ON THIS DAY IN UNITED STATES HISTORY
February 2, 1913
New York City's Grand Central Terminal Opens
On this day in 1913, Grand Central Terminal in New York City opened. Although it is often called Grand Central
Station, that is actually the name of the previous rail station on the site as well as the name of the nearby post
office and is often used to refer to a New York City subway station in the same location.
Grand Central Terminal has 660 commuter trains on 33 miles of track with 44 platforms. About 125,000 commuters use
the terminal every day and it is visited by some 500,000 per day.