CORPUS CHRISTI

CLASSIC PASSENGER STATIONS


THE STATIONS

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

Missouri Pacific Station
Location: Gavilan St. and Aubrey St. and Broadway
Railroad: Missouri Pacific
Building still stands.

Southern Pacific Station
Location: Gavilan St. and Aubrey St.
Railroad: Southern Pacific
Demolished.

Texas-Mexican Station
Location: Kinney Ave. and Staples St.
Railroad: Texas-Mexican
Demolished.


MISSOURI PACIFIC

Departures



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

216                        San Antonio    12:30 am
 12  Valley Eagle          Houston        12:35 pm   10:05 am
206  Texas Triangle        San Antonio     3:10 pm
 11  Valley Eagle          Brownsville     4:15 pm    5:15 pm


Arrivals



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

215                        San Antonio     4:05 am
205  Texas Triangle        San Antonio    11:59 am
 12  Valley Eagle          Brownsville    12:35 pm   10:05 am
 11  Valley Eagle          Houston         4:15 pm    5:15 pm


Passenger service discontinued in 1962, last train was the Valley Eagle.


SOUTHERN PACIFIC

Departures



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

304  Border Limited        Houston        12:25 am


Arrivals



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

303  Border Limited        Houston         4:50 am


Passenger service discontinued in 1952.


TEXAS-MEXICAN

Departures



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

  2  (mixed train)         Laredo          9:00 pm


Arrivals



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

  1  (mixed train)         Laredo          6:30 am


Passenger service discontinued in late 1940's.


MAPPING THE STATIONS AND RAILROADS

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