Proposed Amtrak Stop
for City of Marks
The new Marks, Mississippi station will be a part of the “City of New Orleans Route” passenger service from Chicago to New Orleans hosted by CN. Amtrak train #58 will be the a.m. train that is southbound and #59 will be the p.m. train northbound will serve this stop. It will serve Northwest Mississippi consisting of 11 counties.
This stop will impact approximately 270,000 citizens living in these rural communities.
Amtrak’s passenger service not only moves people with its inter-city rail, but also helps move the nation’s economy forward. When it comes to meeting customers’ expectations, safety and environmental issues, Amtrak is rated with high quality and efficiency. The new Amtrak stop in Marks will provide fertile economic grounds leading to greater tourism and business opportunities for this region.