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Bromelton
Queensland
Paddocks along Beaudesert Boonah Road at Bromelton, Queensland.jpg
Paddocks, 2016
Population 307 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4285
Location
LGA(s) Scenic Rim Region
State electorate(s) Beaudesert
Federal Division(s) Forde
Localities around Bromelton:
Coulson
Wyaralong
Allenview Gleneagle
Allandale Bromelton Beaudesert
Kooralbyn Josephville Josephville

Bromelton is a rural locality in the local government area of Scenic Rim Region in southern Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 census, Bromelton and the surrounding area had a population of 307.

History

StateLibQld 1 99928 Moloney family outside their home at Bromelton, ca. 1897
Moloney family, ~1897

Bromelton Post Office opened on 1 July 1927 (a receiving office had been open by 1883) and closed in 1938.

Transport

The town has a crossing loop on the Sydney to Brisbane standard gauge line. Bromelton station was served by a northbound XPT service to Roma Street and a southbound service to Sydney until it closed in 1994.

Transport hub

In 2016 SCT Logistics commenced building a transport hub. It will open in January 2017. The Australian Rail Track Corporation has also purchased land in Bromleton.

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