Quincy station (Amtrak)

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Quincy Amtrak station.JPG
The Quincy Amtrak station in February 2016.
Location North 30th Street and Wisman Lane
Quincy, IL 62301
Coordinates 39°57′25″N 91°22′07″W / 39.9570°N 91.3685°W / 39.9570; -91.3685Coordinates: 39°57′25″N 91°22′07″W / 39.9570°N 91.3685°W / 39.9570; -91.3685
Owned by City of Quincy
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Connections Quincy Transit Lines
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code QCY
Opened 1985
Passengers (2014) 47,185[1]Decrease 6.3%
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Terminus Illinois Zephyr
toward Chicago
  Former services  
Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad
toward Kansas City
Kansas City – Galesburg
toward Galesburg

Quincy is an Amtrak intercity train station in Quincy, Illinois, United States. The station is one of the namesake stations of the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Railroad (CB&Q), but today serves as the western terminus of Amtrak's Illinois Zephyr and Carl Sandburg trains. It was built in 1985 and was modeled after a former streetcar station of the early 20th Century.[2]

The city has received $6 million to build a new intermodel terminal closer to downtown. In addition to serving as an Amtrak station, it would become the city's Burlington Trailways station and a transfer hub for Quincy Transit Lines.[3] The location has not been finalized yet, but the planners currently favor a terminal near 2nd/Oak intersection, at the site of the city's original train station.[4] However, the funds would not be enough to cover any new rail, which would limit the planners' options significantly.


Quincy Transit Lines: Route 4 (Monday-Saturday only)


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