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Bromelton
Queensland
Paddocks along Beaudesert Boonah Road at Bromelton, Queensland.jpg
Paddocks, 2016
Population: 307
Postcode: 4285
Location:
LGA: Scenic Rim Region
State District: Beaudesert
Federal Division: 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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