Portland Transportation Center

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Portland, ME
Portland Transportation Center sign.jpg
Sign at the entrance to the Portland Transportation Center
Location100 Thompson's Point Road
Portland, ME 04102
Owned byConcord Coach Lines
Line(s)
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks2 (excluding storage tracks)
ConnectionsGreater Portland Metro Bus, Greater Portland Transit District, Concord Coach Lines, Megabus (via Concord Coach Lines), private taxis
Construction
ParkingYes: $4.00 per day with train/bus receipt, $6.00 per day without receipt[1]
Bicycle facilitiesYes
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codePOR
History
Opened1996 (bus station)
Rebuilt2001 (train station)
Traffic
Passengers (2017)171,257[2]Increase 1.92%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward Boston North
Downeaster
toward Brunswick

Portland Transportation Center is a bus and train station in Portland, Maine, served and run primarily by Concord Coach Lines (18 round-trips a day)[3] and Amtrak Downeaster passenger trains (five round-trips a day).[4] It is also served by Megabus (via Concord Coach Lines), as well as the Greater Portland Metro Bus Route 1 and the Greater Portland Metro Bus Express Bus Service to Freeport, Maine. The station is open from 4:30 AM to 12:15 AM and from 2:45 AM to 3:15 AM.[1]

The platform at PTC; an Amtrak Downeaster train is alongside.

On average, nearly 500 passengers boarded or detrained Amtrak services daily at Portland in fiscal year 2010, making it the most popular Amtrak station in Maine.[5]

Portland Transportation Center is located in Portland's Libbytown neighborhood,[6] about a half mile west of the former Portland Union Station. It is located next to Pan Am Railways' Mountain Branch, formerly the Mountain Division of the Maine Central Railroad.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Concord Coach Lines: Agency Information for Portland, Maine". Concord Coach Lines. Retrieved 30 July 2011.
  2. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, Fiscal Year 2017, State of Maine" (PDF). Amtrak. Retrieved January 5, 2018.
  3. ^ "Portland, ME to Boston & Logan Airport". Concord Coach Lines. 12 September 2010. Retrieved 30 October 2010.
  4. ^ Full Schedule | Amtrak Downeaster
  5. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2010, State of Maine" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-06. External link in |publisher= (help)
  6. ^ Deans, Emma (8 July 2010). "Welcome to Nowhere | Reconnecting an amputated neighborhood". The Bollard. Archived from the original on 31 July 2010. Retrieved 12 July 2010.

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Coordinates: 43°39′13″N 70°17′28″W / 43.65361°N 70.29111°W / 43.65361; -70.29111