Effingham (Amtrak station)

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Effingham Amtrak 1979.jpg
The National Limited at Effingham in 1979.
Station statistics
Address 401 West National Avenue
Effingham, IL 62401
Coordinates 39°07′01″N 88°32′50″W / 39.1170°N 88.5472°W / 39.1170; -88.5472Coordinates: 39°07′01″N 88°32′50″W / 39.1170°N 88.5472°W / 39.1170; -88.5472
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Station code EFG
Passengers (2013) 29,359[1] Increase 2.9%
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward New Orleans
City of New Orleans
toward Chicago
toward Carbondale
Illini and Saluki
  Former services  
Illinois Central
toward New Orleans
Main Line
Terminus Effingham – Indianapolis
toward Indianapolis
Location of the Effingham Amtrak Station.
Location of the Effingham Amtrak Station.
Location within Illinois

The Effingham Amtrak station is a train station in Effingham, Illinois, United States served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. The station contains three houses, at the CSXT St. Louis Line Subdivision (ex-Pennsylvania Railroad) crossing that once served Amtrak's former National Limited line between Kansas City and either Washington D.C. or New York City until 1979. The station is a flag stop on the City of New Orleans route, as are most other stations on this route.


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

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