St. Joseph (Amtrak station)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
St. Joseph
Amtrak St. Joseph- Benton harbor MI station.jpg
Location 41012 Vine Street
St. Joseph, MI 49085
Coordinates 42°6′24.4″N 86°29′12.1″W / 42.106778°N 86.486694°W / 42.106778; -86.486694Coordinates: 42°6′24.4″N 86°29′12.1″W / 42.106778°N 86.486694°W / 42.106778; -86.486694
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Twin Cities Area Transportation Authority
Construction
Parking Yes; free
Other information
Station code SJM
History
Opened 1913
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 11,366[1]Increase 3.5%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Terminus
Pere Marquette
toward Grand Rapids

The St. Joseph Amtrak station also known as the St. Joseph-Benton Harbor Amtrak Station is a train station in St. Joseph, Michigan, United States served by the Pere Marquette line of Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. It is located at 410½ Vine Street in St. Joseph and since 2005 has shared the building with Silver Beach Pizza.

There is limited parking on a first-come, first-serve basis. The station has a small waiting room with a self-service kiosk to purchase tickets. Baggage can not be checked at this location, however passengers are allowed to have two carry-on items. [2]

Transit Connections[edit]

Twin Cities Area Transportation Authority (TCATA) Red Route travels within short walking distance of the station, running through St. Joseph and Benton Harbor. The bus will stop directly at the station on request.

Notable Places Nearby[edit]

  • Silver Beach County Park
  • Silver Beach Carousel
  • Whirlpool Compass Fountain

References[edit]

External links[edit]