Pontiac station (Illinois)

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Pontiac, IL
Pontiac, IL train station.jpg
The New Pontiac station in June 2017
Location711 West Water Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
United States
Coordinates40°52′43″N 88°38′13″W / 40.87861°N 88.63694°W / 40.87861; -88.63694Coordinates: 40°52′43″N 88°38′13″W / 40.87861°N 88.63694°W / 40.87861; -88.63694
Owned byIDOT and Amtrak
Line(s)Union Pacific Railroad
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Construction
Parking29 Spaces
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Other information
Station codeAmtrak code: PON
History
Opened1913-1915
Rebuilt2017
Traffic
Passengers (2017)16,717[1]Increase 9.26%
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Normal
toward St. Louis
Lincoln Service Dwight
toward Chicago
Normal Texas Eagle Joliet
toward Chicago
Former services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Bloomington
toward Laredo or Houston
Inter-American Joliet
toward Chicago
Location
Pontiac, IL is located in Illinois
Pontiac, IL
Pontiac, IL
Location within Illinois

Pontiac is an Amtrak train station in Pontiac, Illinois, United States, served by the Lincoln Service and the Texas Eagle. This was also a stop for the Ann Rutledge until April 2007.

A new station opened on June 4, 2017 at a cost of $2.65 million. The older station that was replaced was located one block north of the new station.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, State of Illinois" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2017. Retrieved 18 December 2017.
  2. ^ Shelley, Tim (June 5, 2017). "New Pontiac train station opens". WEEK-TV. Retrieved July 24, 2018.

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