Effingham station

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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
Panama Limited
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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