Jackson, Michigan (Amtrak station)


Jackson, Michigan (Amtrak station)
Jackson
Michigan Central Railroad Jackson Depot.JPG
Station statistics
Address 501 East Michigan Avenue
Jackson, MI, 49201
Lines
  Wolverine
Platforms 2
Tracks 3
Parking Yes; free
Baggage check No
Other information
Opened 1841
Rebuilt 1872 & 1978
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Code JXN
Owned by Amtrak
Traffic
Passengers (2010) 28,506[1] increase 3.9%
Services
Preceding station   Amtrak   Following station
toward Chicago
Wolverine
toward Pontiac
Michigan Central Railroad Jackson Depot
Jackson, Michigan (Amtrak station) is located in Michigan
Location: Jackson, Michigan, USA
Coordinates: 42°14′52.9″N 84°24′1.1″W / 42.248028°N 84.400306°W / 42.248028; -84.400306Coordinates: 42°14′52.9″N 84°24′1.1″W / 42.248028°N 84.400306°W / 42.248028; -84.400306
Architect: Henry A. Gardner
Architectural style: Italianate
NRHP Reference#: 02001504
Added to NRHP: 2002

Jackson is an Amtrak station in Jackson, Michigan, United States. It is served by the Wolverine. The station was rebuilt by the Michigan Central Railroad in 1872, as a replacement for an earlier station built in 1841,[2] and added to the National Register of Historic Places in the year 2002.[3]

Station platform

There are currently plans to repair and modernize the station, including possibly converting into a true intermodal facility on the model of the Kalamazoo Transportation Center. The Michigan Department of Transportation has made a $300,000 grant for roof and brick repairs; city officials estimate that a full renovation/expansion would cost $10-13 million.[4]

Of the 22 Michigan stations served by Amtrak, Jackson was the 11th-busiest in FY2010, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 80 passengers daily.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2010, State of Michigan" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2010. http://www.amtrak.com/pdf/factsheets/MICHIGAN10.pdf. Retrieved 2011-01-06. 
  2. ^ Stations: Jackson, Michigan (Michigan's Internet Railroad History Museum)
  3. ^ Jackson County Listings at the National Register of Historic Places
  4. ^ Paul, Fredricka (December 26, 2007). "Depot remake picks up steam". Jackson Citizen-Patriot: p. A1. 

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