Del Rio station

Del Rio is an intermodal transportation center in Del Rio, Texas, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system, as well as by local bus service.

Del Rio, TX
Del Rio Texas Amtrak station.jpeg
Location100 North Main Street
Del Rio, TX 78840
United States
Coordinates29°21′46″N 100°54′05″W / 29.36271°N 100.90144°W / 29.36271; -100.90144Coordinates: 29°21′46″N 100°54′05″W / 29.36271°N 100.90144°W / 29.36271; -100.90144
Owned byCity of Del Rio
Line(s)Union Pacific Railroad
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2
Other information
Station codeDRT
History
Opened1876
Passengers
20191,650 [1]Decrease 2.66%
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Sanderson Sunset Limited San Antonio
Texas Eagle San Antonio
toward Chicago
Former services
Preceding station Southern Pacific Railroad Following station
Sanderson Sunset Route Spofford

HistoryEdit

The station was built in the 1920s to replace an earlier wooden structure. It consists of a center block flanked by two recessed wings, one of which originally served as an outdoor waiting room. The main façade is dominated by five large, round-arch windows accented with scrolled keystones. Below the hipped roof of Spanish red tile, an entablature wraps around the center block. It features classic dentil molding as well as decorative panels, one of which reads “DEL RIO.” [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Amtrak service in Del Rio, TX" (PDF). Rail Passengers Association. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Del Rio, Texas, Station". Amtrak's Great American Stations. Retrieved 20 October 2014.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Del Rio (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons