Austin station (Texas)

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Austin
AustinAmtrakStation.JPG
Location 250 North Lamar Boulevard
Austin, TX 78703
United States
Coordinates 30°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 by Union Pacific Railroad
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1 passing siding + 1 main line
Construction
Parking 50 long term spaces
History
Opened 1947
Original company Missouri Pacific Railroad
Traffic
Passengers (2015) 33,195[1]Increase 0.7%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Texas Eagle
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, FY2015, State of Texas" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2015. Retrieved May 1, 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Austin (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons