Gateway Station (Charlotte, North Carolina)

Infobox Station
name=Gateway Station
type=Multimodal Transit Station

address=South Graham Street at West Trade Stret
Charlotte, NC 28202
line=LYNX Purple Line, Silver Line, Center City Corridor, West Corridor & Amtrak
other=Greyhound, CATS bus service

Gateway Station is a proposed multimodal transit center to serve the LYNX Purple Line commuter rail, Silver Line BRT or light rail and both the West Corridor and Center City Corridor streetcar service in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S.A.. Additionally, the station is proposed to serve Amtrak, Greyhound inter-city buses as well as local CATS buses. To be constructed by the North Carolina Department of Transportation, and financed by state, federal government, Amtrak, Greyhound, CATS and private developers, it is expected to be complete by 2012.cite news
first = Amy
last = Rainey
coauthors =
title = The ever-changing face of the Queen City - Here's the scoop on some projects going up, in and around your neighborhood
publisher = The Charlotte Observer
page = 10Z
date = January 16, 2008


In 1991, the city of Charlotte announced the proposed site along West Trade Street as the preferred location for a replacement facility for the existing Amtrak station along North Tryon Street.cite news
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coauthors =
title =Charlotte Multi Modal Station Project Timeline
work =NCDOT Rail Division
url =
accessdate =2008-06-17
] The North Carolina Department of Transportation began the acquisition of property for Gateway Station in 1998, with the 27 acre acquisition complete by February 2004.cite news
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coauthors =
title =Gateway Station / CGS Project Background
work =Charlotte Area Transit System
url =
accessdate =2008-06-17

Announced publicly in August 2005, the proposed Gateway Station is envisioned to serve as both a multimodal transit center in addition to both office and retail space.cite news
first = Dianne
last = Whitacre
coauthors =
title = CATS plans $100 million transit hub
publisher = The Charlotte Observer
page = 1A
date = August 24, 2005
] Costing an estimated $100 million to complete, this is presently the site of the Charlotte Greyhound bus terminal and was the previous location of the Southern Railway train station until 1962 when it was demolished. As originally presented, the station will feature an underground station for CATS buses, a 100,000 square foot office building, and soaring lobby for other rail and bus services in the building's atrium.

Notable places nearby

* Bank of America Stadium
* Bank of America Corporate Center
* Johnson and Wales University
* Mint Museum of Craft + Design
* North Carolina Blumenthal Performing Arts Center
* Time Warner Cable Arena
* Trade and Tryon


External links

* [ Gateway Station] Project Description from CATS
* [ Gateway Station] from the NCDOT Rail Division

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