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Amtrak - Galesburg, IL (GBB)



GALESBURG
ILLINOIS
(GBB)

 

Station Data:

Address

225 South Seminary Street
Galesburg, IL 61401

Location

40.94 N, 90.36 W

Elevation

238m / 780ft

Population

32,195 (Census 2010)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hour

7:00am - 8:35pm  Daily

Building

Built in 1984, Wood

Ridership

106,491 (FY2012)

 

Amtrak Train Information:

Train Name Route

CALIFORNIA ZEPHYR

[ Chicago, IL - Denver, CO - Salt Lake City, UT - Emeryville, CA ]

CARL SANDBURG

[ Chicago, IL - Galesburg, IL - Quincy, IL ]

ILLINOIS ZEPHYR

[ Chicago, IL - Galesburg, IL - Quincy, IL ]

SOUTHWEST CHIEF

[ Chicago, IL - Albuquerque, NM - Los Angeles, CA ]


Station Improvement:
Representatives from the city of Galesburg, the Illinois DOT, Amtrak and Burlington Trailways, as well as local and state elected officials, gathered on November 19, 2015, to view the community's newly-renovated depot.  The facility now offers an expanded passenger waiting area and office space.

(Source - "Great American Station" Galesburg Station Renovation Celebrated)



Visited in August 2015 (View from Eastbound Train)

Photo 01 Photo 02

Galesburg Station (West End)
8 / 9 / 2015

Galesburg Station (West End)
8 / 9 / 2015

Photo 03 Photo 04

Galesburg Station (Platform)
8 / 9 / 2015

Galesburg Station (Platform Side)
8 / 9 / 2015

Photo 05 Photo 06

Galesburg Station (East End)
8 / 9 / 2015

Galesburg Station (East End)
8 / 9 / 2015

Visited in May 2002

Photo 1 Photo 2

Station Building
5 / 1 / 2002

Waiting Area
5 / 1 / 2002

Photo 3 Photo 4

Southwest Chief for Los Angeles
5 / 1 / 2002

Southwest Chief for Los Angeles
5 / 1 / 2002

Photo 5 Photo 6

Looking toward West
5 / 1 / 2002

Looking toward East (Chicago)
5 / 1 / 2002



CB&Q Galesburg Station, built in 1912, razed in 1983 (Photo: November 1978)

Galesburg Station - Amtrak Waiting Area (Photo: November 1980)





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