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Amtrak's Silver Meteor Yemassee, South Carolina, September 2003

The Yemassee Amtrak station is an Amtrak station in Yemassee, South Carolina. Located at 15 Wall Street (erroneously listed as 9 Main Street in the Amtrak timetable and at Amtrak.com), the station consists of a covered platform on the northwest side of the northeast-southwest tracks, a small parking lot, and a building. The building is mostly boarded up, but it does have a small waiting room for Amtrak passengers. It also contains a freight depot. Both the station and the freight house were originally built by the Charleston and Western Carolina Railroad and later run by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

Yemassee is served by the Palmetto and Silver Meteor trains of Amtrak's Silver Service. Both trains pass through Yemassee, near the growing towns of Beaufort and Hilton Head, at roughly the same times of the day; the northbound Palmetto and southbound Silver Meteor do so in the morning, while the southbound Palmetto and northbound Silver Meteor come through in the evening.

This train could be modeled with a Kato P42, two Kato or Con Cor Budd bagagge cars, a Kato or Con Cor Budd coach as a standin for the dormitory/lounge car, two Con Cor Viewliners, one Bachmann Amfleet diner, three Bachmann Amfleet coaches, and a Kato or Con Cor Superliner diner. Why are there two diners on this train?

My picture of the Yemassee station at the bottom is displayed on Don Hebner's Amtrak site.

Picture of Amtrak locomotive P42 number 136 Picture of Amtrak locomotive P42 number 136 Picture of Amtrak locomotive P42 number 136 Picture of Amtrak Heritage Fleet bagagge car 1226
Picture of Amtrak Heritage Fleet bagagge car 1226 Picture of Amtrak Heritage Fleet dorm lounge 2513 Picture of Amtrak Viewliner sleeper 62042, Sunrise View Picture of Amtrak Viewliner sleeper 62022, Mountain View
Picture of Amtrak Heritage Fleet diner 8558 Picture of Amtrak 28000-series Amfleet I diner Picture of Amtrak 25023 Amfleet I coach Closeup picture of Amtrak logo
Picture of Amtrak Superliner Diner 38066 Picture of Amtrak Heritage Fleet bagagge 1171 Picture of Amtrak Heritage Fleet bagagge 1171 Picture of Amtrak Heritage Fleet bagagge 1171
Picture of Amtrak Superliner Diner 38066 Picture of Amtrak depot in Yemassee, SC Picture of Amtrak depot in Yemassee, SC Picture of Amtrak depot sign in Yemassee, SC

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