WINSTON-SALEM

CLASSIC PASSENGER STATIONS


THE STATIONS

The major stations serving Winston-Salem, during the golden age of passenger trains.

Union Station
Opened in 1926
Location: 300 S. Claremont St. (now Martin Luther King Dr.)
Railroads: Norfolk & Western, Southern Railway, Winston-Salem Southbound
Building still stands, proposed as a new transportation terminal.


NORFOLK & WESTERN

Departures



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

 34  (mixed train)         Roanoke         7:00 am
 22                        Roanoke         3:00  12    2:00 pm


Arrivals



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

 33  (mixed train)         Roanoke        12:15 pm
 21                        Roanoke         2:05  11    4:25 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1961.


SOUTHERN RAILWAY

Departures



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

 15  Asheville Special     Asheville                  3:20 am
 13                        N. Wilkesboro   8:10 am
 10                        Greensboro     10:25 am
 21  Carolina Special      Asheville      12:45 pm    9:45 am
 22  Carolina Special      Greensboro      5:00 pm    5:30 pm
  8                        Greensboro      9:55  16   8:45 pm


Arrivals



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

  1                        Greensboro      8:00  15   3:10 am
 21  Carolina Special      Greensboro     12:30 pm    7:55 am
 22  Carolina Special      Asheville       4:30 pm    5:10 pm
 14                        N. Wilkesboro   4:45 pm
  5                        Greensboro      9:50 pm
 16  Asheville Special     Asheville                  8:35 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1970.


Until 1933, also using Union Station were Winston-Salem Southbound passenger trains.


MAPPING THE STATIONS AND RAILROADS

Links to locations of past and present stations and railroads, using Google Maps. Satellite views are also available.