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Amtrak - Charleston, SC (CHS)



CHARLESTON
SOUTH CAROLINA
(CHS)

 

Station Data:

Address

4565 Gaynor Avenue
North Charleston, SC 29406

Map

Location

32.88 N, 80.00 W

Elevation

9m / 30ft

Population

120,083 (Charleston)
97,471 (North Charleston)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hours

4:05am - 10:30pm   Daily

Building

Built in 1956

Ridership

81,180 (FY2011)

 

Amtrak Trains:

Train Name Route

PALMETTO

[ New York, NY - Washington, DC - Florence, SC - Savannah, GA ]

SILVER METEOR

[ New York, NY - Florence, SC - Orlando, FL - Miami, FL ]



Visited in January 2008

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Station Entrance Gate
1 / 16 / 2008

Station is located in North Charleston
1 / 16 / 2008

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Built by Atlantic Coast Line in 1956
1 / 16 / 2008

Main Entrance
1 / 16 / 2008

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Platform
1 / 16 / 2008

Ticket Counter
1 / 16 / 2008

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Station is enclosed with fences
1 / 16 / 2008

0.3 miles North of Station (Montague Ave.)
1 / 16 / 2008

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Looking toward South (Miami)
1 / 16 / 2008

Looking toward North (New York)
1 / 16 / 2008

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NS Office (0.5 miles west of Amtrak sta.)
1 / 16 / 2008

Located in Norfolk Southern Yard
1 / 16 / 2008

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Charleston Downtown
1 / 16 / 2008

Charleston Downtown
1 / 16 / 2008

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Charleston Downtown
1 / 16 / 2008

Charleston Downtown
1 / 16 / 2008

Visited in June 2003

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Station Building
6 / 23 / 2003

Main Entrance
6 / 23 / 2003

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Platform
6 / 23 / 2003

Station Entrance Gate
6 / 23 / 2003

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Ticket Counter
6 / 23 / 2003

Waiting Area
6 / 23 / 2003

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Looking toward North
6 / 23 / 2003

Looking toward South
6 / 23 / 2003

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Freight Train
6 / 23 / 2003

Located north side of the station.
6 / 23 / 2003



SCL GP40 passing Charleston Station (September 1981)




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