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Amtrak - Sanford, FL (SFD)



SANFORD
FLORIDA
(SFD)

Silver Service and Sunset Limited has no longer stopped at Sanford, FL since August 1, 2005.


Station Data:

Address

800 Persimmon Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771

Map

Location

28.81 N, 81.29 W

Elevation

8m / 25ft

Population

53,570 (Census 2010)

Building

Built in 1953

Condition

Demolished

 

Amtrak Trains:

Train Name

Route

SILVER METEOR

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

SILVER STAR

[ New York, NY - Columbia, SC - Tampa, FL - Miami, FL ]

SUNSET LIMITED

[ Orlando, FL - Houston, TX - San Antonio, TX - Los Angeles, CA ]

The service of Sunset Limited east of New Orleans has been suspended.

 

Urban Railroad Information:

Name

Category

SunRail

Commuter Train



The last Amtrak timetable showing Sanford Station (issued on April 25, 2005)

(Source: timetables.org 2005 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)



Visited in April 2009

Photo 0001 Photo 0002

Sanford was closed on August 1, 2005.
4 / 9 / 2009

Former Amtrak Station
4 / 9 / 2009

Photo 0003 Photo 0004

Waiting Area Entrance
4 / 9 / 2009

Waiting Area
4 / 9 / 2009

Photo 0005 Photo 0006

Platform Side
4 / 9 / 2009

The building is abandoned and so damaged
4 / 9 / 2009

Photo 0007 Photo 0008

Looking toward South (Miami)
4 / 9 / 2009

Looking toward North (New York)
4 / 9 / 2009

     

Visited in January 2006

Photo 001 Photo 002

Sanford was closed on August 1, 2005.
1 / 9 / 2006

Notice for Station Close
1 / 9 / 2006

Photo 003 Photo 004

Waiting Area (Closed)
1 / 9 / 2006

Entrance of Waiting Area
1 / 9 / 2006

Photo 005 Photo 006

Entrance of Waiting Area
1 / 9 / 2006

Damaged Station (Platform Side)
1 / 9 / 2006

Visited in October 2003

Photo 1 Photo 2

Sanford has two stations, one is here,
the other is for the Auto Train.
10 / 22 / 2003

Platform Side
10 / 22 / 2003

Photo 3 Photo4

Platform Side
10 / 22 / 2003

Waiting Area (unstaffed)
10 / 22 / 2003

Photo 5 Photo6

South Side of Station
10 / 22 / 2003

Damaged Freight Storage (South Side)
10 / 22 / 2003

Photo 7 Photo 8

Looking West from Platform
10 / 22 / 2003

Looking Depot from Entrance
10 / 20 / 2001

Photo 9 Photo 10

Looking toward North (New York)
10 / 22 / 2003

Looking toward South (Miami)
10 / 22 / 2003



Amtrak F40PH Phase III Northbound Train at Sanford Station (September 1986)

Amtrak F40PH Phase III Northbound Train at Sanford Station (May 1995)

Amtrak P42 Phase III and CSX Locomotives at Sanford Station (January 1998)






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