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Southern Pines is a train station located in Southern Pines, North Carolina, served by Amtrak's Silver Star train. The street address is 235 Northwest Broad Street, and is located in the heart of historic downtown Southern Pines. The station was originally built by a predecessor of the Seaboard Air Line Railway in 1898, renovated in 1948, and restored to its 1948 design in 2004.[1]

Southern Pines, NC
Amtrak inter-city rail station
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The Southern Pines Amtrak station, originally built in 1898 by a predecessor of the Seaboard Air Line Railway
Location235 Northwest Broad Street
Southern Pines, NC 28387
Coordinates35°10′32″N 79°23′25″W / 35.175527°N 79.390383°W / 35.175527; -79.390383Coordinates: 35°10′32″N 79°23′25″W / 35.175527°N 79.390383°W / 35.175527; -79.390383
Owned byTown of Southern Pines
Line(s)
Platforms1 side platform
Tracks1
Construction
Structure typeAt-grade
ParkingYes; free
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusUnstaffed
Station codeSOP (Amtrak)
History
Opened1898
Rebuilt1948, 2004
Traffic
Passengers (FY2018)6,925[1][2]Decrease 2.02%
Services
Preceding station BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak Following station
Hamlet
toward Miami
Silver Star Cary
toward New York
Former services
Preceding station Seaboard Air Line Railroad Following station
Aberdeen
toward Tampa or Miami
Main Line Sanford
toward Richmond

There is no Amtrak ticket office at this station, but there is "Quik-Trak" machine for automated ticketing.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Southern Pines, NC (SOP) - Great American Stations". Amtrak's Great American Stations. Retrieved July 17, 2019.
  2. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, State of North Carolina" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2017. Retrieved February 3, 2019.

External linksEdit

 
Amtrak Silver Star at the Southern Pines station.