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Memphis Central Station

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Address: 545 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-4819
Phone Number: 901 529 0390

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Great old building that's been remodeled. Desperately needs better overnight parking security. Train to and from New Orleans is fun but bumpy!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great old building that's been remodeled. Desperately needs better overnight parking security. Train to and from New Orleans is fun but bumpy!

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Longreach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3 of us caught the Amtrak from Memphis to New Orleans and the service and ease of checking in at Memphis Station was great. Keep in mind no bags over 50pound (23 kg). Place was clean and felt safe.

Thank LG12363
Mundelein, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is small but has restroom, information desk and a place inside to wait for a ride. I couldn't ask for anything more. I also saw lots of cabs waiting for new arrivals.

Thank Stephanie C
Ocean View, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Amtrak runs south from Memphis and New Orleans ... and North to Chicago. The station itself is interesting for its architecture. It is usually empty, however. A smaller station adjacent to the old station is the place to board the trains.

Thank bchane
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

Not much to see.... but a beautiful old Building! We enjoyed a easy afternoon stroll after visiting the train Museum!

Thank Steve R
Paragould, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Visiting Memphis Central Station you almost feel like you have taking a trip back in time to the 1960's. Very nostalgic!

Thank ArkansasMinister
Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

This is a classic older station. Walking in it is like stepping back in time.. Nice condition and clean. worth the walk to it

Thank jlantern3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Pros: Beautifully renovated train station with excellent Train Museum downstairs. Get a tour from one of the museum volunteers! Cons: A bit out of the way, but worth the walk down South Main.

Thank KayJay46
Atoka, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I have taken the train from here many times. They offer free donuts and coffee while you wait for the train. There is parking right by the tracks and there is a police substation there so you feel safe leaving your vehicle. First come first serve on the parking.

2 Thank Beverly M
New York City, New York
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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 

1 Thank Mark G

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