Clifton Forge (Amtrak station)

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Clifton Forge
Clifton Forge Railway Station.jpg
Location 307 East Ridgeway Street
Clifton Forge, VA
Coordinates 37°48′53″N 79°49′39″W / 37.8146°N 79.8274°W / 37.8146; -79.8274Coordinates: 37°48′53″N 79°49′39″W / 37.8146°N 79.8274°W / 37.8146; -79.8274
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code CLF
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 2,750[1]Decrease 4.5%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Chicago
Cardinal

The Clifton Forge Amtrak station is located at 307 East Ridgeway Street in Clifton Forge, Virginia. It is served by Amtrak's Cardinal route, and is the westernmost station in Virginia along this route.

Clifton Forge station is a two-story clapboard structure originally built by the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway (C&O) in 1902; it sits just east of a major locomotive fuel facility for CSX Transportation. In 2013, Amtrak announced that it plans to move the station to a replica C&O station built by the Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Society.[1]

The proposed new station

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, Commonwealth of Virginia" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved February 13, 2014. 

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