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Trolley Route for Palm Sunday Announced

Lake Charles TrolleyCostandza Thomas with the Transit Department of the City of Lake Charles has announced the route that the Lake Charles Transit system’s Bus/Trolley will follow to provide transportation for those attending Palm Sunday activities on April 1, 2012, including  hours of operation and drop off/pick up locations.

This streetcar re-enactment is one of several expanded activities that make up Palm Sunday. An on-board docent will provide insights during the short trip to ICCS in Margaret Place.

The hours of operation are from 9:45 – 5:30. The Trolley will run a continual loop with the initial starting point at the “South 9” section of the Lake Charles Civic Center. Clearly marked, this section is mid-way between Lakeshore Drive and the Amphitheatre. The Trolley will proceed to the front door of Immaculate Conception Catholic School (ICCS) via Kirby and Ryan Street.

The complete route, pick up/drop off locations, and ticket purchase locations are as follows:

  • On Ryan:
    • Front of Home Furniture (across from OB’s*)
    • Front of ICCS
  • Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr. at:
    • Harrison in front of 121 Artisan’s Bistro* T
    • Watkins in front of Lifeshare Blood Center*
    • Alvin in front of The Urology Clinic*
    • Drew Park near entrance to park*
  • Proceed to Foster, then Shell Beach Drive
  • Shell Beach Drive:
    • Near 205 Shell Beach Drive, one of the homes on the tour* T
    • Park Avenue*
  • Return to “South 9” section at Civic Center*  T

* denotes drop off/pickup locations.

T denotes ticket sales location.


The Calcasieu Historical Preservation Society and Margaret Place Historical District salute and thank the Lake Charles Transit Department for the vital role they play in this year's tour.