The first of six railway stations, Mango Hill railway station, is complete as part of the $988 million Moreton Bay Rail project.
Minister for Major Projects, Paul Fletcher, visited the station to inspect the project.
“The completion of Mango Hill station is a significant project milestone,” Fletcher said.
“The Moreton Bay Rail project once completed will deliver a new double-track passenger rail to Kippa-Ring, connecting to the existing North Coast line.”
The station features two platforms equipped with passenger shelters and seating, lift towers and a raised pedestrian footbridge.
Minister for Infrastructure, Local government and Planning, Jackie Trad, said construction of a 12-kilometre dedicated shared pathway had also been completed.
“The pathway’s design ensures easy access for all who use it to the region’s existing shared pathway network,” Trad said.
“Whether it’s used recreationally or for commuting, the shared pathway is a huge bonus for residents.”
The 12.6 kilometres of track will run along six new stations and is expected to be completed by mid-2016.
The Australian government is contributing $583 million to the project, the Queensland government $300 million and the Moreton Bay regional council $105 million.
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