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National Train Day

  • 10 May 2014
  • 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tampa Union Station, 601 No. Nebraska Ave Tampa

2014 National Train Day: Saturday, May 10!


Join Us at Tampa Union Station for National Train Day!


10 AM-5 PM

Tampa Union Station, 601 No. Nebraska Avenue, Downtown Tampa

Free Admission

Celebrating the 145th Anniversary of the driving of the Golden Spike marking the completion of the transcontinental railroad and the 75th Anniversary of the Silver Service New York-Florida trains!

National Train Day at Tampa Union Station returns on Saturday, May 10! 


The Tampa celebration will feature:

Amtrak and privately-owned railroad equipment on display!

Live music!

Food trucks!

Model railroad displays!

Exhibits! From community and transportation organizations like the Tampa Bay History Center, the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library, the Florida Coalition of Rail Passengers, Operation Lifesaver and many more! 

This family-friendly event is in its 7th year in Tampa and is completely free. 

Join the fun at historic Tampa Union Station!

For more information about historic Tampa Union Station, including the fascinating history of this landmark, be sure to visit the Friends of Tampa Union Station website.


Where is Union Station? Tampa Union Station is Tampa's Amtrak station and is located at the corner of Nebraska Avenue, Twiggs Street, and Nuccio Parkway in Downtown Tampa, on the edge of Ybor City. This interactive map of Downtown Tampa shows the location of the station in greater detail.

GO GREEN BY TAKING TRANSIT OR AMTRAK TO NATIONAL TRAIN DAY!

Transit to National Train Day? Yes! HART bus lines 2, 9, and 12 serve Tampa Union Station directly. Other bus lines stop nearby. For more information, visit HART's website.

Amtrak to National Train Day? Absolutely! Tampa Union Station is served by 4 Amtrak arrivals and departures daily (two train, two connecting motorcoach) from cities like Miami, Orlando, Jacksonville, Savannah, and others. For schedules, fares and other information, visit Amtrak.com or call 1-800-USA-RAIL.


For more information about this event or Tampa Union Station (including media or sponsorship requests) please contact Friends of Tampa Union Station by email. 


National Train Day Is Headed to Jacksonville, Too!

From Amtrak:

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