Effingham station

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For the station in Surrey, England, see Effingham Junction railway station.
Effingham Station - April 2016.JPG
The Effingham station in April 2016.
Location 401 West National Avenue
Effingham, IL 62401
United States
Coordinates 39°07′01″N 88°32′50″W / 39.1170°N 88.5472°W / 39.1170; -88.5472Coordinates: 39°07′01″N 88°32′50″W / 39.1170°N 88.5472°W / 39.1170; -88.5472
Line(s) Illinois Central (CN)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Station code EFG
Passengers (2014) 29,330[1]Decrease 0.1%
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward New Orleans
City of New Orleans
toward Chicago
toward Carbondale
Illini and Saluki
  Former services  
Illinois Central
toward New Orleans
Main Line
Terminus Effingham – Indianapolis
toward Indianapolis
Effingham is located in Illinois
Location within Illinois

Effingham is an Amtrak intercity train station in Effingham, Illinois, United States . The station contains three houses, at the CSXT St. Louis Line Subdivision (ex-Pennsylvania Railroad) crossing that once served Amtrak's former National Limited line between Kansas City and either Washington D.C. or New York City until 1979. The station is a flag stop on the City of New Orleans route, served only when passengers have tickets to and from the station; the Illini and Saluki also stop here.


  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2014, State of Illinois" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 

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