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Address: 545 South Main St, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: 901 529 0390

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Beautiful Station

The station was lovely - a step back in time. Great oak benches and tile floors - friendly service even at 5:45 in the AM ... The only complaint would be the baggage claim... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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Springfield, MA
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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

I saw pictures on line of the old Central station with its 10 tracks and many trains ready to go. When I arrived I was pleased with the station interior renovations, completed very tastefully and professionally. I walked out on the lower deck which used to contain 5 tracks and the sign still leads you to believe that but to... More 

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

My review title is more for the overseas visitor, I doubt many tourist from the UK will visit this train station or use Amtrak trains as their mode of transport. The station itself is basic but the building slightly grand, on my late night visit our train was delayed, the station area was safe and a full time police station... More 

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Springfield, MA
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68 reviews 68 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The station was lovely - a step back in time. Great oak benches and tile floors - friendly service even at 5:45 in the AM ... The only complaint would be the baggage claim. Checking in was easy but on the return trip coming off a full train the baggage claim was a bit crazy - surely there is a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

not a lot at the station but it does get you down to go look at the water, free bus turns there so you won't get lost! Very clean and up todate.. not really an attraction though

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Germantown, Tennessee, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I love this place, it has a farmers market, a place to hold fundraisers, rental rooms, music performances at the farmers market, there is a train museum(small entry fee) there as well, oh and you can even catch a train there as well.

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Ferndale, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 via mobile

A wonderfully informative Train &Trolly museum is housed in the same building. Great exhibits, working switchboards, even Thomas the Train area for kids. Phase One completed and donations for admissions go to Phase Two.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

this is a nice area to walk around....especially on Sat morning in the summer. There is a farmers market which always has live music and great vendors for food and such. dog sitting which you shop too!

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Anyone with a passing interest in American railroads and/or social history will adore a short visit here. Although a functioning station, the place is frozen in time. The booking hall and waiting room, adorned with photos and memorabilia from an age in which the railroad boomed, are testament to American confidence in travel and trade. Loved the operator's steps up... More 

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Houston, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Great establishment where we had enough room to eat, dance, mingle, and have a great time. It was in a great location. We had a security guard there for us. We were able to catch the trolley from this location and hang out on Beal St.

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Traveled on the "City of New Orleans" to Chicago and back and had a safe and enjoyable trip! The staff were wonderful and friendly and the food was good. The train was clean and easy to move about on and the 'roomette' made it easy to sleep. Parking was easy and safe right beside the train. The terminal is small... More 

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