Old Orchard Beach (Amtrak station)

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Old Orchard Beach
Old orchard beach train platform.jpg
Station statistics
Address 11 First Street
Old Orchard Beach, ME 04064
Coordinates 43°30′52″N 70°22′34″W / 43.5144°N 70.3761°W / 43.5144; -70.3761Coordinates: 43°30′52″N 70°22′34″W / 43.5144°N 70.3761°W / 43.5144; -70.3761
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Parking metered
Other information
Opened 2003
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code ORB
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 17,764[1] Increase 2.2%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Downeaster

Old Orchard Beach is a train station in Old Orchard Beach, Maine served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. It features a covered platform, and is served by Amtrak's Downeaster service from April to October.

On average, 78 passengers boarded or detrained daily at Old Orchard Beach in FY10, making it the fourth-busiest stop in Maine.[2]

The station is located next to the Pan Am Railways mainline, formerly the Western Route mainline of the Boston & Maine Railroad.

Nearby attractions[edit]

  • The beach
  • Palace Playland amusement park
  • Numerous hotels, motels, shops, and restaurants

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Old Orchard Beach, ME (ORB)". Great American Stations. Retrieved November 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2010, State of Maine" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 

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