DURHAM NC

CLASSIC PASSENGER STATIONS


THE STATIONS

The major stations serving Durham, during the golden age of passenger trains.

Union Station
Opened in 1905
Location: near 201 E. Main St., across from Durham County Court House
Railroads: Durham & Southern, Norfolk & Western, Norfolk Southern, Seaboard Air Line, Southern Railway
Demolished 1967, county government buildings now occupy location.


NORFOLK & WESTERN

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 36                        Lynchburg       1:45 pm
 38  (mixed train)         Lynchburg       5:00  72   7:00 am


Arrivals



No.  Name                  1942 Orig.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 37  (mixed train)         Lynchburg       1:15  71   3:50 pm
 35                        Lynchburg       3:40 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1957.


SEABOARD AIR LINE

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

212  (mixed train)         Henderson NC    9:15 am


Arrivals



No.  Name                  1942 Orig.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

285  (mixed train)         Henderson NC    7:50 am


Passenger service discontinued in 1953.


SOUTHERN RAILWAY

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

111                        Greensboro     12:30 am   12:10 am
112                        Goldsboro       1:54 am    1:45 am
 21                        Greensboro      8:44 am
 14                        Raleigh         9:15  16   8:10 am
 13                        Greensboro      7:00 pm    6:55 pm
 22                        Goldsboro       8:45 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1964.

Until early 1940's, Southern Railway passenger trains continued further north of Durham to Keysville and Richmond.


DURHAM & SOUTHERN

Departures



No.  Name                  1942 Dest.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 11  (mixed train)         Dunn            4:20 pm


Arrivals



No.  Name                  1942 Orig.  1942 Time  1956 Time  1971 Time

 12  (mixed train)         Dunn            2:45 pm


Passenger service discontinued in early 1940's.


Until the early 1930's, also using Union Station were Norfolk Southern passenger trains.


Links/Additional Information
Durham Stations


MAPPING THE STATIONS AND RAILROADS

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