Del Rio station

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Del Rio
Del Rio Texas Amtrak station.jpeg
Location 100 North Main Street
Del Rio, TX 78840
United States
Coordinates 29°21′46″N 100°54′05″W / 29.36271°N 100.90144°W / 29.36271; -100.90144Coordinates: 29°21′46″N 100°54′05″W / 29.36271°N 100.90144°W / 29.36271; -100.90144
Owned by City of Del Rio
Line(s) Union Pacific Railroad
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code DRT
History
Opened 1876
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 2,385[1]Decrease 2.4%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Los Angeles
Sunset Limited
toward New Orleans
Texas Eagle
toward Chicago

Del Rio is an intermodal transportation center in Del Rio, Texas, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system, as well as by local bus service.

History[edit]

The station was built in the 1920s to replace an earlier wooden structure. It consists of a center block flanked by two recessed wings, one of which originally served as an outdoor waiting room. The main façade is dominated by five large, round-arch windows accented with scrolled keystones. Below the hipped roof of Spanish red tile, an entablature wraps around the center block. It features classic dentil molding as well as decorative panels, one of which reads “DEL RIO.” [2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2014, State of Texas" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Del Rio, Texas, Station". Amtrak's Great American Stations. Retrieved 20 October 2014. 

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