Roma Street Station heritage building works

Queensland Rail is currently restoring the heritage listed station building located on platform 3 at Roma Street station.

The project aims to significantly repair the building, conserve its cultural heritage and provide a more safe and reliable facility for customers.

Improvement works include:

  • Restoration of the roof structure
  • Addressing weather proofing issues
  • General maintenance and restoration
  • Prevention of any future deterioration.

The building was erected in 1874 and has been used as a railway station for over 120 years.

It is the oldest station building in Brisbane and "is the earliest surviving major station in any capital city in Australia‚Äč" (Conservation and Management Plan, Buchanan Architects, 2004, Revised 2007).

The station building is listed under the Queensland Heritage Register as a category one site; this is an indication that the highest level of conservation is required. Queensland Rail's intention is to stabilise the station building for reuse.

There will be no impact to train services during these restoration works.

We thank you for your patience and cooperation while we build you a better station.