Last reviewed: Wednesday 3 Jul 2019 at 1.45pm ()

From Monday 29 July, Queensland Rail will introduce an extra 430 weekly train services across the South East Queensland train network.

Changes to the train network will include:

  • a consistent Monday to Friday timetable
  • 85 extra weekly peak services, in addition to the 32 weekly peak services introduced in May
  • consistent departure times with 142 extra services each Friday
  • six-carriage upgrades to 59 three-carriage services.

What does this mean for me?

The Airport line will receive an additional two services on Fridays to provide a consistent Monday to Friday timetable. 

Changes include:

  • the 4.02pm from Park Road, Monday to Domestic Airport (Monday to Thursday) will now commence from Roma Street station at 4.12pm.

Additional Airtrain services

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Domestic Airport 12.34pm Central 12.58pm Friday
Central 12.01pm Domestic Airport 12.25pm Friday

 

The Beenleigh line will receive an additional 43 services per week. 

Changes include:

  • 15 additional inbound services, including two morning peak services on Fridays
  • 16 additional outbound services, including one afternoon peak service on Fridays
  • an extra service for customers between Fruitgrove and Coopers Plains in the morning peak, Monday to Thursday (previous express services Kuraby to Salisbury will now stop all stations; the travel time will remain the same)
  • 15 minute or better frequency in peak travel times
  • a consistent 15 minute frequency between morning and afternoon peaks, Monday to Friday, at stations between Coopers Plains and Central, and every 30 minutes in off-peak travel times and on weekends
  • 30 minute frequency in off-peak and on weekends at stations between Banoon and Beenleigh
  • a six-carriage upgrade on weekend services departing Bowen Hills at 3.58am to Beenleigh
  • outbound all station Beenleigh to Kuraby services which currently depart Altandi at :10 and :40 minutes past the hour will now depart at 12 and 42 minutes past the hour at Runcorn - being one minute later.

Additional peak services:

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Beenleigh 5.18am Central 6.24am Friday
Kuraby  8.04am Central 8.46am Friday
Central 3.49pm Beenleigh 4.56pm Friday

The Caboolture line will receive an additional nine weekly services.

Changes include:

  • weekend services will run express stopping only at Northgate, Eagle Junction and inner north stations (currently all stops), to create a consistent stopping patterns with weekday services
  • six-carriage upgrade on Monday to Friday services:
    • 4.35am - Caboolture to Central
    • 6.05am - Caboolture to Central
    • 4.24pm - Roma Street to Caboolture
    • 4.42pm - Roma Street to Caboolture
  • two additional inbound morning peak services (one on Monday to Thursday and two on Friday)
  • two additional outbound services on a Friday, including one in the afternoon peak, providing a consistent Monday to Friday timetable
  • customers at stations Morayfield to Dakabin will now have additional services due to a consistent stopping pattern with Caboolture and Nambour services
  • the 7.11am Monday to Thursday service from Caboolture will now run express Northgate to Bowen Hills, stopping only at Eagle Junction. This service will now arrive into Central station five minutes earlier
  • the 4.35am Friday service from Caboolture will now run express Petrie to Bowen Hills, stopping only at Northgate and Eagle Junction. This service will now arrive into Central station 12 minutes earlier
  • six-carriage upgrades on:
    • 5.37am - Central to Nambour
    • 8.08am - Nambour to Central
  • the 6.24am Monday to Thursday service from Roma Street will now depart nine minutes later at 6.33am; this service will depart Central at the same time
  • three Nambour services will consistent express stopping patters and provide additional weekday services for customers at Morayfield, Burpengary, Narangba and Dakabin stations
  • some services will have a change to origin stations and minor changes to departure times.

Additional peak services:

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Caboolture 7.29am Central 8.20am Monday to Friday
Caboolture 7.47am Central 8.38am Friday

 

The Cleveland line will receive an additional 48 services per week.

