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Amtrak - Saint Paul/Minneapolis, MN (MSP)



SAINT PAUL-MINNEAPOLIS
MINNESOTA
(MSP)

 

Station Data:

Address

240 Kellogg Boulevard East

Union Depot in St. Paul
St. Paul, MN 55101

Map

Location

44.95 N, 93.09 W

Elevation

223m / 730ft

Population

285,068 (St. Paul)
3
82,578 (Minneapolis)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hours

6:30am - 11:30pm  Daily

Building

Built in 1923

Ridership

116,991 (FY2013)

 

Amtrak Train Information:

Train Name Route

EMPIRE BUILDER

[ Seattle, WA (Portland, OR) - St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - Chicago, IL ]

 

Urban Railroad:

Name Category

METRO Transit

Light Rail  (Blue Line opened on June 26, 2004)

Airport Tram

People Mover (Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport)

 

Tourist Railroad:

Name Note

Minnesota Transportation Museum

Streetcar (May-Sep)

 

Amtrak service was moved to the renovated St. Paul Union Depot on May 7, 2014 with the evening arrival of the Amtrak Empire Builder from Portland/Seattle.  Midway Station was closed, but the station building is retained by Amtrak for other business needs.



Visited in April 2014 (Former Amtrak Midway Station)

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Station Building (730 Transfer Road)
4 / 14 / 2014

Amtrak Midway Station was built in 1978
4 / 14 / 2014

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Station Building
4 / 14 / 2014

Station Building
4 / 14 / 2014

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Station Building
4 / 14 / 2014

Amtrak Logo on the building
4 / 14 / 2014

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Entrance
4 / 14 / 2014

Waiting Area
4 / 14 / 2014

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Amtrak Ticket Counter
4 / 14 / 2014

Waiting Area
4 / 14 / 2014

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To Trains
4 / 14 / 2014

Empire Builder
4 / 14 / 2014

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Baggage Claim
4 / 14 / 2014

Hertz Rental Car Counter
4 / 14 / 2014

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Station Building (Platform Side)
4 / 14 / 2014

Station Building (Platform Side)
4 / 14 / 2014

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Looking toward South (Chicago)
4 / 14 / 2014

Looking toward North (Seattle/Portland)
4 / 14 / 2014

Visited in August 2001

Photo 1 Photo 2

Station Building (Midway Station)
8 / 26 / 2001

Station Building (Platform Side)
8 / 26 / 2001

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Platform
8 / 26 / 2001

Inside of the building
8 / 26 / 2001

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Former St. Paul Union Station (Downtown)
8 / 26 / 2001

Inside of the building (Restaurant)
8 / 26 / 2001



Amtrak Midway Station (1978-2014)

Amtrak Midway Station during construction (September 1977)

Amtrak Midway Station opened in March 1978 (September 1978)

Amtrak Midway Station - Platform (September 1978)

Amtrak Midway Station - Platform (July 1981)



Great Northern Minneapolis Depot (Amtrak 1971-1978)

Amtrak Train at Former Great Northern Minneapolis Depot demolished in 1978 (Sep 1974)

Amtrak Train at Former Great Northern Minneapolis Depot (May 1975)

Amtrak used Great Northern Minneapolis Depot until 1978 (May 1975)

Great Northern Minneapolis Depot (December 1976)

Great Northern Minneapolis Depot (July 1977)

Great Northern Minneapolis Depot (July 1977)

Great Northern Minneapolis Depot (July 1977)



METRO Blue Line - Terminal 1 and 2 Stations

Light Rail 1

Light Rail 2

Light Rail 3

Light Rail 4

Light Rail 5

Light Rail 6

Airport Tram - Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport

Airport 1

Airport 2

Airport 3

Airport 4

Airport 5

Airport 6

Airport Concourse Tram - Minneapolis St. Paul International Airport

Airport 1

Airport 2

Airport 3

Airport 4

Airport 5

Airport 6




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