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Amtrak - Sanford, FL - Auto Train Station (SFA)



SANFORD
AUTO TRAIN STATION
FLORIDA
(SFA)

 

Station Data:

Address

600 Persimmon Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771

Map

Location

28.81 N, 81.29 W

Elevation

8m / 25ft

Population

53,570 (Census 2010)

Staff

Staffed

Open Hours

8:00am - 4:00pm  Daily

Building

Built in 2010

Ridership

259,944 (FY2011)

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name

Route

AUTO TRAIN

[ Lorton, VA - Sanford, FL ]


AMTRAK AUTO TRAIN - "Did you Know?"

Amtrak has provided this service since 1983.

It is longest passenger train in the world --- over 3/4 of a mile in length with 18  passenger cars, 33 auto carriers and two engines.

It transports over 130,000 automobiles and 250,000 passengers per year.

It carries over 650 passengers and 330 automobiles on a full train.

 

 


Visited in April 2009

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Persimmon Street (Looking West)
4 / 9 / 2009

Sanford Auto Train Station Entrance
4 / 9 / 2009

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Looking toward Station
4 / 9 / 2009

Check-in Point
4 / 9 / 2009

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Station Building
4 / 9 / 2009

Platform Side
4 / 9 / 2009

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Waiting Area #1
4 / 9 / 2009

Waiting Area #2
4 / 9 / 2009

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Ticket Counter
4 / 9 / 2009

New Building Plan
4 / 9 / 2009

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Looking toward Northwest (Lorton)
4 / 9 / 2009

Looking toward Southeast
4 / 9 / 2009

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Auto Carrier
4 / 9 / 2009

Auto Carrier Loading/Unloading Area
4 / 9 / 2009

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Maintenance Shop
4 / 9 / 2009

Maintenance Shop
4 / 9 / 2009

Visited in May 2003 and Nov. 2001

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Sanford Auto Train Station Entrance
5 / 2 / 2003

Sanford Auto Train Station
5 / 2 / 2003

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Platform Side
5 / 2 / 2003

Ticket Counter
5 / 2 / 2003

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Waiting Area (Inside of Building)
5 / 2 / 2003

Waiting Area (Outside of Building)
5 / 2 / 2003

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Auto Train #51 has arrived
5 / 2 / 2003

Auto Carriers
11 / 13 / 2001

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Maintenance Shop
5 / 2 / 2003

Auto Carrier Yard
5 / 2 / 2003

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Looking toward Northwest
5 / 2 / 2003

Looking toward East
5 / 2 / 2003



Amtrak P40 and F40PH at Sanford Auto Station (June 1993)





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