Permanent Way Inspector
ModeratorAU Supporting Member
Gathering Team Member
- Aug 24, 2003
Arguably Salt Lake City currently has an Amtrak station that is less than desirable in several ways, and certainly not one that a city like Salt Lake City deserves. There have been several proposals boiling up of late to spend some real money to improve the situation in a big way. One of them proposes to move the tracks into an underground alignment adjacent to the Rio Grande Depot building and make the Rio Grande Depot building the head house. Here is an article on this subject:
The Rio Grande Plan, updated: Putting trains underground in Depot and Granary Districts gets Salt Lake City’s attention
"It’s bold, transformative, where we can have some great growth for the city that doesn’t increase the number of cars," city councilman says.