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Amtrak - Lexington, NC (LEX)



LEXINGTON
NORTH CAROLINA
(LEX)


Station Data:

Address

Center Street & Railroad Track
Lexington, NC 27292

Map

Location

35.82 N, 80.25 W

Elevation

232m / 760ft

Population

18,931 (Census 2010)

Staff

Unstaffed

Building

Former Freight Building

Ridership

542 (FY2013)

 

Amtrak Trains:

Train Name

Route

CAROLINIAN

[ New York, NY - Richmond, VA - Raleigh, NC - Charlotte, NC ]

PIEDMONT

[ Raleigh, NC - Greensboro, NC - Charlotte, NC ]


Lexington, NC Amtrak station is a conditional stop station.  Trains stop on the date when the Barbecue Festival is open.  All daytime trains (Piedmont and Carolinian) stop at Lexington to receive and discharge passengers.  For more detail of 2010 Lexington Barbecue Festival Amtrak Station Information, please click HERE (pdf file).



Visited in October 2010

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Lexington Station (Former Freight Building)
10 / 23 / 2010

Track Side
10 / 23 / 2010

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Welcome to the Barbecue Capital
10 / 23 / 2010

Opens only on Sun in 4th week of October
10 / 23 / 2010

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Waiting Area
10 / 23 / 2010

Free Drink Bar
10 / 23 / 2010

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Train #74 arrived
10 / 23 / 2010

Train #74 arrived
10 / 23 / 2010

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Looking Northeast (New York, Raleigh)
10 / 23 / 2010

Looking Southwest (Charlotte)
10 / 23 / 2010

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Temporary Platform
10 / 23 / 2010

Temporary Platform
10 / 23 / 2010

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Temporary Platform
10 / 23 / 2010

Train #75 - Arriving
10 / 23 / 2010

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Train #75 - Discharging
10 / 23 / 2010

Train #75 - Boarding
10 / 23 / 2010

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Train #75 - Departing
10 / 23 / 2010

Train #75 - Departing
10 / 23 / 2010

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Lexington BBQ Festival

Main Street (Looking Southwest)
10 / 23 / 2010

Lexington BBQ Festival

Main Street (Looking Northeast)
10 / 23 / 2010



Lexington Station, Freight building is found behind the station (July 1970)




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