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Memphis Central Station

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Address: 545 South Main St, Memphis, TN 38103
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+1 901-529-0390

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Snow and ice this morning; interesting section of town

Station office does not open until 05:45. Small waiting area but sufficient. Isolated area but seems safe. The trip through that area of Memphis is nostalgic with a number of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
mjlarivi
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Bartlett, Tennessee
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Bartlett, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Station office does not open until 05:45. Small waiting area but sufficient. Isolated area but seems safe. The trip through that area of Memphis is nostalgic with a number of local sights, pubs, and cafes. Watching the trains come in and depart is interesting. It is a bit spooky for unescorted ladies and solo kids. Somewhat confusing to find, staff... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Hate to say "I told you so" but . . . Asst. Conductor Alfred (both ways) was the most unhappy unfriendly employee I've encountered in a while. Not 1 smile or kind word to anyone. Mr. Grumpy. @ $24/hr. one would think he would appreciate such a job. Good ride / uneventful / no stress ~ Except for screaming babies... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 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.

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Mundelein, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 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.

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Ocean View, Delaware
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 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.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

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

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Paragould, Arkansas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

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

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 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

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Memphis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 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.

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