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Florence station (South Carolina)

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Florence station is a train station in Florence, South Carolina, United States served by Amtrak. It is currently served by the Palmetto and Silver Meteor routes, and is a service stop for the Auto Train.

Florence, SC
Amtrak inter-city rail station
Florence SC Amtrak Station from Parking Lot.JPG
Florence Amtrak station
Location805 East Day Street
Florence, SC 29506
Coordinates34°11′57″N 79°45′27″W / 34.1993°N 79.7575°W / 34.1993; -79.7575Coordinates: 34°11′57″N 79°45′27″W / 34.1993°N 79.7575°W / 34.1993; -79.7575
Owned byMcLeod Regional Medical Center
Line(s)South End Subdivision
Platforms1 side platform (formerly more)
Tracks1 (formerly more)
Construction
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Station codeFLO
History
Opened1996
Traffic
Passengers (2013)52,003[1]Decrease 0.3%
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Kingstree
toward Savannah
Palmetto Dillon
toward New York
Kingstree
toward Miami
Silver Meteor Fayetteville
toward New York
Former services
Preceding station Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Following station
Effingham
toward Tampa
Main Line Pee Dee
toward Richmond
Darlington
toward Wadesboro
Wadesboro – Florence Terminus
Darlington
toward Hartsville
Hartsville – Florence
Timmonsville
toward Augusta
Augusta – Florence
Timmonsville
toward Columbia
Columbia – Wilmington Pee Dee
toward Wilmington

The station site contains two buildings. The original station, built by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1910, is currently the McLeod Regional Medical Center. The current station was built in 1996.

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit

 
The former Florence Atlantic Coast Line Station next door.