South east Brisbane to get $7.2 million 'overflow' bus station

Southern Queensland continues it's park 'n' ride expansion program with construction starting soon on a new $7.2 million facility

July 2, 2010

A sizeable $7.2 million will be spent to alleviate park ‘n’ ride congestion at busy bus stations adjacent to Brisbane’s South East busway.

A spokesperson for Transport Minister Rachel Nolan says park ‘n’ rides at Eight Mile Plains and Garden City are often full.

A 200-car park ‘n’ ride will be built on vacant land on Klumpp Road at Upper Mt Gravatt to take the overflow.

Nolan says the new facility will make it easier for local residents to access express bus services that link with the busway.

Funding for the project is part of the $242 million TransLink Station Upgrade Program, providing for new public transport infrastructure throughout south east Queensland

The multi-million project starts construction in August with a completion date of late 2011.

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