Carbondale (Amtrak station)

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Amtrak Carbondale, IL Station.jpg
The station as seen from the passenger platform.
Station statistics
Address 401 South Illinois St
Carbondale, IL,
Coordinates 37°43′27″N 89°12′59″W / 37.7243°N 89.2165°W / 37.7243; -89.2165Coordinates: 37°43′27″N 89°12′59″W / 37.7243°N 89.2165°W / 37.7243; -89.2165
Connections Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Other information
Opened 1988
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code CDL
Owned by BNSF Railway/Canadian National (Illinois Central)
Passengers (2013) 135,891[1] Decrease 3%
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward New Orleans
City of New Orleans
toward Chicago
Terminus Illini and Saluki
toward Chicago
Location of the Carbondale Amtrak Station.
Location of the Carbondale Amtrak Station.
Location within Illinois

Carbondale is a railway station in Carbondale, Illinois, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. The station was built near an old Illinois Central Railroad station, which itself was built in 1903 and restored in 1996.

In addition to train service, Amtrak offers Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach service between Carbondale and St. Louis, Missouri, connecting with the City of New Orleans. Carbondale is the southernmost Amtrak station in Illinois, and is also the southern terminus of the Illini and Saluki.


  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of Illinois" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 

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