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Amtrak Test Train Set to Roll Along Gulf Coast 2/18 and 2/19

17 Feb 2016 5:42 PM | Jackson McQuigg (Administrator)

Meet the train if you can to show your support for restored New Orleans-Florida service! Bring a suitcase to show that you want to be "on board"!

Again, the schedule is:

Feb. 18:

• Louisiana: New Orleans, 8:45 a.m.

• Mississippi: Bay St. Louis, 10:20 a.m.; Gulfport, 11:00 a.m.; Biloxi, 11:31 a.m.;Pascagoula, 12:16 p.m.

• Alabama: Mobile, 1:25 p.m.; Atmore, 2:41 p.m.

Feb. 19:

  • Florida: Pensacola, 8:00 a.m.; Crestview, 9:20 a.m.; Chipley, 11:00 a.m.; Tallahassee, 2:47 p.m.; Madison, 4:24 p.m.; Lake City, 5:35 p.m.; arriving Jacksonville at 7:15 p.m.

News coverage from the Hattieburg (MS) American:

http://www.hattiesburgamerican.com/story/news/2016/02/17/amtrak-test-trip-met-celebrations-coast/80498144/

--Jackson McQuigg

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