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Amtrak - Marks, MS (MRX)



MARKS
MISSISSIPPI
(MRX)

Note: Amtrak planned to serve Marks, MS around 2000, but it did not happen.

 

Station Data:

Address

Cherry Street
Marks, MS 38646

Map

Location

34.26 N, 90.27 W

Elevation

50 m / 165 ft

Population

1,735 (Census 2010)

Building

Y&MV Wood Depot, Built year unknown

Condition

Station building still exists

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name Route

CITY OF NEW ORLEANS

[ Chicago, IL - Memphis, TN - Jackson, MS - New Orleans, LA ]

Note: City of New Orleans never served Marks, MS


Update:
New Amtrak Marks Station is being constructed and expected to open in 2018, will consist of a platform and shelter. 

(Sources - "Great American Station" Ground Broken for Future Marks, Miss., Station)



Around 2000 Amtrak planned to serve Marks, MS and National Timetable showed the station.  However, it never happened and the station name, Marks disappeared.  Marks, MS is located between Memphis, TN and Greenwood, MS (69 miles south of Memphis, 55 miles north of Greenwood).

  

The last Amtrak timetable showing Marks Station (Effective October 29, 2000)

(Source: timetables.org 2000 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)



Visited on April 28, 2002

Photo 1 Photo 2

Marks Y&MV Station (Museum)

Looking South (New Orleans)


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