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Amtrak - Marks, MS (MKS)



MARKS
MISSISSIPPI
(MKS)

Note: Amtrak Marks, MS Station opened on May 4, 2018.

 

Station Data:

Address

285 Cherry Street
Marks, MS 38646

Map

Location

34.2583 N, 90.2723 W

Elevation

50 m / 165 ft

Population

1,735 (Census 2010)

Staff

Unstaffed

Building

Shelter only

Ridership

No data

 

Amtrak Train:

Train Name Route

CITY OF NEW ORLEANS

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


Update:
Amtrak Marks Station opened on May 4, 2018, consisting of a platform and shelter. 

(Sources - "Great American Station" Amtrak Welcomes Marks, Miss., To Its National Network)



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

 

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

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

 

Amtrak Marks Station opened on May 4, 2018, consisting of a platform and shelter.  Marks, MS is located between Memphis, TN and Greenwood, MS (69 miles south of Memphis, 57 miles north of Greenwood).  In 2000 the three-letter code for Marks was MRX, but now changed to MKS.

Amtrak timetable showing Marks Station (Effective May 8, 2018)

(Source: amtrak.com 2018 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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