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#41 AutoTrDvr

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 09:11 AM

The “station” is actually the Alvarado Transportation Center, which is a multi-modal facility serving multiple bus lines including Greyhound, the Rail Runner and one Amtrak train each way each day. Amtrak is possibly the smaller user of the facility in terms of footfalls.

https://en.wikipedia...ortation_Center

 

 

As I suspected.   It just seemed kinda weird seeing the Greyhound mark on what appears to be the track side of the budiling.... perhaps it isn't the track side, but.....


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Posted 11 October 2018 - 09:36 AM

The “station” is actually the Alvarado Transportation Center, which is a multi-modal facility serving multiple bus lines including Greyhound, the Rail Runner and one Amtrak train each way each day. Amtrak is possibly the smaller user of the facility in terms of footfalls.

https://en.wikipedia...ortation_Center

 
 
As I suspected.   It just seemed kinda weird seeing the Greyhound mark on what appears to be the track side of the budiling.... perhaps it isn't the track side, but.....
It is the trackside. Or at least the trackside has the Greyhound.

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 10:35 AM

Alvarado was first built for serving local transport. Greyhound, Amtrak and Rail Runner was added to it later.

 

I wonder if Greyhound paid some money to get their logo on the building. Maybe they did.



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Posted 11 October 2018 - 12:01 PM

Yeah, I may have been using the term "station" liberally.  :lol:


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Posted 11 October 2018 - 01:01 PM

The Alvarado was part of the Alvarado Harvey House Hotel complex built in 1902.  The hotel itself was demolished in 1970...the original train station burned down in 1993.  The completion of the current complex was in 2006.


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