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Benson (Amtrak station)

Benson
A replica of the former Benson Southern Pacific Railroad station
Station statistics
Address 105 East 4th Street
Benson, AZ 85602
Coordinates
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Station code BEN
Owned by City of Benson
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 1,833[1] Increase 34%
Services
Preceding station   Amtrak   Following station
toward Los Angeles
Sunset Limited
toward New Orleans
Texas Eagle
toward Chicago

The Benson, Arizona (Amtrak Station) (BEN) is located at 105 East 4th Street in Benson, Arizona, USA.

Benson is a flag stop on the Sunset Limited, combined with the Texas Eagle as it passes through Benson 3 days a week: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday westbound; Monday, Thursday and Saturday eastbound.[2] As of January 2008 there are no facilities for Amtrak passengers other than a metal shelter. The nearby Southern Pacific Railroad Depot replica has been used as a tourist information center.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of Arizona" (PDF).  
  2. ^ Sunset Limited timetable, fall/winter 2008-2009 , accessed December 7, 2008
  3. ^ Arizona Railroad Structures (Railroad Station Historical Society)

External links

  • Benson Amtrak station information
  • Amtrak – Stations – Benson, AZ
  • Benson Amtrak Station (USA Rail Guide -- Train Web)
  • Benson (BEN)--Great American Stations (Amtrak)


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