station to travel to the Airport.
      • If you are travelling during the off peak hours (from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to last service) – Catch an Express rail replacement bus (R584) between Banoon and Park Road station, then transfer to the Shorncliffe line or Ferny Grove line train to travel to the Roma Street station and changes trains at Roma Street station to travel to the Airport. Alternatively, catch all stops rail replacement bus (R591) between Banoon and Park Road station, then transfer to the Shorncliffe line or Ferny Grove line train to travel to the Roma Street station and changes trains 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.  

  • Caboolture, Sunshine Coast, Shorncliffe, 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 travel: All trains travelling from Airport towards the Varsity Lakes will arrive 5 minutes later than the normal timetable between Altandi and Varsity Lakes stations.
      • If you are travelling during the on peak hours (trains departing from Domestic station from 5:04 am to 8:49 am and from 3:34 pm to 6:34pm) – Catch a train to Roma Street station, change trains at Roma Street station to Corinda station and transfer trains at Corinda station to catch a connecting train to the Airport.
      • If you are travelling during the off-peak hours (trains departing from Domestic station from 9:04 am to 15:19 pm and from 7:04 pm to 10:04 pm) – trains departing from the Domestic station will be running via the Tennyson Loop between Roma Street and Altandi stations.
  • Brisbane City travel: If you are travelling to South Brisbane, South Bank, or Park Road stations, changes trains at the Roma Street station to the Cleveland or Beenleigh line to travel to your destination.
  • Beenleigh travel: The rail replacement bus services between Park Road and Banoon stations.
      • If you are travelling during the on peak hours (from first service to 9:30 am and from 3:00 pm to 7:00pm) – Catch a train to Roma Street station and transfer to an Express rail replacement bus (R586) between Roma Street and Bannon station and changes trains at Banoon station to your destination.
      • If you are travelling during the off peak hours (from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm and from 7:00 pm to last service) – Catch a train to Roma Street station, change to a Cleveland line or Park Road train to travel to Park Road station and transfer to an Express rail replacement bus (R584) between Park Road and Banoon station and changes trains at Banoon station to your destination. Alternatively, catch all stops rail replacement bus (R591) between Park Road and Banoon station, and changes trains at Banoon station 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.