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Amtrak - Sanford, FL (SFD)



SANFORD
FLORIDA
(SFD)

Silver Service and Sunset Limited has no longer stopped at Sanford, FL since August 1, 2005.


Station Data:

Address

800 Persimmon Avenue
Sanford, FL 32771

Map

Location

28.81 N, 81.29 W

Elevation

8 m / 25 ft

Population

53,570 (Census 2010)

Building

Built in 1953

Condition

Demolished

 

Amtrak Trains:

Train Name

Route

SILVER METEOR

[ New York, NY - Florence, SC - Orlando, FL - Miami, FL ]

SILVER STAR

[ New York, NY - Columbia, SC - Tampa, FL - Miami, FL ]

SUNSET LIMITED

[ Orlando, FL - Houston, TX - San Antonio, TX - Los Angeles, CA ]

The service of Sunset Limited east of New Orleans has been suspended.

 

Urban Railroad Information:

Name

Category

SunRail

Commuter Train



The last Amtrak timetable showing Sanford Station (issued on April 25, 2005)

(Source: timetables.org 2005 National Railroad Passenger Corporation)



Visited on April 9, 2009

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Sanford was closed on August 1, 2005

Former Amtrak Station

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Waiting Area Entrance

Waiting Area

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Platform Side

The building is abandoned and so damaged

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Looking South (Miami)

Looking North (New York)

     

Visited on January 9, 2006

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Sanford was closed on August 1, 2005

Notice for Station Close

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Waiting Area (Closed)

Entrance of Waiting Area

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Entrance of Waiting Area

Damaged Station (Platform Side)

Visited on October 22, 2003

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Sanford has two stations, one is here,
the other is for the Auto Train

Platform Side

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Platform Side

Waiting Area (unstaffed)

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South Side of Station

Damaged Freight Storage (South Side)

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Looking North (New York)

Looking South (Miami)

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Looking West from Platform

Looking Depot from Entrance (2001)



Amtrak F40PH Phase III Northbound Train at Sanford Station (September 1986)

Amtrak F40PH Phase III Northbound Train at Sanford Station (May 1995)

Amtrak P42 Phase III and CSX Locomotives at Sanford Station (January 1998)






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