Ascot railway station, Brisbane facts for kids
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Looking towards Doomben in March 2018.
|Location||McGill Avenue, Ascot|
|Owned by||Queensland Rail|
|Operated by||City network|
|Distance||8.90 kilometres from Central|
|Station code||600433 (platform 1)
600434 (platform 2)
|Fare zone||go card 1|
|Opened||3 September 1882|
|Previous names||Hendra Siding
Ascot station opened on 3 September 1882 as Hendra Siding coinciding with that of the Pinkenba railway line. It was later renamed Racecourse and eventually renamed as Ascot. The line was electrified on 6 February 1988. All passenger services on the line were suspended on 27 September 1993 as part of a statewide rationalisation of the rail network with the closing or suspending of under-utilised or unprofitable rail lines. Trains continued to serve Ascot when major race events were held.
Passenger services resumed on 27 January 1998, but only as far as Doomben with bus connections to the other abandoned stations.
A combined entry for Eagle Farm Racecourse and Ascot Railway Station was listed in the Queensland Heritage Register in 2004.
Ascot station is served by all stops Doomben line services from Doomben to Roma Street, Park Road and Cleveland.
Services by platform
|1||Doomben||Roma Street, Park Road, Cleveland & Doomben|
|2||Doomben||No scheduled services|
- Ascot station TransLink travel information
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