Darra station park 'n' ride upgrade

We are undertaking car park upgrade works at the Darra station park ‘n’ ride to create 184 extra car parking spaces.

The project involves expanding the existing informal car park to the east of Darra station and developing a section of Queensland Rail's property nearby. The new park 'n' ride will be located between Darra Station Road and Warrender Street.

Benefits

  • Improves safety
  • Increases capacity
  • Reduces peak hour congestion
  • Increases car parks

Key features

  • Increase parking capacity for commuters by around 184 car parks, bringing the total to 440 car parks.
  • Installing a secure bike storage compound with an additional 32 spaces, providing total bike storage capacity of around 120.
  • Additional CCTV for safety.
  • Improved car park lighting.
  • Pedestrian footpath from Warrender Street to the station.

Funding

Total investment
$8.8 million
Queensland Government
$8.8 million

Current status

Detailed design is complete, with construction expected to start by late-2020. 

Early works including the removal of asbestos contaminated soil from the project site, survey works, geotechnical investigation and public utility plant investigations were completed in April 2020.

For more details on public transport download the MyTransLink app, visit www.translink.com.au or phone 13 12 30.
Darra station park 'n' ride upgrade artist impression
Artist's impression of the Darra park n ride upgrade