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The Laurel Amtrak Station
, located in Laurel, Mississippi
Laurel is a city located in Jones County in Mississippi, a state of the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 18,393 although a significant population increase has been reported following Hurricane Katrina. Located in southeast Mississippi, southeast of...
, is served by the passenger train. The street address is 230 North Maple Street, in the heart of downtown Laurel. It was originally built in 1913 by the New Orleans and Northeastern Railroad
The New Orleans and Northeastern Railroad was a Class I railroad in Louisiana and Mississippi in the United States. The railroad operated of track from its completion in 1883 until it was absorbed by the Alabama Great Southern Railroad subsidiary of the Southern Railway in 1969.- History :The...
, which was acquired in 1916 by the Southern Railway.
Of the 10 Mississippi stations served by Amtrak, Laurel was the sixth-busiest in FY2010, boarding or detraining an average of approximately 15 passengers daily.