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. Site enabling works are underway ahead of mobilisation and major construction starting in the coming months.

To see what the new Merrimac station could look like once complete, use our online panorama tool.

Concept only, not final for construction

Current status

Major construction activities have commenced in the eastern and western railway reserves.

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

You can find out more information on the construction activities here.

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 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.

Station 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


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