Merrimac Station

Merrimac station will be delivered as part of the Cross River Rail New Gold Coast Stations program.

Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract to design and build Merrimac station.

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Concept only, not final for construction

Merrimac Station

The Delivery Authority has awarded the contract to Fulton Hogan to design and build Merrimac station.

Site investigations including geotechnical works, survey and utility identification activities are currently underway.

Benefits for Merrimac

Merrimac station will provide the local community with greater access to convenient rail services; expanding options for easy travel within the Gold Coast, as well as to Brisbane.

The new Merrimac station will include the following features:

1. Approximately 275 car parks
2. Lighting and CCTV throughout car park and station
3. Eight accessible car parks
4. Through-lifts on each platform
5. Accessible kiss ‘n’ ride bays
6. Accessible taxi bays
7. Bus stops
8. Bus parking
9. Undercover lock-up for 40 bicycles
10. Planned connection to local pedestrian and cycle paths
11. Cycle path
12. Provision for pedestrian connection
13. Planned connection to local pedestrian and cycle paths
14. Existing pedestrian connections
15. Station building and ticketing
16. Stairs connecting entry level to platforms
17. Pedestrian overpass
18. New signalised intersection
19. Balancing pond


The Merrimac station will be located off Gooding Drive, approximately 750 metres east of the Pacific Motorway and Gooding Drive Interchange (Exit 77) and is scheduled to be open in time for the first Cross River Rail services to the Gold Coast.

What’s Next

Fulton Hogan are in the process of developing the construction methodology and program of works for Merrimac station.

Further surveying and investigations are being undertaken and these will also be used to further refine each of the station designs.

The community will be kept updated as the station design is finalised and will be notified of the construction program and activities in advance of works commencing on site.

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