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Amtrak - Buffalo/Depew, NY (BUF)



BUFFALO-DEPEW
NEW YORK
(BUF)

 

Station Data:

Address

55 Dick Road
Depew, NY 14043

Map

Location

42.91 N, 78.72 W

Elevation

205 m / 675 ft

Population

261,310 (Buffalo)
15,303 (Depew)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hours

Open 24 hours Daily

Building

Built in 1980

Ridership

120,631 (FY2011)

 

Amtrak Trains:

Train Name Route

EMPIRE SERVICE

[ Niagara Falls, NY - Buffalo, NY - Albany, NY - New York, NY ]

LAKE SHORE LIMITED

[ Chicago, IL - Cleveland, OH - Buffalo, NY - New York, NY ]

MAPLE LEAF

[ Toronto, ON - Buffalo, NY - Albany, NY - New York, NY ]



Visited on August 13, 2005

Photo 1 Photo 2

Station Building used since 1980

Located in the City of Depew

Photo 3 Photo 4

Platform Side

Waiting Area and Ticket Counter

Photo 5 Photo 6

Looking West (Chicago, Toronto)

Looking East (New York)



Amtrak used Buffalo Central Terminal from May 1971 to October 1979.  Amtrak Buffalo Depew Station opened in October 1979 and replaced the Central Terminal.  The huge terminal facilities are currently abandoned.  Current Amtrak Station was built in 1980.

Amtrak timetable showing a notice for New Buffalo Depew Station (issued on October 28, 1979)

(Source: timetables.org 1979 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)



Buffalo Central Terminal

Amtrak Buffalo Central Terminal (August 1976)

Amtrak Train at Buffalo Central Terminal (March 1977)

Amtrak Train at Buffalo Central Terminal (June 1978)

Amtrak Train at Buffalo Central Terminal (August 1978)

Abandoned Buffalo Central Terminal (July 2010)




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