Former Amtrak Stations in Florida: Former St. Petersburg Amtrak Station, Dade City Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, Wildwood Books LLC

ISBN: 9781158562565

Published: October 14th 2010

Paperback

22 pages


Description

Former Amtrak Stations in Florida: Former St. Petersburg Amtrak Station, Dade City Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, Wildwood  by  Books LLC

Former Amtrak Stations in Florida: Former St. Petersburg Amtrak Station, Dade City Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, Wildwood by Books LLC
October 14th 2010 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 22 pages | ISBN: 9781158562565 | 9.31 Mb

Chapters: Former St. Petersburg Amtrak Station, Dade City Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, Wildwood, Ocala Union Station, Waldo, Union Station (Jacksonville, Florida). Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 20. Not illustrated. Free updates online. PurchaseMoreChapters: Former St. Petersburg Amtrak Station, Dade City Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, Wildwood, Ocala Union Station, Waldo, Union Station (Jacksonville, Florida). Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 20. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge.

Excerpt: The St. Petersburg Amtrak Station was a passenger train depot which serving the city of St. Petersburg, Florida. It is located northwest of downtown at 3601 31st Street North. The station was built in 1963 by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, and was the third station in the citys history built to serve Atlantic Coast Line passenger trains.

It replaced a 1913 downtown St. Petersburg facility, following the citys request that rail service be relocated away from the downtown area. By 1968, the stations operations came under the banner of the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad, formed by the merger of Atlantic Coast Line with rival company Seaboard Air Line Railroad.

The two formerly independent passenger operations were consolidated at this location, resulting in the closure of St. Petersburgs Seaboard Air Line Station. The stations service under Seaboard Coast Line continued until 1971, when Amtrak assumed operation of most of the nations passenger rail service. Assigned station code STP, the St. Petersburg Amtrak Station was serviced by trains such as the Floridian and the Silver Meteor. In 1984, rail service to St. Petersburg came to an end following abandonment of the rail lines by owner CSX.

Operations continued from the St. Petersburg station for Amtraks Thruway Motorcoach bus service, linking passengers to rail connections in Tampa and Orlando. The station served as a boarding location for the bus service until the 1990s, when the station was closed. Today, the former St. Petersburg station has been renovated for use by a pharmaceutical compa...http: //booksllc.net/?id=2513673



Enter the sum





Related Archive Books



Related Books


Comments

Comments for "Former Amtrak Stations in Florida: Former St. Petersburg Amtrak Station, Dade City Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot, Wildwood":


garyjordanphotographer.com

©2014-2015 | DMCA | Contact us