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#41 SarahZ

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 01:01 AM

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 06:01 PM

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 06:55 PM

Abandoned vacant stations have been restored like Omaha's Burlington, Union Station,Kansas City and St Louis Union stations.. It can be done but with the passenger rail traffic of today, it is hard to justify Amtrak use unless you can incorporate commuter and regional rail there as well. Michigan Central was a beautiful grand structure at one time. Although it was filled with railroad offices it was never fully occupied but it did have an assortment of services for the rail passenger.  I am hoping that someone would bring this station back as you could not build something like this today.






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