- Toowong railway station, Brisbane
street=Benson Street, cnr Sherwood Road
facilities= [http://www.citytrain.com.au/stations/station_details/toowong.asp Link]
Toowong railway station is a
railway stationin Toowong, a southwestern suburb of Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland, Australia. On the Ipswich railway line, it is in a transition precinct between Zone 1 and Zone 2 of the TransLink integrated public transportsystem.
The station is under the Toowong Village shopping centre, as it was built-over in the 1980s to harness the airspace for commercial opportunity. The station provides access to the cafe and shopping precinct, as well as the Regatta and Royal Exchange hotels nearby. It is the closest station to the St Lucia campus of the
University of Queensland.
The railway west of Brisbane, brought significant growth to suburbs close to the city such as Toowong. The station was first opened on the 14 June 1875, the same date the first Toowong Post Office building was opened. [cite book |title=Brisbane's Western Suburbs: our heriatge in focus |last=Meadows |first=Jane |authorlink= |coauthors= |year=1994 |publisher=State Library of Queensland Foundation |location= |isbn=0724260773 |pages=91 ] The station was submerged during the 1893 floods.
ervices by platform
p2destname=City & Caboolture
City & Shorncliffe|p2notes=All stations
p4destname=City & Caboolture
City & Shorncliffe|p4notes=Peak-hr services
*+ Shorncliffe services to and from Corinda operate on weekdays only.
*^ Limited direct services to Rosewood, most services require a change of trains at Ipswich
TransLink bus routes servicing Toowong
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