Cleburne (Amtrak station)


Cleburne (Amtrak station)
Cleburne, TX
Cleburne Intermodal Transportation Depot.jpg
Station statistics
Address 206 North Border Street
Cleburne, Texas, 76031
Coordinates 32°20′59″N 97°22′57″W / 32.3497°N 97.38242°W / 32.3497; -97.38242Coordinates: 32°20′59″N 97°22′57″W / 32.3497°N 97.38242°W / 32.3497; -97.38242
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Connections Cletran City Transportation
Parking free short-term
Other information
Opened 1898
Rebuilt 1999
Code CBR
Traffic
Passengers (2010) 3,130[1] increase 27%
Services
Preceding station   Amtrak   Following station
Texas Eagle
toward Chicago

The Cleburne Intermodal Transportation Depot is an Amtrak train station in Cleburne, Texas, United States. According to Amtrak's official website, for many years, Cleburne was the site of a major locomotive backshop of the Santa Fe, and many shop buildings can be seen on the east side of the track. The former 1898-built Santa Fe shops were scaled down from two floors to one, and were torn down during the 1990's to make way for a road improvement project.[2]

Cleburne's current intermodal station was built in 1999 and serves both Amtrak and local bus transit. In recent history the station has become less prestigious and the surrounding buildings have become mostly abandoned. The intermodal transportation depot itself no longer has an Amtrak agent, meaning that if one would like to board a train he must either purchase a ticket by phone, online, or at another nearby Amtrak station - Fort Worth is 29 miles away. Tickets can also be purchased from the conductor on board the train.

Of the 19 Texas stations served by Amtrak, Cleburne was the 16th-busiest in FY2010, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 9 passengers daily.[3] Traffic volume at the station has increased 71% since FY2007.

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