Changes include:

  • thirteen additional inbound services, including one morning peak, Monday to Friday
  • eleven additional outbound services, including three afternoon peak services on Friday
  • services every 15 minutes between the morning and afternoon peaks Monday to Friday between Cannon Hill and Central stations, and services every 30 minutes in the off-peak and weekends
  • services every 30 minutes outside peak travel times at stations between Murarrie and Cleveland
  • Friday express service between Park Road and Cannon Hill will now stop all stations
  • slight adjustments to departure times to morning peak express services from Cleveland station between 6am and 7.30am on weekdays.

Additional peak services:

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Cleveland 5.54am Central 6.56am Monday to Friday
Central 3.32pm Cleveland 4.35pm Fridays
Central 4.24pm Cleveland (express) 5.20pm Fridays
Central 5.02pm Manly 5.45pm Fridays

The Doomben line will receive an additional six services added to Fridays.

Changes include:

  • a consistent 30 minute frequency Monday to Friday
  • services from Roma Street between 10am and 7pm, Monday to Friday will depart three minutes later at :19 and :49 past the hour
  • some services that currently run to/from Park Road will now run to/from Roma Street
  • some minor changes to city departure times.

Additional peak services:

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Central 5.23pm Doomben 5.46pm Fridays

The Ferny Grove line will receive an additional 44 services per week.

Changes include:

  • six additional daily services Monday to Thursday
  • 20 additional services on a Friday
  • a consistent Monday to Friday timetable
  • services every 7-15 minutes in peak travel times
  • services every 15 minutes between the morning and afternoon peak travel times, Monday to Friday
  • services every 30 minutes during off-peak and on weekends.

Additional peak services:

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Ferny Grove 5.47am Central 6.19am Monday to Friday
Ferny Grove 7.10am Central 7.41am Fridays
Ferny Grove 8.10am Central 8.40am Monday to Friday
Central 4.03pm Ferny Grove 4.34pm Fridays
Central 5.03pm Ferny Grove 5.34pm Fridays

The Gold Coast line will receive an additional six services on Fridays, including two peak travel time services.

Changes include:

  • a consistent Monday to Friday timetable
  • services every 7-15 minutes in the morning and afternoon peak travel times Monday to Friday
  • services every 30 minutes in off-peak travel times Monday to Friday.

Additional peak services:

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Varsity Lakes 6.40am Central 7.59am Fridays
Central 5.14pm Varsity Lakes 6.37pm Fridays

The Ipswich and Rosewood lines will receive an additional six weekly services.

Changes include:

  • a consistent Monday to Friday timetable
  • six-carriage upgrades on six services:
    • 4.15am - Rosewood to Central (weekdays)
    • 6.39am - Ipswich to Central (weekdays)
    • 5.28am - Central to Ipswich (weekdays)
    • 6.58am - Central to Ipswich (weekdays)
    • 9.58am - Central to Ipswich (weekdays)
    • 3.52am - Bowen Hills to Ipswich (weekends)
  • the 5.28am from Ipswich will now depart nine minutes earlier at Central at 6.27am (Monday to Thursday), to make it consistent with the current Friday timetable; this service will arrive at Fortitude Valley and Bowen Hills nine minutes earlier and terminate at Bowen Hills
  • the 3.07pm from Bowen Hills to Ipswich will now depart nine minutes later at 3.16pm; it will depart Central at the same time of 3.22pm
  • some services will have a change to origin stations with changes to departure and arrival times.

Additional peak services

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Ipswich 6.57am Central 7.47am Friday
Central 5.26pm Ipswich 6.18pm Friday
Central 5.40pm Ipswich 6.30pm Monday to Friday

 

Inner-north stations will receive an additional 95 Northgate shuttle services, Monday to Friday.

Changes include:

  • 14 extra daily services Monday to Thursday
  • 39 extra services on Fridays
  • Caboolture services on weekends will no longer stop at these stations and will run express between Northgate and Bowen Hills, to provide a consistent timetable with week day services
  • 78 shuttle trains will be added between Northgate and Roma Street on Saturdays and 66 on Sundays to maintain a 15 minute or better frequency on weekends.

