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Benson, AZ
Benson station.jpg
Replica of the former Southern Pacific Railroad station
Location105 East 4th Street
Benson, AZ 85602
United States
Coordinates 31°58′08″N 110°17′50″W / 31.96889°N 110.29722°W / 31.96889; -110.29722
BENSON (AMTRAK STATION) Latitude and Longitude:

31°58′08″N 110°17′50″W / 31.96889°N 110.29722°W / 31.96889; -110.29722
Operated byAmtrak
Line(s) Union Pacific Railroad
PlatformsShort accessible
Tracks2
Construction
ParkingShort and long term
Other information
StatusYes
Station code Amtrak code: BEN
Traffic
Passengers (2017)2,036 [1]Increase 1.14%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward  Los Angeles
Sunset Limited
toward  New Orleans
Texas Eagle
toward  Chicago

Benson is a train station in Benson, Arizona. It is served by Amtrak's Sunset Limited and Texas Eagle, which pass through Benson 3 days a week in each direction. [2] There are no facilities for Amtrak passengers other than a small metal shelter. The nearby Southern Pacific Railroad Depot replica building has been used as a tourist information center. [3]

The station is a flag stop, served only when passengers have tickets to and from the station.

References

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2017, State of Arizona" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2017. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  2. ^ Sunset Limited timetable, fall/winter 2008-2009 , accessed December 7, 2008
  3. ^ Arizona Railroad Structures (Railroad Station Historical Society)

External links

Media related to Benson (Amtrak station) at Wikimedia Commons