Durham train station to open in new location

Posted by Debra Worley - email

DURHAM, NC (WECT) - The Durham Train Station will open at its new location Wednesday.

The 10,000 square foot depot is located in the historic walker warehouse building at 601 W. Main Street.

The new facility replaces the interim station, which is currently located at 400 W. Chapel Hill Street.

Four trains sponsored by North Carolina's Amtrack will provide daily service from the Durham train station to Raleigh, Greensboro, Charlotte, eight other North Carolina cities, and to the northeast.

The expanded station hours are 6:30AM to 9:00 PM daily and begin July 8.  The facility offers limited short and long term parking.

Complete schedule and train information can be found at http://bytrain.org or by calling 1-800-BY-TRAIN.

Reservations are required and passengers should book early for best fares.

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