Birmingham’s MAX Central Station is open, more sections coming soon

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One station to host them all – Birmingham’s MAX Central Station (the first of four) is here!

The station opened for operation at 4:30 am this morning, providing hope for Birmingham transportation.

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The massive $32 million transit project, started in 2014, combines four major avenues of transportation:


  • Amtrak
  • Max
  • Greyhound
  • Megabus
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The idea behind the facility was sited by al.com to be that of revving up “ridership” within the city.

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“This has been a long time coming and we’re so excited to have a facility that is reflective of the service we always strive to provide…”

– Barbara Murdock, BJCTA Executive Director, said in a statment

MAX Central Station and Facility details:

Located on Morris Ave., it’s hard to miss the massive building resting between 17th and 19th street.

With 300 parking spaces, for those traveling, and designated spots for the particular bus systems, riding in the Magic City has finally improved!


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FYI, Megabus, Amtrak, and Greyhound terminals will be operational soon.
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In perfect Birmingham, AL fashion, there will also be a cafe inside “Central Station”.

Olivia’s Transit Cafe will open at the end of the month, supplying breakfast biscuits, salads, sandwiches, pizzas, soups, and a delicious meat & two vegetable special!

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Finally, as we celebrate this major expansion for Birmingham, a ribbon cutting has been scheduled for June 30th.
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Author: Wade Cline

Marketing Producer at Bham Now, Tech Junkie, Foodie, Bham Lover, Movie Snob, Wannabe Quantum Physicist. You can likely find me either at Trim Tab Brewing or O'henry's Coffee in Homewood.