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Union Station’s Centennial Celebration!

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DALLAS -- It's a celebration 100 years in the making! Union Station in downtown Dallas opened up in October 1916.

Millions of people have traveled through the century-old building by track.

Monday was more than just a birthday party, though. Union Station has now been dubbed the Eddie Bernice Johnson Union Station honoring the longtime Dallas congresswoman. "I'm very dedicated to the city as you are, and I'm very, very now dedicated to

"I'm very dedicated to the city as you are, and (now) I'm very... dedicated to make sure the Union Station remains active for the rest of my life," said Congresswoman Johnson.

It's time to move Union Station into the next century. State leaders hope a bullet train connecting DFW and Houston will make trains more popular and help with traffic on heavily congested roadways. "We will prove that, once again, rail is a critical component to helping us enjoy a quality way of life," said Ambassador Ron Kirk, former U.S. Trade Representative and Mayor of Dallas.

"We will prove that, once again, rail is a critical component to helping us enjoy a quality way of life," said Ambassador Ron Kirk, former U.S. Trade Representative and former mayor of Dallas.

Instead of "out with the old, and in with the new," Dallas will make sure its beautiful historic train station is keeping up with the times.