Beaumont (Amtrak station)
|Address||2555 West Cedar Street
|Platforms||1 side platform|
|Passengers (2012)||2,724 13%|
After the station sustained damage in Hurrican 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.
Notable Places Nearby
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.
- "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2012, State of Texas" (PDF). Amtrak. December 2012. Retrieved 27 December 2012.
- "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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