The Darra to Springfield Transport Corridor project was completed in December 2010 and passenger services commenced on 17 January 2011.
The project was the first integrated road and rail project for south east Queensland and delivered a new passenger railway line from Darra to Richlands, as well as a new railway station at Richlands.
Click here to find out how to access Richlands station by car, bus, bicycle or foot – and for a link to train and bus timetable information.
Above: Richlands station
Darra to Springfield Transport Corridor - Stage 1 included:
- duplicating the Centenary Highway (from two to four lanes) from Richlands to meet with the Logan Motorway interchange at Carole Park
- a new passenger railway line from Darra to Richlands
- a new railway station, bus interchange and park ‘n’ ride facilities at Richlands
- more than 650 spaces at the new Richlands station car park
- rail: approximately 4.5 kilometres of dual track with two single crossovers
- road: approximately 4.35 kilometres (Centenary Highway) plus 2 kilometres of local road construction
- shared use pathway: 5.6 kilometres
- a shared cycle and pedestrian bridge from Darra to Logan Motorway interchange
- six road bridges
- four rail bridges
- three pedestrian/cycle bridges
- five bridges constructed by others.
The Horizon Alliance is a collaboration between Queensland Rail Ltd and the Department of Transport and Main Roads with John Holland Pty Ltd, GHD Pty Ltd and Kellogg Brown and Root Pty Ltd (KBR).
Environmental Planning Study