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J. Douglas Galyon Depot

236 E Washington St, Greensboro, NC 27401-2704
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Time Travel

Sadly train travel (at least in this part of the US) is a lost mode of transportation. We enjoy... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
DearDona
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
Greensboro Amtrak

Station was absolutely beautiful . There were plenty of old southern artifacts and paintings on the... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2016
Michael A
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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236 E Washington St, Greensboro, NC 27401-2704
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

Sadly train travel (at least in this part of the US) is a lost mode of transportation. We enjoy traveling the Eastern corridor via Amtrak. Our travels have taken us to Philadelphia and recently to Northern Virginia. Both times we departed from the Amtrak Greensboro,...More

Thank DearDona
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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Station was absolutely beautiful . There were plenty of old southern artifacts and paintings on the wall . Piedmont , Carolinian , and Crescent Amtrak service all serve this station .

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Located in downtown Greensboro "The Depot" provides bus, taxi and rail connections. We have traveled to Florida and DC on Amtrak - the station's interior has been restored to look like it did in the '40s. The Depot staff are friendly and helpful - there...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2016

When I arrive at the "Depot" I feel like I am going someplace special! I love the spaciousness of the refurbished building with the prerved 1920's map, marble and tile floors and wooden benches like in the old movies! The Amtrak service on the Piedmont...More

Thank Christine W
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

This former Southern Railway station has been restored to equal or exceed its original 1927 condition. It serves both Amtrak and North Carolina state trains on two different routes as well as some buses. Located an easy walk from downtown Greensboro, it also has a...More

Thank Reg M
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

I love this old Southern Railway train depot. I used to use the facility when I was a child and I have always thought it is such a grand place. A must see for history and train buffs!

Thank Kay R
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Reviewed 29 November 2015

Built in the 1920s, this 56,000 square feet Beaux Arts style train station is one of the most stately and majestic edifices in Greensboro. The front of the building boasts a six colonnaded front with Ionic capital columns. Inside the main waiting area, about eight...More

3  Thank EWNL
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