Last reviewed: Monday 22 Jan 2024 at 1.24pm

From Monday 8 January 2024 until 2025, Buranda train station will close for a major station accessibility upgrade.

This means Cleveland line services will not stop at Buranda for the duration of the works. 

While the station is closed, alternative transport options will be available at Buranda busway station

See all the alternative travel options below.  

Key upgrade features

  • A new footbridge with lift access ​
  • Full-length, high-level platforms
  • Upgraded hearing augmentation loops and tactile ground​ surface indicators
  • Upgraded security cameras and lighting ​
  • New wayfinding and platform signage ​
  • Accessible toilets​
  • Disability-compliant ticket windows and parking bay​
  • Improved seating and extended platform shelters ​
  • Upgraded station office and facilities.​
Artist's impression of upgraded Buranda station

Alternative travel options

There are a few options to connect with the train from Buranda busway station. 

Bus to Boggo Road/Park Road stations

Catch one of the following bus routes from platform 1 at Buranda busway station to Boggo Road station, then walk across the pedestrian overpass to Park Road station.

This is the most direct transfer if you want to catch the train away from the city towards Cleveland. 

Park Road station is serviced by the Beenleigh, Cleveland and Gold Coast lines.

Bus to South Bank station

Catch one of the following bus routes from platform 1 at Buranda busway station to South Bank busway station, then walk across the road to South Bank station.

You might prefer this transfer due to the variety routes available and the high frequency of services like 111, 222 and 555. 

South Bank station is serviced by the Beenleigh, Cleveland and Gold Coast lines.

There are lots of bus routes that travel into Brisbane City that depart from platform 1 at Buranda busway station and from bus stops along Logan Road

Most of these routes follow the busway, stopping at Mater Hill, South Bank and Cultural Centre stations along the way.

Others leave the busway before Mater Hill and travel across the South East Expressway, via the Captain Cook Bridge, into the city.

Due to the large number of routes available, journey planner is the best way to find your perfect travel alternative.

If you normally park at Buranda train station, consider using nearby Coorparoo station instead. 

Coorparoo is also serviced by the Cleveland line.

Travelling with a bike? Unfortunately bikes and personal mobility devices are not allowed onboard bus services.

Check out Queensland Rail's bike and e-scooter page to see what bike storage facilities are available at Park Road station

About the program

The Station Accessibility Upgrade Program is an ongoing body of work by Queensland Rail to deliver upgraded stations and facilities that are easy to get to and use. 

Visit the Queensland Rail project page to find out more. 

Looking for information about the other closed stations?

Check out our project page for full details. 

Affected services

South East Queensland

Affected stops & stations