Wilson station (North Carolina)
Train #89 on the Palmetto route pulls into Wilson.
|Location||401 East Nash Street
|Owned by||City of Wilson|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Passengers (2013)||52,692 19%|
|Official name||Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Passenger and Freight Station|
|Designated||December 20, 1984|
|Part of||Wilson Central Business-Tobacco
Warehouse Historic District
|Architectural style||Flemish-Spanish Mission|
Wilson is an Amtrak train station in Wilson, North Carolina. It is served by two passenger trains, the Palmetto and Carolinian. The street address is 401 East Nash Street, and is located in the heart of historic downtown Wilson.
The station was originally built in 1924 as the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Passenger and Freight Station by architect A.M. Griffin, and contained a separate REA Express building. The city bought both buildings from CSX in 1994 and it was restored to its original condition between 1996 and 1998. The REA Express building was converted into a police substation. The station is a contributing property of the Wilson Central Business-Tobacco Warehouse Historic District.
- "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of North Carolina" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
- "NPS Focus". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. Retrieved February 7, 2015.
- Wilson Station History (NCDOT Rail)
- Atlantic Coastline Railroad Passenger and Baggage Depot (Wilson Historic Preservation Department)
- Media related to Wilson (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons
- Amtrak – Stations – Wilson, NC
- Wilson, North Carolina; Great American Stations (Amtrak)
- Wilson Amtrak Station (USA Rail Guide – Train Web)
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