Jump to content




Help Support AmtrakTrains.com by donating using the link above or becoming a Supporting Member.

Photo

Jackson, MS


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 Kenneth

Kenneth

    Service Attendant

  • Members
  • PipPip
  • 98 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Southern Illinois
  • Interests:Trains, Model Railroad

Posted 27 August 2016 - 04:56 AM

I am doing a points run to Jackson. Arriving on southbound CONO, leaving that evening. Any thoughts on things to see near the station. Does anyone know if the station is a comfortable place to wait?



#2 lepearso

lepearso

    OBS Chief

  • Members
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 314 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Tennessee
  • Interests:Historic preservation, sustainable development, livable communities, rail travel, transportation policy, cultural and political history of the Low Countries (Belgium, Luxembourg, The Netherlands).

Posted 27 August 2016 - 07:03 AM

It's a nice station.  The biggest attraction in the station district is the King Edward hotel.  The last time I was in Jackson the downtown appeared to be slowly building up.  I can't tell you if it has finally emerged as a vibrant area, but I know that's the goal. 


TARP: Tennessee Association of Railroad Passengers www.tarprail.org





0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users