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Amtrak - Chicago, IL (CHI)



CHICAGO
UNION STATION
ILLINOIS
(CHI)

 

Station Data:

Address

225 South Canal Street
Chicago, IL 60661

Map

Location

41.88 N, 87.64 W

Elevation

182m / 598ft

Population

2,695,598 (Census 2010)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hours

6:00 - 20:30  Daily

Building

Stone, Built in 1925

Ridership

3,483,313 (FY2012)

4th busiest station in Amtrak system

 

Amtrak Train Information:

Train Name Route

BLUE WATER

[ Chicago, IL - Port Huron, MI ]

CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR

[ Chicago, IL - Emeryville, CA ]

CAPITOL LIMITED

[ Chicago, IL - Washington, DC ]

CARDINAL

[ Chicago, IL - New York, NY ]

CARL SANDBURG

[ Chicago, IL - Quincy, IL ]

CITY OF NEW ORLEANS

[ Chicago, IL - New Orleans, LA ]

EMPIRE BUILDER

[ Chicago, IL - Seattle, WA / Portland, OR ]

HIAWATHA

[ Chicago, IL - Milwaukee, WI ]

HOOSIER STATE

[ Chicago, IL - Indianapolis, IN ]

ILLINI

[ Chicago, IL - Carbondale, IL ]

ILLINOIS ZEPHYR

[ Chicago, IL - Quincy, IL ]

LAKE SHORE LIMITED

[ Chicago, IL - Boston, MA / New York, NY ]

LINCOLN SERVICE

[ Chicago, IL - St. Louis, MO ]

PERE MARQUETTE

[ Chicago, IL - Grand Rapids, MI ]

SALUKI

[ Chicago, IL - Carbondale, IL ]

SOUTHWEST CHIEF

[ Chicago, IL - Los Angeles, CA ]

TEXAS EAGLE

[ Chicago, IL - San Antonio, TX - Los Angeles, CA ]

WOLVERINE

[ Chicago, IL - Pontiac, MI ]

 

Urban Railroads:

Name Category

CTA (Chicago Transit Authority)

Subway

METRA

Commuter Train

NICTD - South Shore Line
(Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
)

Commuter Train



Visited in 2005 and 2008

Photo 01 Photo 02

Chicago Union Station (East Side)
10 / 1 / 2005

Chicago Union Station (South Side)
10 / 1 / 2005

Photo 03 Photo 04

Great Hall
10 / 1 / 2005

Great Hall
10 / 1 / 2005

Photo 05 Photo 06

Great Hall
10 / 1 / 2005

To Trains from Great Hall
10 / 1 / 2005

Photo 07 Photo 08

Movie "Untouchable" (East Exit)
10 / 1 / 2005

East Exit
10 / 1 / 2005

Photo 09 Photo 10

East Exit
10 / 1 / 2005

Looking Great Hall from East Exit
10 / 1 / 2005

Photo 11 Photo 12

East Exit
10 / 1 / 2005

Downtown from East Exit
10 / 1 / 2005

Photo 13 Photo 14

Amtrak Ticket Counter
10 / 1 / 2005

Amtrak Ticket Counter
3 / 1 / 2008

Photo 15 Photo 16

Amtrak Waiting Area
3 / 1 / 2008

Coin Lockers in Waiting Area
3 / 1 / 2008

Photo 17 Photo 18

Amtrak Baggage Claim
10 / 1 / 2005

To North Tracks
10 / 1 / 2005

Photo 19 Photo 20

South Tracks
3 / 1 / 2008

North Tracks (Hiawatha #332 arrived)
10 / 1 / 2005



Chicago Union Station (April 1971)




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