Infrastructure improvements including station upgrades, park 'n' ride projects and the growth in the busway network assist in encouraging more people to use public transport.
TransLink's busway network plays an important role in the future of public transport in South East Queensland.
View a list of TransLink's busway stations.
Other bus and rail projects
TransLink's Station Upgrade Program
TransLink's Station Upgrade Program (TSUP) is a key delivery mechanism for infrastructure improvements across TransLink's public transport network. The TSUP is intended to:
- provide high quality stations and stops that meet passenger demand and capacity requirements for future growth in services
- provide attractive and comfortable passenger facilities and make public transport easy to access and use
- upgrade public transport facilities to create a consistent look-and-feel throughout the network
- support high frequency and/or priority public transport to allow services to connect and provide passengers with a faster, more efficient and reliable journey.
Recently completed projects
Browns Plains station upgrade
Browns Plains bus station upgrade was completed in November 2014 and is located on Browns Plains Road at Grand Plaza Shopping Centre. The improvements include more passenger waiting space, full sheltered plaforms with comfortable seating, security cameras and lighting, better pedestrian and cyclist access, improved accessibility for all customers, a designated kiss ‘n’ ride and bicycle storage facilities.
South East Busway extension
Maroochydore bus station
Maroochydore bus station, located on Horton Parade became operational on Monday 25 November, 2013. The bus station includes six bus bays, high-quality waiting facilities, 24-hour security cameras and lighting, and secure bicycle storage. The urban design, funded by Sunshine Coast Council also includes high-quality streetscaping, landscaping, public artwork and end-of-trip facilities with showers and toilets. The station has improved the efficiency of bus services operating on the coast as well as helping to reduce traffic congestion around the Sunshine Plaza precinct.
The Gap park ‘n’ ride
The Gap park 'n' ride was completed in December 2013 and is located on Waterworks Road near the Enoggera Reservoir in The Gap. The park 'n' ride features parking for 85 cars and four motorcycles, including three disabled car parking spaces and a high-quality bus station with four bus bays, comfortable seating and bicycle storage.
Capalaba park 'n' ride
The Capalaba park 'n' ride was completed in March 2013 and is located on the corner of Moreton Bay Road and Redland Bay Road. The park 'n' ride features parking for 204 vehicles and four disabled parking bays and two high-quality bus platforms with comfortable waiting environments and bicycle storage.
Keperra to Ferny Grove Rail Upgrade
The Keperra to Ferny Grove Rail Upgrade was completed in March 2013. The project involved duplicating 2.6km of track between Keperra and Ferny Grove stations and upgrading Ferny Grove station. The track duplication has provided increased rail capacity and improved reliability on the Ferny Grove line. The station upgrade included new facilities, disability access, expanding the car park to around 1000 spaces, improving traffic flow in and out of the station and improving bus connections.
North Lakes station
North Lakes station was completed in January 2013 and is located on the corner of The Corse and Endeavour Boulevard. It provides a bus interchange with room for six buses, as well as a safe and comfortable waiting environment for passengers complete with a kiss 'n' ride, bicycle storage, convenient pedestrian links and public toilet facilities.