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6 April 2024

6 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 Saturday 6th 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:  Catch a rail replacement bus from Varsity Lakes to Beenleigh station and change trains at Beenleigh station to travel to the Airport. The train will run express (via the Tennyson Loop) between Altandi and Roma Street station.
      • The all stops rail replacement bus (R762) will run between Varsity Lakes and Beenleigh stations every 30 minutes. The alternative rail replacement bus (R770) runs Express to Beenleigh station (stopping only at Robina station). If you are travelling from Helensvale station, catch an Express rail replacement bus (R772). If you are travelling from Nerang station, catch an Express rail replacement bus (R771).

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: All trains travelling from Roma Street will depart 8 minutes later than a normal timetable between Roma Street and Domestic stations.
      • 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: Catch a rail replacement bus if you are travelling between Moorooka and Park Road stations, then transfer to the Shorncliffe line train to the Roma Street station and changes trains at Roma Street station to travel to the Airport.
      • The all stops rail replacement bus (R591) will run between Moorooka and Park Road stations every 30 minutes. Alternative StationLink all stops buses will also be available between Moorooka and Park Road stations.

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: Catch a train to Beenleigh station and transfer to a rail replacement bus to your destination. The train will run express (via the Tennyson Loop) between Roma Street and Altandi stations. All trains travelling from Airport towards the Varsity Lakes will arrive 5 minutes later than the normal timetable between Altandi and Beenleigh stations.
      • The all stops rail replacement bus (R762) will run between Beenleigh and Varsity Lakes station every 30 minutes. Alternatively, if you are travelling to Helensvale station, catch an Express rail replacement bus (R772). If you are travelling to Nerang station, catch an Express rail replacement bus (R771). If you are travelling to Robina and Varsity Lakes station, catch an Express rail replacement bus (R770)

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.
  • Beenleigh travel: Change at Roma Street station for the Cleveland line or Park Road trains to travel to Park Road station and catch a rail replacement bus between Park Road and Moorooka stations.
      • The all stops rail replacement bus (R591) will run between Moorooka and Park Road stations every 30 minutes. Alternative, StationLink all stops buses will also be available between Moorooka and Park Road stations.

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.