|Location||1407 South Dort Highway|
Flint, MI 48503
|Owned by||Flint Mass Transportation Authority|
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Bus operators||Thruway Motorcoach|
Flint Mass Transportation Authority
|Passengers (2015)||32,197 9.7%|
Flint is an inter-modal transportation center in Flint, Michigan. It is served by Amtrak's Blue Water route, and doubles as the intercity bus station for Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach and Indian Trails, as well as the local city bus service, the Flint Mass Transportation Authority, who owns the station. The station is of a standard design.
Baggage cannot be checked at this location; however, up to two suitcases in addition to any "personal items" such as briefcases, purses, laptop bags, and infant equipment are allowed on board as carry-ons.
This is at least the fourth station along the Grand Trunk Western Railroad (GTW) line through Flint. The railroad line that now hosts the Blue Water arrived from Port Huron in 1871 and originally a wooden structure served as the passenger station. A 1905 stone and brick station replaced it but was moved to Muskegon in 1927. The third GTW depot, located at 120 East 14th Street near Downtown Flint, was used by Amtrak until 1989 and demolished thereafter. The current station on M-54 (Dort Highway) provides easy access to I-69.
- "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2015, State of Michigan" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2015. Retrieved March 4, 2016.
- "Flint GTW station". Michigan Railroads.
- "Flint Michigan (FLN)". trainweb.org.
- Melzer, Matt (April 23, 2004). "Final Run of the Amtrak / VIA International". TrainWeb.org.
From 1982, Amtrak and VIA Rail Canada had jointly operated the International train between Chicago and Toronto
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