Wulkuraka, Queensland facts for kids
Brassall Bikeway, 2015
|LGA:||City of Ipswich|
|State District:||Electoral district of Ipswich West|
The origin of the suburb name is from an Aboriginal word meaning either red flowering gum tree or plenty of kookaburras.
The Brisbane Valley railway line once joined the Main Line from the north at Wulkuraka.
Wulkuraka has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:
- over Bremer River between Tallon Street, Sadliers Crossing and Dixon Street: Sadliers Crossing Railway Bridge
- Wulkuraka: Sandstone Railway Culvert
Wulkuraka Railway Station provides Queensland Rail City network services to Rosewood, Ipswich and Brisbane via Ipswich. A purpose built workshop has been constructed to the west of the railway station, exclusively for the New Generation Rollingstock. 75 of these new trains will be serviced and maintained there under the Qtectic consortium.
Wulkuraka is located approximately 1 hours drive to Brisbane. It is located near Royal Australian Air Force Base, Amberley. It is in close vicinity of shops and services, however is undeveloped and located on the outer suburbs of Ipswich. Wulkuraka is a peaceful suburb with large bushland topography.
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