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Railroads:  AMTK,BNSF,CN,NS

Amtrak: 4/day, *See below
NS: 8-12/day
CN: throughout the day, morning best
BNSF: 2-4/day

Radio Frequencies:
Uses CN frequency


Personal Safety:

Local Police/RR Police:
Centralia PD, RR n/a

Food:  Throughout town

Other Information

The parking lots on the east side of the tracks along Oak St or anywhere on the west side of the tracks along Chestnut St are the best locations.  Noleman St is one-way eastbound with an underpass and McCord St is one-way westbound with a bridge over the tracks.

Morning sees the most CN trains while BNSF and NS trains can come through at anytime.

Amtrak Schedule effective 27OCT2002
#58/#59 City of New Orleans: daily; NB 4:10am/SB 12:25am Schedule link

#391/#392 Illini: daily; SB 8:21am/NB 4:58pm Schedule link

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