Beaumont (Amtrak station)

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Beaumont, TX
Station statistics
Address 2555 West Cedar Street
Beaumont, TX
Coordinates 30°04′37″N 94°07′49″W / 30.0769°N 94.13018°W / 30.0769; -94.13018Coordinates: 30°04′37″N 94°07′49″W / 30.0769°N 94.13018°W / 30.0769; -94.13018
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Parking free
Other information
Station code BMT
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 3,458[1] Increase 27%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Los Angeles
Sunset Limited
toward New Orleans

Amtrak's Beaumont Station serves Beaumont, Texas via the Sunset Limited service.

After the station sustained damage in Hurricane Rita the station building was removed and only a concrete platform was left. A new station is to be constructed, which will utilize $1.2 million in federal stimulus funding.[2]

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As of November 2012 the new station has been completed. The brick building has a waiting room with seating. The platform has been lengthened and there are handicap aids for boarding. The area is well lit. Toilet facilities are in a separate building which also houses a police substation. The station is not manned. There are no restaurants within the immediate area. There is a Dollar General nearby. Beaumont Enterprise and from personal observation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of Texas" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  2. ^ "Amtrak's concrete slab to be replaced with bathroomless station". The Beaumont Enterprise. 23 June 2010. Archived from the original on 26 June 2010. Retrieved 27 June 2010. 

Beaumont Enterprise Sept 14, 2012 Personal observation.


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