Redbank, Queensland facts for kids
City of Ipswich, Queensland
|Location||29 km (18 mi) from Brisbane|
|LGA(s)||City of Ipswich|
|State electorate(s)||Electoral district of Bundamba|
Redbank is a suburb of the City of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. It is approximately 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-west of Brisbane CBD, the capital of Queensland. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 1,605.
The origin of the suburb name is from a description of the area provided by Major Edmund Lockyer whilst exploring in a boat along the Brisbane River.
The Redbank - Bundamba Loop Line comprised a series of railway sidings serving coal mines in the area.
Redbank railway station provides access to regular Queensland Rail City network services to Brisbane CBD, Ipswich and Rosewood. The Redbank train station has a Queensland Police Service Rail Squad stationed on platform 2. Near the ticket office.
The Redbank Railway Workshops has been operating in the suburb since 1958.
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