Dillon station

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Dillon, SC
Dillon station.jpg
Dillon station in April 2018.
Location100 North Railroad Avenue
Dillon, SC 29536
Coordinates34°25′03″N 79°22′20″W / 34.4176°N 79.3722°W / 34.4176; -79.3722Coordinates: 34°25′03″N 79°22′20″W / 34.4176°N 79.3722°W / 34.4176; -79.3722
Platforms1 side platform
Other information
Station codeDIL
Opened1893 (Freight)
1904 (Passenger)
Passengers (2013)9,456[1]Increase 8.1%
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Savannah
toward New York
  Former services  
Atlantic Coast Line Railroad
Main Line

Dillon is a train station in Dillon, South Carolina, served by Amtrak, the United States' railroad passenger system. It was originally built by the Florence Railroad in 1893, but only as a freight station. Once the railroad was consolidated into the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1898, the passenger station was opened in 1904. The station survived the merger of the Atlantic Coast Line and Seaboard Air Line Railroads into the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad in 1967, only to terminate passenger service in 1971.[2] Amtrak service to Dillon began on June 15, 1976, with the introduction of the Palmetto.[3] The four-faced station clock also contains two Fahrenheit thermometers.



  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of South Carolina" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
  2. ^ Dillon ACL Depot, including 1971 SCL Depot photograph (South Carolina Railroad Structures)
  3. ^ "Southern Amtrak passenger train scheduled". News-Tribune. April 11, 1976. Retrieved 2011-07-04.

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