Management & Operations

Passenger trains to serve St. Paul, Minn. for first time in 40 years

Posted on April 2, 2014

Courtesy Union Depot
Courtesy Union Depot
ST. PAUL, Minn. — For the first time in more than 40 years, passenger trains will arrive and depart from downtown St. Paul starting next month, reported the StarTribune.

RELATED: Amtrak returns to Denver's Union Station

Amtrak announced Wednesday that it will move its Twin Cities service from the Midway area to the newly-renovated Union Depot on May 7, making it the latest transit entity to move to the historic train station that reopened more than a year ago, according to the report.

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The beautifully renovated Union Depot, originally built in the 1920s, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974 and LEED®
Gold certified in 2014.

Ramsey County Regional Railroad Authority owns Union Depot, which will offer a full complement of transportation services: Amtrak, Green Line light rail, Jefferson Lines, Greyhound, megabus.com, Metro Transit and MVTA buses and a bike center including a storage facility.

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