Portland, Maine (Amtrak station)


Portland, Maine (Amtrak station)

Infobox Station
style=Amtrak
name=Portland


image_size=
image_caption=The "Downeaster" at Portland
address=100 Thompson's Point Road
Portland Transportation Center
Portland, ME 04102
line=rail color box|system=Amtrak|line=Downeaster
other=METRO; Greater Portland Transit District, Concord Coach Lines
platform=Elevated, covered, lit
tracks=2(excluding storage tracks)
parking=Yes: $3.00 per day
bicycle=Yes
passengers=137,720
pass_year=2007
pass_percent=-1.3
opened=1996
rebuilt=
ADA=
code=POR
owned=Trailways Transportation System Fact|date=August 2008
zone=
services=s-rail|title=AmtrakComplimentary coffee, local information, payphones, restrooms, vending machines

Portland Transportation Center is a bus/train station in Portland, Maine served and run primarily by Concord Coach Lines (20 Trips a day), as well as Amtrak (5 trips a day), the national railroad passenger system. It also serves the Greater Portland Transit District with bus service to 4 communities in Maine. Nearly 400 passengers daily board Amtrak's Downeaster, making it the most popular Amtrak station in Maine. It is the 11th-busiest station in New England, as of FY2007.

Portland Transportation Center is further south of the former Portland (Maine) Union Station.

External links

* [http://www.trainweb.org/usarail/portlandme.htm Portland Amtrak Station & Transportation Center (USA Rail Guide -- Train Web)]
* [http://www.concordtrailways.com Concord Coach Lines Homepage]
* [http://www.gpmetrobus.com/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1 METRO - Greater Portland Transit District]
* [http://www.transportme.org/html/Terminal_PTC.html Portland Transportation Center -- Greater Portland Maine Transportation Page]


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