Austin station (Texas)

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Austin, TX
AustinAmtrakStation.JPG
Location250 North Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78703
United States
Coordinates30°16′11″N 97°45′25″W / 30.26972°N 97.75694°W / 30.26972; -97.75694Coordinates: 30°16′11″N 97°45′25″W / 30.26972°N 97.75694°W / 30.26972; -97.75694
Owned byUnion Pacific Railroad
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1 passing siding + 1 main line
ConnectionsBus transport 484, 3
Bike transport Ann & Roy Butler Hike-and-Bike Trail
Construction
Parking50 long term spaces
Disabled accessYes
History
Opened1947
Original companyMissouri Pacific Railroad
Traffic
Passengers (2017)34,513[1]Increase 11%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Texas Eagle
toward Chicago
Former services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
San Marcos
toward Laredo
Inter-American Taylor
toward Chicago

Austin is a train station located just west of downtown Austin, Texas, United States. The station is served by Amtrak's Texas Eagle route, which runs north to Chicago and west to Los Angeles.

History[edit]

The brick depot was built in 1947 for the Missouri Pacific Railroad and provides a small waiting room, ticket office and restroom for passengers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, State of Texas" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2017. Retrieved December 17, 2017.

External links[edit]

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