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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 August 30, 2018

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Parking Lot in front of Station

Station Building

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Main Entrance

Station Building

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Station Building (Platform Side)

Waiting Area

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Waiting Area

Amtrak Ticket Counter

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Platform

Platform

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Platform

Looking West (Left to Quincy, IL)

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Looking West

Looking East (Chicago)

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Steam Locomotive

Railroad Museum

Visited August 9, 2015 (View from Eastbound Train)

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Galesburg Station (West End)

Galesburg Station (West End)

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Galesburg Station (Platform)

Galesburg Station (Platform Side)

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Galesburg Station (East End)

Galesburg Station (East End)

Visited May 1, 2002

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Station Building

Waiting Area

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Southwest Chief for Los Angeles

Southwest Chief for Los Angeles

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Looking West

Looking East (Chicago)



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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