White River Junction (Amtrak station)

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White River Junction
White River Junction VT.jpg
Station statistics
Address 102 Railroad Row
White River Junction, VT 05001
Coordinates 43°38′54″N 72°19′4″W / 43.64833°N 72.31778°W / 43.64833; -72.31778Coordinates: 43°38′54″N 72°19′4″W / 43.64833°N 72.31778°W / 43.64833; -72.31778
Line(s)
Connections Green Mountain Railroad
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Other information
Opened December 8, 1937
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Station code WRJ
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 15,480[1] Increase 2.3%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
Vermonter
toward St. Albans

White River Junction is a passenger train station in White River Junction, Vermont, served by Amtrak's Vermonter. It is also used by the Green Mountain Railroad for passenger excursion trains to Thetford and the Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, Vermont. Originally, it was built in 1937 as a union station[2] that served the Boston and Maine Railroad, Central Vermont Railway, and Rutland Railroad. On display adjacent to the station is a sheltered display of Boston and Maine Railroad #494, a historic steam locomotive. The station's historic building is a contributing property in the White River Junction Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of Vermont" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Existing Railroad Stations in Windsor County, Vermont
  3. ^ Courtney Fisher (original author) (May, 1980 (original date)). "White River Junction Historic District --National Register Nomination Information". Scanned or other replica of original NRHP application document. CRJC.ORG. 

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