Gilman station

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Gilman
Gilman Station - April 2016.jpg
Gilman Station in April 2016.
Location US Highway 24 & West Wenona Street
Gilman, IL 60983
United States
Coordinates 40°45′42″N 87°59′44″W / 40.7617°N 87.9956°W / 40.7617; -87.9956Coordinates: 40°45′42″N 87°59′44″W / 40.7617°N 87.9956°W / 40.7617; -87.9956
Line(s) Illinois Central (CN)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code GLM
History
Opened October 26, 1986
Traffic
Passengers (2014) 3,333[1]Increase 2.3%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Carbondale
Illini and Saluki
toward Chicago
  Former services  
Illinois Central
toward New Orleans
Main Line
toward St. Louis
St. Louis – Chicago
Location
Gilman is located in Illinois
Gilman
Gilman
Location within Illinois

Gilman is an Amtrak intercity train station in Gilman, Illinois, United States. The stop is on their Illini and Saluki route.

Service began at Gilman on October 26, 1986, when the Illini began stopping there. It was the first passenger service at Gilman since the creation of Amtrak on May 1, 1971. The northbound City of New Orleans also served Gilman until November 10, 1996[2]:105 Gilman was the point where the former Illinois Central Railroad mainline split to St. Louis, with the main line continuing south towards New Orleans, Louisiana. Both lines are now owned by Canadian National Railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2014, State of Illinois" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2014. Retrieved 24 February 2015. 
  2. ^ Sanders, Craig (2006). Amtrak in the Heartland. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. ISBN 0-253-34705-X. 

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