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The leading Cafe/Club Amfleet along the ramp down to the Cabbage former F59PHI
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A crowd around one of two open doors onto the Downeaster, this door and unnessary bridge plate has no one at it.
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Cabbage #90214 will continue leading Train #698 after the train from Brunswick backed into the station
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Cabbage #90214 and two bikes that have just been dropped off by their owners at the low-level portion of the platform
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The canopy in the middle of the platform
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A new platform sign includes a strip map of the entire route
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Doors and walkway up into the station from the platform
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The back end of the platform
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The last few passengers board Southbound Downeaster #698 for what will be an on time departure for continuing service to Boston from Brunswick
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The doors into the station house (and parking lot above) have signs not to come out until Boarding has been announced
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The empty train storage tracks (with potable water areas) beyond the station platform
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This area is where the engines normally are (at the Maine-bound end of the push-pull trains)
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The red bumpers and silver boxes for engine idol power hook-ups across from the Portland platform
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The line of passengers boarding Downeaster Train #698, the Sunday evening trip for Boston wait to be beckoned by the crew (and for the boarding announcement) in the enclosed walkway ramp down from the bus waiting room
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Two bridge plates for Coach boarding to two open doors. The gap is minimal
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Greenery and a Portland platform sign, the station's parking lot is beyond
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Boarding passengers make their ways to the two open doors
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The now empty walkway down to the trains with a few straggles approaching, notice the yellow line and arrows to separate arriving and departing passengers
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The rear Amfleet I Coach of the Downeaster doesn't platform, the P42 locomotive is at the back
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An extra Downeaster trainset is in the yard beyond the one stopped in the station
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