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Amtrak - Montgomery, AL (MGM)



MONTGOMERY
ALABAMA
(MGM)

Gulf Breeze was discontinued in April 1995

Floridian was discontinued in October 1979


Station Data:

Address

335 Coosa Street
Montgomery, AL 36101

Map

Location

32.38 N, 86.31 W

Elevation

50 m / 165 ft

Population

205,764 (Census 2010)

Building

Brick/Stone, Built in 1897

Condition

Union Station exists.

 

Amtrak Trains:

Train Name Route

FLORIDIAN

[ Chicago, IL - Nashville, TN - St. Petersburg/Miami, FL ]

Floridian was discontinued in October 1979

GULF BREEZE

[ New York, NY - Atlanta, GA - Birmingham, AL - Mobile, AL ]

Gulf Breeze was discontinued on April 1, 1995



Visited on April 1, 2009

Photo 1 Photo 2

Amtrak station was in front of the grain tower

Looking Southwest

Photo 3 Photo 4

Looking Northeast

Looking Northeast

Photo 5 Photo 6

Montgomery Union Station

Amtrak used Union Station from 1971 to 1979

Photo 7 Photo 8

Inside of the Union Station

The train shed still stands (used for parking)

Photo 9 Photo 10

Union Station was built in 1899

Near the Union Station



I bought this postcard through eBay.  Amtrak "Gulf Breeze" #520 stopped at Montgomery, AL (year unknown).  The grain tower still exists.  The Gulf Breeze was introduced in October 1989, but discontinued on April 1, 1995.



Montgomery Union Station (April 1974)

Amtrak Floridian at Montgomery Union Station (June 1975)

Amtrak "Gulf Breeze" #520 stopped at Montgomery, AL (June 1990)

Amtrak "Gulf Breeze" #519 stopped at Montgomery, AL (March 1995)




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