Transit Planning
Charlotte Gateway Station Project Overview
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Charlotte Gateway Station will incorporate various modes of land-based passenger transportation on two blocks, with the main station and office complex being located beside Norfolk Southern's major north-south rail line.  The station and office complex will be comprised of:
  • CATS Off-street Bus Center
    • 12 bays – serving originating and terminating buses ("pass-by" buses will stop on 4th and Trade Street)
    • Passenger information and waiting area, security office, employee lounge
    • 36,000 square feet
    • Amtrak Station and
  • Great Hall
    • Direct access to CATS bus center and Greyhound Depot
    • 7,000 square foot Atrium with station services and access to trains
    • 18,000 square feet of first floor office space available for retail and public uses
    • Offices
  • Offices overlook Station Atrium, Plaza, Trade Street, 4th Street, and the tracks
    • 100,000 square feet of office space on four floors

Additionally, Charlotte Gateway Station will include:

  • Plaza
    • 77,000 square foot open plaza serving as a focal point for the West End
    • 22,000 square foot retail pavilion
    • Shops and retail kiosks within the plaza and under the bridges along Trade and 4th Streets
  • Air Rights Building
    • Located at 4th and Graham Streets overlooking Charlotte Gateway Station and the future 3rd Ward Park
    • Built and managed by private developers
    • 25,000 square foot footprint
  • Greyhound Depot and Parking Deck
    • Waiting area and cafeteria
    • 600-car, four level parking deck
    • Overstreet connection between Greyhound, parking deck, and station/office complex
    • 13,000 square foot building​

TheFutureisArriving.pdf (NC Intercity Rail Road Future Plans)