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New Iberia’s New Look

By November 12, 2013 No Comments

Thanks to the efforts of local historian Shane K. Bernard, Ph.D., the platform at the New Iberia, Louisiana depot sports new benches, trash receptacles and potted plants that create a welcoming impression for rail travelers. The project was financed by a $1,250 grant from the BNSF Railway Foundation, whose mission is to “support and improve the general welfare and quality of life in communities served by BNSF.” Community members stepped in to help install the benches and fill the planters. In addition, depot owner Louisiana & Delta Railroad fixed platform lighting, and Amtrak plans to install new signage.

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