Charlotte Gateway Station

​Charlotte Gateway Station: The Future
​It's About Connections:


The Charlotte Gateway Station, an integral part of the Metropolitan Transit Commission's 2030 Transit Corridor System Plan, will bring together transportation services such as:

  • CityLYNX Gold Line streetcar

  • CATS local and express bus service

  • Proposed LYNX Red Line Commuter Rail

  • Inter-city transportation including Amtrak trains and Greyhound buses

A Station With Benefits

  • Relocation of the passenger train station (Amtrak) to Uptown Charlotte from North Tryon Street
  • Improved passenger travel experience through transit connections, savings in travel time, linkage to nearby attractions, destinations and modern amenities

  • Construction of new bridges and tracks that will separate passenger and freight services at the future station

  • Improved flow of freight and passenger trains through Charlotte

It's About Location:


Charlotte city-center is home to more than 1,200 businesses. Attractions within walking distance include:

  • Bank of America Stadium

  • BB&T Ballpark

  • Blumenthal Performing Arts Center

  • Center-City hotels and restaurants

  • Charlotte Convention Center

  • Discovery Place

  • EpiCentre

  • Johnson & Wales University

  • Major business centers such as Bank of America and Wells Fargo

  • Time Warner Cable Arena

It's About Economic Growth:

The CGS is anticipated to spur the advancement of transit-oriented development in the uptown area; including its own mixed-use development above the future CGS Station through a public-private partnership (P3). Projected local economic benefits include:​



​Learn more about Charlotte Gateway Station:

The Proj​ect

The Future


​Multi-modal transit stations throughout the country have demonstrated much success in providing seamless transportation services and spurring local transit-oriented economic development.

The Denver Union Station serves as a prime example for the future Charlotte Gateway Station. The development of this station in Denver, Colorado has generated an estimated $2 billion in retail, commercial and residential investment. In April 2016, Charlotte leaders visited Denver Union Station to study the station as a successful model.​