Additional peak services:

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Northgate 6.19am Central 6.38am Monday to Thursday
Northgate 6.49am Central 7.08am Monday to Friday
Northgate 7.19am Central 7.38am Monday to Friday
Northgate 7.49am Central 8.08am Monday to Thursday
Northgate 8.19am Central 8.38am Monday to Friday
Central 3.36pm Northgate 3.55pm Friday
Central 4.36pm Northgate 4.55pm Friday
Central 4.51pm Northgate 5.10pm Monday to Friday
Central 5.06pm Northgate 5.25pm Friday
Central 5.21pm Northgate 5.40pm Friday
Central 6.06pm Northgate 6.25pm Friday

 

The Redcliffe Peninsula line will receive an additional two services on Fridays.

Changes include:

  • a consistent Monday to Friday timetable
  • 30 minute frequency in off-peak travel times, Monday to Friday
  • the 8.34am (Monday to Thursday) service from Kippa-Ring will now run express between Northgate to Bowen Hills stopping only at Eagle Junction; this service will arrive into Central five minutes earlier and run through to Springfield Central
  • the 5.16pm (Friday) service from Kippa-Ring will now run express Northgate to Bowen Hills stopping only at Eagle Junction; this service will now terminate at Roma Street station
  • the 5.18pm (Monday to Thursday) service from Kippa-Ring will depart two minutes earlier and will now terminate at Roma Street
  • outbound services from Rothwell will depart one minute later and arrive at Kippa-Ring one minute later to improve reliability
  • some services will have a change to origin stations with changes to departure and arrival times.

 

The Shorncliffe line will receive an additional 12 weekly services.

Changes include:

  • a consistent Monday to Friday timetable
  • two additional daily services Monday to Thursday
  • four additional services on Friday
  • a 15 minute frequency in peak travel times
  • a 30 minute frequency in off-peal travel times and on weekends
  • extra Northgate shuttle services for customers travelling between Northgate and Roma Street.

Additional services (not all of these are peak) - note changes below to your times:

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Shorncliffe 6.09am Central 6.46am Monday to Thursday
Central 9.13am Shorncliffe 9.50am Monday to Thursday
Central 6.58am Shorncliffe 7.35am Friday
Shorncliffe 5.39pm Central 6.16pm Friday (peak)
Central 5.58pm Shorncliffe 6.35pm Friday
Shorncliffe 6.39pm Central 7.16pm Friday

The Springfield line will receive an additional 13 weekly services.

Changes include:

  • two extra daily services Monday to Thursday
  • five extra services on Friday
  • additional services will provide a 6-12 minute frequency in peak travel times, Monday to Friday
  • 30 minute frequency in off-peak travel times, Monday to Friday
  • some services will have a change to origin stations with changes to departure and arrival times.

Additional peak services:

Departure station Departure time Arrival station Arrival time Days services are added to
Central 4.25pm Springfield Central 5.06pm Friday
Central 5.25pm Springfield Central 6.06pm Friday

 

As no services were removed from the Sunshine Coast line, the current timetable will continue from Monday 29 July.

Changes include:

  • six-carriage upgrades:
    • 5.37am - Central to Nambour (Monday to Friday)
    • 8.08am - Nambour to Central (Monday to Friday)
  • a consistent stopping pattern with the following services no longer serviced by the Inner-City Express (ICE) trains:
    • 5.01am from Nambour will now depart at 5.02am and arrive at Central six minutes later at 6.50am
    • 7.26am from Nambour will now arrive at Central six minutes later at 9.14am
    • 4.04pm from Central will now arrive at Nambour three minutes later at 5.52p
  • the 5.33pm service from Nambour will now arrive at Nambour and Woombye stations one minute earlier and at Palmwoods seven minutes earlier; this service will depart Palmwoods at the same time
  • some minor departure and arrival time changes.

Journey planning

Plan your new train travel in the journey planner, making sure you set the date to 29 July onwards. 

PDF timetables are available for download on the train line pages.

Bus changes

Some bus services in the Moreton Bay and Sunshine Coast areas will have minor timetable changes to maintain connections between bus and train services. 

Affected services