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Amtrak - Ashland, KY (AKY)



ASHLAND
KENTUCKY
(AKY)

 

Station Data:

Address

99 15th Street
Ashland, KY 41101

Map

Location

38.48 N, 82.64 W

Elevation

165 m / 540 ft

Population

21,684 (Census 2010)

Staff

Unstaffed

Building

Brick, Year built unknown

Ridership

2,820 (FY2011)

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name Route

CARDINAL

[ New York, NY - Cincinnati, OH - Indianapolis, IN - Chicago, IL ]


~ Ashland Transportation Center Information ~

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Visited on February 9, 2017

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Amtrak Ashland, KY Station

Amtrak Ashland, KY Station

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Station Building built in 1906

The building is former C&O Freight House

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Station Entrance

Inside of the station

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Amtrak Station Information Board

Looking North (Ohio River)

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Platform

Amtrak Station Name Board

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Looking West (Chicago)

Looking East (New York)

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Looking South (15th Street near Station)

Looking North (15th Street near Station)

Visited on August 29, 2001

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Station Building

Station Building

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Looking West (Chicago)

Looking North (Ohio River)



Amtrak first used former C&O Ashland Depot built in 1925 located at 1024 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY.  In 1975 Amtrak moved from former C&O Ashland Depot  to Tri-State Station in Catlettsburg, KY. 

Currently the former C&O Ashland Depot is used for Bank office.  All tracks were removed, but the canopies still exist.

First Amtrak timetable showing Ashland Station (issued on May 1, 1971)

(Source: timetables.org 1971 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)

Amtrak timetable showing the location of Ashland (issued on November 15, 1974)

(Source: timetables.org 1974 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)


C&O Ashland Depot (February 9, 2017)

C&O 1 C&O 2

C&O Ashland, KY Depot built in 1925

C&O Depot is used for Bank office

C&O 3 C&O 4

"CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILWAY"

Platform Side

C&O 5 C&O 6

Platform Side

Platform Side

C&O 7 C&O 8

Old Passenger Car

Inside of the passenger car




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