Skip navigation links
Current Projects
Construction and Upgrades
Major Infrastructure Projects
Master Map
Current Projects
Completed Projects
Darra to Springfield Transport Corridor - Stage 1
Corinda to Darra Rail Upgrade
Robina to Varsity Lakes
Beerwah Rail Crossing
Caboolture to Beerburrum
Helensvale to Robina
Michelton to Keperra
Keperra to Ferny Grove
Salisbury to Kuraby
Ormeau to Coomera

Darra to Springfield Transport Corridor - Stage 1 


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).


Project updates

Environmental Planning Study


Key Information

  • Start: February 2008
  • Completion: 2011 – Stage 1
  • Cost: $800 million
  • Delivered by The Horizon Alliance

Completed in 2010

For more information

Stay informed
Queensland Rail on Facebook
Queensland Rail on Twitter

Mobile | Right to Information | On-Time Running Results | Copyright | Disclaimer | Privacy | Linking Policy | Site map

The Queensland Rail Group including Queensland Rail (ABN 68 598 268 528) and Queensland Rail Limited (ABN 71 132 181 090) Travel Agent License 3274957