Bellows Falls (Amtrak station)

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Bellows Falls
Bellows Falls Amtrak.jpg
The Bellows Falls station building.
Location 54 Depot Street
Bellows Falls, VT 05101
Coordinates 43°08′10″N 72°26′53″W / 43.13613°N 72.447925°W / 43.13613; -72.447925Coordinates: 43°08′10″N 72°26′53″W / 43.13613°N 72.447925°W / 43.13613; -72.447925
Line(s)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Connections Green Mountain Railroad
Other information
Station code BLF
History
Opened 1923
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 4,774[1]Increase 3.3%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Vermonter
toward St. Albans

Bellows Falls is a train station in Bellows Falls, Vermont served by Amtrak, the national railroad passenger system. The station was built in 1923 by the Central Vermont Railway, but also served Boston and Maine Railroad and Rutland Railroad trains. A scene of the 1999 movie The Cider House Rules was filmed there.[2] The station also serves the headquarters of the Green Mountain Scenic Railroad, and provides tourist excursions to Chester Depot, Ludlow, Summit, and Rutland.

Greyhound, the national intercity bus service, also serves Bellows Falls from this station.[3] Local bus service to and from the train station is also provided by the Current's Bellows Falls-Rutland Connector (route 57), linking to Ludlow's Okemo Mountain Resort.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of Vermont" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  2. ^ My Movie Business by John Irving, page121
  3. ^ Bellows Falls, VT, Greyhound Lines. Retrieved 2015-04-25.
  4. ^ Bellows Falls to Rutland, Connecticut River Transit. Retrieved 2015-04-25.

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