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The G: Link - Gold Coast Light Rail

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Published July 29th 2014

The G: Link

The G has arrived

The long awaited and highly anticipated Gold Coast Light Rail is finally operating and it's very exciting to see our very first "trams" running around our fare city.

Born out of a growing necessity to service our locals, tourists and growing student population, The G is a welcome addition to our thriving city.

There are 16 stations between Griffith University and Broadbeach with a round trip costing just $4.14 on your Go Card or $3.32 off peak. Fairs are higher if you don't have a Go Card at $6.10.

Fare information

FARE PRICE - This is a 2 zone journey, travelling in zones 13 - 14
  • Go Card Adult - $4.14

  • Off Peak - $3.32

  • Go Card Concession - $2.07

  • Off Peak - $1.66

  • Single paper adult - $6.10

  • Single paper concession - $3.10

But Wait There's More

Gold Coast City Hospital to Broabeach is just Stage 1 of the planning for The G. With future extensions planned north to Helensvale railway station, west to Nerang railway station, and south to Coolangatta, the Gold Coast will become our most liveable city.

The G Stations

  • Gold Coast University Hospital

  • Griffith University

  • Queen Street

  • Nerang Street

  • Southport

  • Southport South

  • Broadwater Parklands

  • Main Beach

  • Surfers Paradise North

  • Cypress Avenue

  • Cavill Avenue

  • Surfers Paradise

  • Northcliffe

  • Florida Gardens

  • Broadbeach North

  • Broadbeach South

  • Gold Coast University Hospital

The G: Link
The G: Link

For all the latest news on The G, visit the official website.

For timetables visit translink.

Stay Alert and Look Both Ways

These modern trams are incredibly quiet so here are some pedestrian safety tips for keeping yourself safe while driving, walking or cycling near The G.

  • Do not park or travel along the tracks

  • You should only cross over the tracks at intersections and when directed by traffic lights.

  • Don't queue across the tracks

  • Only perform a U-turn where signed

  • Stay alert and keep an eye out for trams

  • Look both ways and when crossing all streets

  • Never ride your bike along tram tracks

  • Stay off your mobile phones or headphone and be alert when near trams

  • Cross at the designated crossings and look both ways before crossing

  • Ding ding ding - listen for the trams sounding the bell and get ready to move
Until next time, be kind to one another
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Why? Getting around The Gold Coast
Phone: 131230
Where: Gold Coast City
Cost: $4.14
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