Raleigh station (Amtrak)
|Location||320 W Cabarrus Street
Raleigh, North Carolina
|Owned by||North Carolina Railroad Company|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Passengers (FY 2014)||161,342 1.1%|
Raleigh station is an Amtrak train station in Raleigh, North Carolina. It is served by three passenger trains, the Silver Star, Piedmont and Carolinian. The street address is 320 West Cabarrus Street, and is located just to the southwest of downtown Raleigh.
Southern Railway built the station in 1950 after leaving Raleigh Union Station. The station was not used for passenger trains from 1964 to 1985, when a pending abandonment of track by CSX Transportation forced Amtrak to move there from the former Seaboard Air Line station north of downtown.
The station is Amtrak's third busiest in the Southeastern United States, just behind Sanford station and Orlando Health/Amtrak station. It is scheduled to be replaced by the Raleigh Union Station project in 2017.
CAT Bus Connections
- Route 7: South Saunders
- Route 11: Avent Ferry
- Route 21: Caraleigh
- Route 36: Garner Station
- "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2014, State of North Carolina" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. Retrieved 31 October 2015.
- "State Fact Sheets". Amtrak. Retrieved 2011-12-22.
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