Southern Railway Station, Bryson City, NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PFF
N 35° 25.818 W 083° 26.832
17S E 277841 N 3923514
Quick Description: Restored station, used by the Great Smokey Mountain Railway for sight-seeing excursions.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2006 5:14:33 PM
Waymark Code: WMYCK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member SCOTUS
Views: 119

Long Description:
The Great Smokey Mountain Railway offers three-hour and longer excursions. On some, dinner is served. Special offerings include dinner and mystery trips and a Polar Express recreation. The schedule varies by season. Service is available in Bryson City and Dillsboro. During "leaf season", advance reservations are strongly recommended.

The restored terminal is made of wood and was constructed about 1900. It underwent refurbishing in 1973, and later was modified to accommodate large numbers of tourists.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
It's being used by the GSMR to sell tickets for the ride.

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Southern

Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed

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