Tempe station (Arizona)

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Tempe Depot
Tempe-Tempe Depot-1924.jpg
Location 3rd Street and Ash Avenue,
Tempe, Arizona
United States
Coordinates 33°25′40″N 111°56′37″W / 33.4278°N 111.9435°W / 33.4278; -111.9435Coordinates: 33°25′40″N 111°56′37″W / 33.4278°N 111.9435°W / 33.4278; -111.9435
Owned by City of Tempe
Line(s) (ended May 28, 1996) (ended May 28, 1996)
Opened 1924
Closed June 3, 1996
Rebuilt 1987
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Los Angeles
Sunset Limited
toward New Orleans
Texas Eagle
toward Chicago

Tempe is a former train station served by Amtrak's Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle trains. Amtrak service to this station was discontinued in June 1996.


The Southern Pacific Railroad built the depot in 1924. The city purchased the building and in 1987 renovated it; the building now houses Macayo's Depot Cantina, a renowned Mexican restaurant. The Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle served this location from the 1987 renovation until 3 June 1996. Valley Metro Rail trains serve a new station one block east of the depot.

Tempe Salt River Southern Pacific Railroad bridge

Historic Designation[edit]

See also[edit]

Mill Avenue Bridges


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