Charlotte Gateway Station

Charlotte Gateway Station: Development Strategy

Development Strategy

Because the Station District is comprised of several City blocks, the CGS can be developed in phases if necessary based the availability of funding and market conditions.

Phase 1: Track, Structures and Signals (TS&S) & Intercity Rail Platform

  • This critical infrastructure is funded and represents completion of the railroad infrastructure needed to access the CGS District by passenger rail
  • Projected construction schedule: 2018-2022
  • Estimated cost: $75-80 million
  • Lead: NCDOT and the City of Charlotte (CATS)

Main Block Phase: Development of permanent multi-modal Passenger Station integrated with commercial development allowing for the commencement of Amtrak passenger service

  • Timeframe: To be determined
  • Cost: To be determined based on the size and the commercial components (i.e. hotel, office, etc.)
  • Lead: Public Private Partnership

North & South Block Phase: Development of bus facilities integrated with transit oriented development

  • Timeframe: To be determined
  • Cost: To be determined based on the size and the commercial components (i.e. hotel, office, etc.)
  • Lead: Public Private Partnership

***All figure, costs and schedule information is subject to change. ​

What's Next?

  1. Completion of Phase 1 Design  -  End of 2017
  2. Start of utility relocation and start of Phase 1 construction -  Spring 2018
  3. Begin process of seeking private sector partners for Main Block, North & South Blocks, and reminder of District - Spring 2018​​