Deerfield Beach (Tri-Rail station)

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Deerfield Beach
Amtrak station
SFRTATri-Rail
Deerfield-station-2.jpg
Station statistics
Address 1300 West Hillsboro Boulevard Florida 810.svg
Deerfield Beach, Florida
Line(s) Amtrak: SFRTA:
Connections Local Transit Broward County Transit
Local Transit SFRTA shuttle bus
Platforms 2 side platforms
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened 1926
Rebuilt 1990
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code DFB
Owned by State of Florida
Fare zone 3
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 30,048[1] Decrease 6.6% (Amtrak)
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Miami
Silver Star
Silver Meteor
Tri-Rail logo.svg SFRTA
Tri-Rail
Old Seaboard Air Line Railway Station
Deerfield Beach (Tri-Rail station) is located in Florida
Deerfield Beach (Tri-Rail station)
Location Deerfield Beach, Florida
Coordinates 26°19′01″N 80°7′20″W / 26.31694°N 80.12222°W / 26.31694; -80.12222Coordinates: 26°19′01″N 80°7′20″W / 26.31694°N 80.12222°W / 26.31694; -80.12222
Architect Gustav Maass
Architectural style Mediterranean Revival
NRHP Reference # 90000597[2]
Added to NRHP April 5, 1990

Deerfield Beach Station, also known as the Old Deerfield Beach Seaboard Air Line Railway Station, is a train station in Deerfield Beach, Broward County, Florida, which is served by Amtrak intercity rail and Tri-Rail commuter rail.

Station NRHP historic marker

Located at 1300 West Hillsboro Boulevard (SR 810), just east of North Military Trail (SR 809), the station was built in 1926 by the Seaboard Air Line Railway. It shares the same Mediterranean Revival design as the Delray Beach Seaboard station and the Homestead Seaboard station. Those design features include arched entryways, arcades, stuccoed walls, and a barrel-tiled roof.[3] The station was placed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places on April 5, 1990.

The historic Seaboard Air Line Railway Station also houses the South Florida Railway Museum, which is open to the public on Wednesdays and Saturdays.[4]

In 2010, the Florida Department of Transportation finished a restoration of the historic station. The $380,000 project included a new roof, interior improvements to the lobby and restrooms, repairs to the exterior walls, and installation of new air conditioning units.[3]

Transit connections[edit]

Local public transit systems provide bus services connecting to the station. Passengers must access BCT Route 48 and Deerfield Beach Express I from Hillsboro Boulevard.[5]

Broward County Transit
Route No. Description Note
48 Hillsboro Boulevard at US 441 - Deerfield Beach Pier via Hillsboro Boulevard Timetable
SFRTA shuttles
Route No. Description Note
DB 1 Camino Real via Hillsboro Boulevard, Dixie Highway, Federal Highway (US 1)
DB 2 Newport Center via Hillsboro Boulevard, 12th Avenue, 10th Street, Military Trail, and Goolsby Blvd
Deerfield Beach Express
Route Description Note
Express I Community bus service, operating on weekdays only Timetable

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External links[edit]

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