Lake Charles station

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Lake Charles
Lake Charles station 02.jpg
Location 100 Ryan Street
Lake Charles, LA 70601
United States
Coordinates 30°14′17.5″N 93°13′01.5″W / 30.238194°N 93.217083°W / 30.238194; -93.217083Coordinates: 30°14′17.5″N 93°13′01.5″W / 30.238194°N 93.217083°W / 30.238194; -93.217083
Owned by City of Lake Charles
Line(s) Union Pacific Railroad
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Lake Charles Transit
Construction
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code Amtrak code: LCH
History
Opened 1992
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 3,856[1]Increase 12%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Los Angeles
Sunset Limited
toward New Orleans

Lake Charles is a train station in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. It is served tri-weekly by Amtrak's Sunset Limited. It is located on 100 Ryan Street at the west end of South Railroad Avenue. Lake Charles station is a decorative and unstaffed waiting room that serves as a replacement for the original Lake Charles Station once located on South Railroad Avenue between Bilbo and Hodges Streets. The iron brackets supporting the station's roof were salvaged from the original Southern Pacific passenger station which served as the Amtrak station.

Eastbound freight train

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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