Clemson station

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Station building, built in 1916 and moved back from the right-of-way in 2001
Location Calhoun Memorial Highway and College Avenue
Clemson, SC
Coordinates 34°41′28″N 82°49′57″W / 34.6910°N 82.8325°W / 34.6910; -82.8325Coordinates: 34°41′28″N 82°49′57″W / 34.6910°N 82.8325°W / 34.6910; -82.8325
Owned by City of Clemson
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Clemson Area Transit
Parking Yes; free
Other information
Station code CSN
Opened 1916
Passengers (2013) 5,597[1]Decrease 3.6%
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward New Orleans

Clemson is a train station in Clemson, South Carolina. It is served by the Crescent passenger train of Amtrak, the national passenger rail service. The station sits on the corner of Calhoun Memorial Highway and College Avenue in the heart of downtown Clemson. Clemson is situated on one of the nation's emerging high-speed rail corridors, known as the Southeast High Speed Rail Corridor or SEHSR.

The station was originally erected by the Southern Railway in 1916. In the early 1960s, R.C. Edwards, then Clemson University president, convinced D.W. Brosnan, president of the Southern at the time, to prefer Clemson over Seneca as the main station for the area. On January 31, 1979, the Southern discontinued passenger service, turning operations of the Crescent over to Amtrak.


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

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