Jacksonville (Amtrak station)

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Jacksonville Station
Amtrak station
Jacksonville Amtrak station train 91 stop.jpg
Station entrance
Station statistics
Address 3570 Clifford Lane
Jacksonville, FL 32209
Coordinates 30°21′58″N 81°43′24″W / 30.3661°N 81.72339°W / 30.3661; -81.72339Coordinates: 30°21′58″N 81°43′24″W / 30.3661°N 81.72339°W / 30.3661; -81.72339
Line(s) Amtrak:
Connections
Shuttle Bus Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach: service to Gainesville and Ocala
Local Transit JTA Bus: K2, CT4
Platforms 1 island platform, 1 side platform
Tracks 4
Parking Yes
Bicycle facilities Yes
Baggage check Yes
Other information
Opened 1974
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code JAX
Owned by Amtrak
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 94,277[1] Increase 21.6%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Miami
Silver Meteor
Silver Star
toward Orlando
Sunset Limited
service suspended
toward Los Angeles

Jacksonville Amtrak station is a passenger train station in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. It is served by Amtrak's Silver Meteor, Silver Star, and Thruway Motorcoach to Lakeland. The station lies next door to a freight facility with its own platform and is also just east of Norfolk Southern's Simpson Yard.

History[edit]

Amtrak's Clifford Lane facility has been in operation since 1974, when it replaced the downtown Union Terminal.[2]

Two other services once used this station, the Palmetto and Sunset Limited. In 2004 the Palmetto's route was shortened to end in Savannah, GA and in 2005 the Sunset Limited was shortened to end in New Orleans, LA as a result of Hurricane Katrina.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of Florida" (PDF). Amtrak. December 2013. Retrieved 27 December 2012. 
  2. ^ Lost Jacksonville: Union Terminal

External links[edit]

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